Giving Back to Communities
XCG Consulting has been helping our clients solve environmental issues since 1990 and believes in giving back to the communities we serve. Our team will continue to do so in 2019.
We Raised Money and Awareness with a Movember Campaign
The ‘XCGrowers’ team surpassed our fundraising goal with $2,180 raised! The dream team consisted of seven confident, facial hair growing machines whose dedication to the cause never waivered, even in the face of disgruntled girlfriends and wives, teen ‘stache references, and itchy faces. Tom Williams, Dan Brenner,Connor Davis, Chris Mitchell, Darin Shore, and Ben Beelen, thank you for donating your faces to this great cause. Everyone else, THANK YOU for donating your money and support to help us surpass our goal.
XCG’s Tyler Mahn (second from right) organizes this Movember team every year partly because he thinks he looks fantastic with a moustache, but more seriously because we’ve all had our life or know someone whose life has been drastically impacted by prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health, or suicide. Too manymen ignore the symptoms and signs that something is wrong until it’s too late. If you are a man reading this (or are next to one), put the responsibility of your health into your own hands, get informed, and see your physician for an annual check-up. Earlydetection is and always will be a major component in your long-term health, along with choosing a lifestyle that optimizes your well-being.
Since XCG began participating in Movember as a company back in 2013, we have raised over $13,500 and have helped to fund more than 1,200 mens’ health projects around the world.
We Built Homes with Habitat for Humanity
This past fall, all three offices of XCG picked up hammers and got to work to help Habitat for Humanity build homes in Kitchener (Sept. 6), Kingston (Sept. 7), and Edmonton (Oct. 12).
The Kitchener team (pictured) got to work for Habitat Waterloo Region and raised over $3,600 while completing a number of home projects at the development. This generous donation means several more local families will be able to purchase safe, decent, affordable homes this year providing stability for both parents andchildren. The XCG Edmonton office participated in a build at the Carter Place site in Edmonton installing beautiful flooring for one of the homes. The XCG Kingston team joined a Habitat crew in that community to help add interior finishes to a new home.XCG is proud to be able to give back to our local communities – and also have some fun as a team!
We Give Blood – All Year and with the Engineering Blood Donor Challenge
Each year the Canadian Blood Services challenges all Engineering, Planning, & Consulting Companies in Greater KW & Guelph Area to see who can get the most blood donation points in January & February. XCG Consulting Limited signed up for this challenge earlier this year and had 126 blood donations, with 51 of them being from new donors. The challenge helped the equivalent of 2+ people in a car accident, 15+ people to receive leukemia treatment for a week, or 63 people undergo brain surgery.
XCG will be participating again in 2019 and encourages everyone within the region to give a little and help us save lives. Please help us with the challenge in January so we can win bragging rights for being the regions’ #1 Life Saving Engineers! Blood donors choose their preferred organization (XCG!) on a tracking form when they present at a blood donor clinic. For details and to give at any time of year, visit Canadian Blood Services at www.blood.ca
Have a wonderful Holiday season and all the best for a healthy and happy 2019 from the entire XCG Consulting Team – including XC Groundhog!
Kitchener – 519-741-5774
Kingston – 613-542-5888
Edmonton – 780-432-5770
Visit us at www.xcg.com for more information on the services we offer and to view our portfolio of projects that we have completed for our many real estate, insurance and municipal clients across Canada.