Congratulations to Canwest Elevator & Lifts of Calgary Alberta for their fantastic, inspiring program, “Give A Kid A Lift”. In conjunction with Easter Seals, Canwest employees dedicate time and resources to fundraising. Every year for the past 5 years, they have managed to raise enough funds and corporate support to allow for a lift to be installed of the home of a needy family.
Calgary lift contractor facilitates lift for needy family
This year, the recipients are the Hitchcock family, Andy, Jay and Caleb. 6-year-old Caleb has been diagnosed with polymicrogyria, the result of an underdeveloped brain. He now requires a lift to travel safely between floors. Caleb’s father Andy says, “We knew we needed help because we were lifting him all of the time everywhere.” Once the event organizers learned of the family’s struggles, they were selected to receive the lift.
Caleb Hitchcock can now travel safely between floors at home.
The Give A Kid A Lift program conducts an annual fundraising event at The Ironwood in downtown Calgary. Look for the next event to be announced for mid-March, 2016.
The August Project of the Month honors goes to Access Elevator & Lifts for their installation of a beautiful home elevator at Ever Glades Farm in North Kansas City, Missouri. The farm is known for offering first-class boarding facilities for … Continue reading →
Louie Delaware and Erik Listou of The Living In Place Institute
Garaventa Lift has been asked to participate as Advisory Panel Members for a relatively new institution dedicated to home safety for everyone.
The Living In Place Institute is an ambitious venture, looking to grow nationwide providing registered education courses, electronic assessment tools and a certified professional designation.
The Living In Place Institute is the brain child of Louie Delaware and Erik Listou. Read more about the Living In Place Institute here: