Erinwood Ford is involved with many community events and charities.
Every month Erinwood selects a charity. During the month the staff have
different events to raise money for the charity. At the end of the month,
we have a staff lunch for the entire dealerhip where we listen to speakers
talk about the charity and announce the final contributions.
Erinwood Ford and it's employees are proud supporters of Erindale Secondary School's
Character Counts Award. The school has implemented a character building
program which strives to instill in it's students the character traits necessary
to be successful beyond high school. The dealership has partnered with the school
to provide one new Fiesta to a senior graduating student
who best exemplifies these twelve traits as measured by the following four pillars:
Leadership, Academics, Mentoring, and Community Involvement. We are pleased to be
involved in this ground breaking initiative of local businesses working together with
The 2012 Winner Shea Cooper was an incredible canditate for the award. Shea Played
Rugby and was on the wrestling team, he also was on Student Council, Art Club, Robotics,
Agent of Change, Lunch Buddy and Project Santa. Outside of school Shea worked part time
and volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club of Mississauga. The Ontario Ministry of Education
require each student to complete 40 hours of volunteering , Shea did over 800 volunteer
hours. Most importantly Shea is very popular with the teachers and students.
Erindale Secondary School -
Mississauga News Article
(Sep 28 2010)
Community Living Mississauga - climiss.ca
The administration department picked Community Living Mississauga as this months charity. They were able to raise over $4000 for Community Living Mississauga.
Founded in 1955, Community Living Mississauga is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides support to individuals who have an intellectual disability.
There philosophy is that all people will live in a state of dignity and respect, share in all elements of living in a community which is welcoming, accepting and
inclusive of all individuals. All people will have the freedom to make choices and decisions that enable them to achieve self-determination.
We believe that people who have an intellectual disability have a right to live in the community and to participate actively in community life.
Each individual, regardless of disability, should enjoy the full rights of citizenship and the full experience of membership in the community.
Erinwood has had 2 fundraisers for the Mississauga Womens Shelter. The Used Car Department selected
this charity and worked very hard to raise $4500 through a Raptor ticket draw, steak and salmon lunch,
Ipad raffle and a steak sandwhich for the dealership staff monthly lunch.
Erinwood staff had its monthly staff lunch to raise money for Children's Aid. With great
creativity and inituative the staff and the dealerhsip raised over $1200.
The Ford Dealers of Toronto, along with the Salvation Army, each year collect toys
for the disadvantaged children of the Greater Toronto Region.
Erinwood Ford was the top dealer of the 23 GTA dealers, collecting over 2,000 toys
in the month of December.
Erindale Colligiate Fundraiser
Erinwood staff had it's monthly staff lunch to raise money for Erindale. The staff
and the dealerhsip raised over $1500 . This money went to kids at the school who
were less fourunate and who needed help over the Christmas holidays. Erinwood Ford
and Erindale Collegiate also team up to raise money to supply basic living supplies
to the disadvantaged children of the school.
Canada Cancer Society Breast Cancer Month
Erinwood staff had it's monthly staff lunch to raise money for Canadian Cancer Society.
With great creativity and inituative the staff and the dealerhsip raised over $1500 .
The cheque presentation was done on Halloween Day, the girls looked great in their customes
At Erinwood we work hard to collect food for the Mississauga Food Bank. Every member
of the Erinwood Team donates non-perishable food to the Food bank. This year the Parts
Department donated 600 pounds of food.
Mississauga Women Shelter
August 2012- Erinwood staff had it's monthly staff lunch to raise money for the Mississauga Women's
Shelter. The staff and the dealerhsip raised over $1500.
Driven to Quit, The Canadian Cancer Society -
Erinwood Ford partnered with The Canadian Cancer Society to give away a Ford Edge to Amy Ladecour
for quitting smoking... way to go Amy we are proud of you for being able to quit smoking.
To further support the Canadian Cancer society the employees of Erinwood raised money through
their staff lunch, the staff collected more then $500 to donate.
Christian's Children's Fund of Canada -
Erinwood Ford and it's employees are proud to currently sponsor 25 children through
the Christian Children's Fund of Canada. Sponsorship gives underprivileged children
around the world access to education, nutritious food and healthcare. The dealership
has made it simple for it's employees to contribute to this aid organization by both
deducting a nominal amount from each participant's paycheck and sharing in the cost
of each sponsored child.
Memory Ride To Raise Money For Alzheimer -
The Greg Frankovich Memory Ride event was a cycling tour across the country to
raise money for Alzheimers.
Erinwood Ford was the supplier of the support vehicle, a beautiful blue Edge,
that Greg's mother and father drove along side Greg.
Erinwood is a proud Corporate partner of the Hamilton Bulldogs. Last November we helped
give away a brand new Escape to the Arrowsmith family for being longstanding and loyal
Pictured above is Boozer the mascot, the Arrowsmith family, Dave Raymond, of Erinwood
Ford and Mike Herniak, of Ford Motor Company of Canada.
Erinwood also particapates in the Bulldog Foundation that raises money for children for
a before school breakfast program.