At Lackner McLennan we are not only committed to the well being of our clients, but to our community as well.
We recognize the importance of our community and therefore give back whenever possible. Lackner McLennan Insurance and our staff are dedicated to helping as many community causes as we can! And not just financially, but getting out there, getting our hands dirty and showing we care. Some of the many charities/special events we take part in helping are:
Lackner McLennan is pleased to announce that for multiple years, we were chosen as the Winner of the Insurance Brokers Challenge for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser. Kudos to all companies involved!
Pictured above, Melissa Snyder, of LMI, ‘going for #1’, at one of the many Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region Bowl For Kids Sake fundraisers.
Below LMI staff proudly support Breast Cancer Awareness month by wearing pink in the month of October. We also made a donation to this amazing cause.
To see how you can make a contribution, visit: http://www.cbcf.org
During April, Society volunteers raise vital funds for the fight against cancer. Money raised during Daffodil Month helps local patients living with cancer and their families. Donations fund life-saving research, support services and other important work that means fewer Canadians will be touched by the disease.”
Lackner McLennan has provided 3 installments, for a total donation of $15,000 towards the purchase of a world-class Meyer Sound Speaker System and Martin Moving Light System for Kitchener’s Centre in the Square live performing arts venue. For more information please visit Centre in the Square at: http://centreinthesquare.com
Lackner McLennan proudly donated $2500 to KidsAbility Centre for Child Development for their Kids Can’t Wait Radiothon 2015 at Conestoga Mall, which exceeded their goal and raised $212,670 in support of the KidsAbility Centre. It is an honour to participate each year in this great cause.
Learn how you can make a difference and/or donate:
Pictured to the right, David Stark, CEO of LMI, contributing a cheque for $2500 for the 2015 Radiothon at the Conestoga Mall.
Packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child is a fun-filled and hands-on way for you to change the lives of children living is situations of war, poverty, disease, and natural disaster. Every shoebox you pack tells a hurting child that he or she is loved and not forgotten, but that is not the end. This year, the staff at Lackner McLennan Insurance enthusiastically filled 28 shoeboxes for this great cause!
Each year, LMI staff, take part in Random Act of Kindness Day by delivering homemade baked goods to amazing people who do wonderful things in our community. This year, we delivered goodies to the Waterloo Region Cancer Centre, Lisaard House, Anselma House and Spring Hope, along with a signed card of appreciation and IBAO’s signature ‘bipper’ fleece blankets! We hope you all took part in this lovely event too! See how you can get involved this coming year, visit: https://www.kwcf.ca/kindness
Pictured left, LMI staff and all the trays of goodies they’ve baked up to hand out to well deserving people.
Pictured right, Cynthia Roth (Partner), Stephanie White and Joan Bowden deliver our homemade treats and Bipper blankets to the Anselma House.
LMI supported survivors of sexual violence and the #nooneasksforit campaign by wearing purple on May 1st this year! For more information visit:
$30,000 Donation to St. Mary’s Foundation towards a new 100,000 Sq.Ft. addition. For more information please visit the St. Mary’s Foundation website: http://www.supportstmarys.ca/
Lackner McLennan was proud to be part of the 9th Annual Insurance Industry Food Drive, donating 125 lbs of food. In total the food drive collected 1,112 lbs of food this year! Always remember, every item donated helps to make a difference in our community.
Pictured to the left, some of the staff that have filled boxes for 2014 Annual Insurance Industry Food Drive.
For more information please visit The FoodBank of Waterloo Region at: http://www.thefoodbank.ca/
Every year, we donate $2,500 to the 96.7 CHYM FM Family & Children’s Services of Waterloo Region Foundation. Lackner McLennan and our employees are proud to contribute to The Tree of Hope, which raises over $250,000 each year to support summer camp experiences, recreational opportunities, emergency food vouchers, emergency transportation costs and many educational programs to help vulnerable children reach their full potential.
Once again the Lackner McLennan team worked together to support the annual United Way Campaign with 100% employee participation and an increase of 9% in our fundraising efforts. We would like to take this opportunity to recognize our outstanding team and thank them for their generosity and kind support of this annual community event. We look forward to another successful campaign next year!
$25,000 Donation to Anselma House over 5 years to help build a new shelter.
Every year, LMI staff are excited to participate in the annual Terrific Tables, celebrating the kick off to International Women’s Week, supporting women and their children in our community through Women’s Crisis Services.
Sponsorship of this event helps women and children in our region move beyond violence!
This year we blew the competition out of the water and won first place for our Great Gatsby table. The organizers were over the moon with our donations.
To learn more about how you can help, please visit: