At Royal LePage, we care deeply about the communities where we live and work. We also know that a house is only a home if the people who live there feel safe. That’s what inspired us to spearhead our own charitable foundation to help women and children experiencing domestic violence. The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation is Canada’s largest public foundation dedicated exclusively to funding women’s shelters and domestic violence prevention programs.
Thanks to the generosity of Royal LePage brokers, agents and staff across the country the Shelter Foundation has raised more than $38 million since 1998. Every dollar raised goes directly to helping more than 50,000 women and children who are served each year by the shelters and support programs we fund.
Year round, Royal LePage professionals make a difference by donating a portion of their commissions, organizing and attending fundraising events, providing in-kind goods, and participating in ‘Challenge for Shelter’ treks. Royal LePage trekkers are challenged to raise a minimum of $5,000, hike long distances across difficult terrain, and give up the creature comforts of home and technology. The treks, which have now been held in Machu Picchu, Iceland and the Sahara Desert, are an opportunity for Royal LePagers to bond over a worthy cause and build lifelong relationships with like minded colleagues.