Giving Back to Our Community
Giving back to the Niagara community is very important to our team. The community gave us our home and our employees, so we love the opportunity to give back to St Catharines, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Grimsby, Beamsville, Jordan Station, Vineland and surrounding areas.
We have sponsored and supported youth sports organization, food drives with Niagara College, and charities including RedRoof Retreat in Niagara-on-the-Lake and Autism Speaks Canada in St. Catharines.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Campaigns
The Mikey Network & Mikey on Board
The Mikey Network works to promote Heart-Health and to place as many AEDs (which they call MIKEYs) as possible in public spaces. We've partnered with The Mikey Network to equip all of our moving trucks and customer service vehicles with MIKEY defibrillators, and all TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® St. Catharines & Niagara employees have been trained to use a MIKEY AED. Now, when you see a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK St. Catharines & Niagara moving truck, it doesn’t just mean someone is moving in or out of the neighbourhood, it means there’s help close by in case of a cardiac emergency.
Gymnastics Energy was a recipient of one of our Mikey Defibrillators to have on-site at their studio in St. Catharines.
Movers For Meals - Fall Food Drive
Red Roof Retreat
Red Roof Retreat is a place for children to learn and grow in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The Ranch is an 11-acre hobby farm that provides fully accessible walking trails, a fishing stream, tranquillity pond, therapeutic gardens, horseback riding ring and trails, and interaction with gentle farm animals for children and youth with special needs or developmental disorders.
Gillians Place is one of Ontario's first shelters for abused women and children, Gillian’s Place has been providing safe refuge and non-residential programs that enable women and their children to break the cycle of violence for over 40 years. We continue to support their fundraising events and office to help achieve their goal.
The Woman's Place of South Niagara
The Woman's Place of South Niagara mission is to stop abuse and violence against women and children by providing safety through shelter, counselling, education, advocacy and community partnerships. At Two Men and a Truck Niagara we provide Gift-in-kind services to help support this cause.
The Education Foundation of Niagara
The Education Foundation of Niagara supports DSBN students by engaging the community to provide needed funds and resources where government funding is not available.
Through their donors they provide support to students in financial need for basic necessities and extra-curricular activities, provide annual student awards and bursaries, support progressive programs and services in our schools that enrich students’ educational experiences, provide innovative community initiatives such as Prom Project Niagara and manage designated gifts in accordance with donor specifications.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This causes degeneration of motor neurons which eventually leads to death. The ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. Two Men and a Truck St. Catharines & Niagara participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to spread awareness and to show their concern for this disease.
Autism Speaks Canada
Autism is near and dear to our family at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® St. Catharines & Niagara. We are partnered with Autism Speaks Canada supporting the walk in St. Catharines and spreading awareness by supporting Light It Up for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd. We were lucky to be invited to their 3rd Annual Autism Speaks Canada Walk at the Pen Centre.
Autism Speaks Canada is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. They do this through collaboration with community partners; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder, and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Through partnerships and collaboration, they are committed to Increasing global understanding& acceptance of autism, Being a catalyst for research breakthroughs, Increasing early-childhood screening & timely interventions, Ensuring access to reliable information& services throughout the lifespan.