Charities & Community

Our team members have been active contributors to the communities we operate in for decades now. Whether it is volunteering on behalf of local community organizations and charities or hosting events at our offices, our staff are plugged in to the communities that we serve.

Recent examples of our team members in action include:

Coquitlam

On January 12, 2016, Greg Garrison (Managing Partner - Coquitlam) along with representatives from Gore Mutual Insurance and The Rotary Club of Coquitlam Sunrise, presented Coquitlam Search & Rescue with 2 cheques of $5,000.00 each. The joint donation of $10,000.00 will be used to support the fundraising efforts towards Coquitlam Search & Rescue's Mobile Command Centre replacement project. The Gore Mutual Foundation is committed to strengthening Canadian communities through their support of local initiatives like those of Coquitlam Search and Rescue.

 

Vancouver

On April 1, 2014,  Martin Brooks (Vice President & Commercial Insurance Manager - Vancouver) presents David Porte (left) of Cassie and Friends with a cheque for $10,000.00.  Cassie and Friends provides funding to benefit children with Juvenile Arthritis and to date $250,000 has been contributed to the Ross Petty Chair for Juvenile Arthritis research.  The balance of their funds has been put towards programs such as a parents fund to help families with financial hardship due to Juvenile Arthritis, a loan cupboard to provide equipment and supplies, the Kids on the Block arthritis puppet program and funding for a portable ultrasound machine for BC Children’s Hospital Rheumatology Department.

 

Vancouver

June 27, 2012 - Martin Brooks, Vice President & Manager, Commercial Insurance (Vancouver) presents Craig Reisinger - Manager, Development for Arts Umbrella with a cheque for $1500 to support activities and programs at the Vancouver based society.  Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit arts education centre for kids and youth ages 2 to 19 and is committed to delivering the highest quality visual and performing arts education to young people, regardless of their socio-economic circumstances.  For more information on Arts Umbrella, please click on the link provided.

 

Vancouver

On May 9, 2012,  Martin Brooks (Vice President & Commercial Insurance Manager - Vancouver) presents David Porte (left) of Cassie and Friends with a cheque for $5000.00.  Cassie and Friends provides funding to benefit children with Juvenile Arthritis and to date $250,000 has been contributed to the Ross Petty Chair for Juvenile Arthritis research.  The balance of their funds has been put towards programs such as a parents fund to help families with financial hardship due to Juvenile Arthritis, a loan cupboard to provide equipment and supplies, the Kids on the Block arthritis puppet program and funding for a portable ultrasound machine for BC Children’s Hospital Rheumatology Department.  For more information about Cassie and Friends, please visit their website.

 

Vanguard

February 28, 2012 - Mardon Insurance's Pat Williams, Managing Partner (Vanguard Division) presents a cheque to Andrea Thomas Hill of Cause We Care Foundation for $1805.00.  Cause We Care Foundation is a Vancouver-based charitable foundation created by women for single mothers and their children in need.  They provide a 'hand up' to women and their children who are dealing with poverty and the everyday challenges it brings.  For more information about Cause We Care Foundation please visit their website.

 

White Rock

November 16, 2011 - Andrew Janzen, Managing Partner of Mardon Insurance White Rock & Surrey, presents a cheque for $6000.00 to Joan Walker, President of the White Rock South Surrey Community Foundation.  Mardon Insurance is proud to be a four year sustaining partner of the Foundation.  For more information about the White Rock South Surrey Community Foundation, please visit their website.

 

Coquitlam

Pictured is the SHARE Food Bank mascot PHILIP, aka Mardon Insurance's Greg Garrison, Managing Partner (Coquitlam) along with Global BC's Steve Darling and Event Planner Polly Krier.  They are also joined by many other volunteers from the recent SHARE Food Bank Drive FILLup on July 21, 2011 where 41,305 lbs. of food were raised for underpriviliged families within the Tri-Cities area!  For more information about SHARE Family & Community Services please visit their website.

 

Vancouver

August 2011 - Mardon Insurance is proud to support the Abbotsford Outlaws 95 and their bid for the National Championships.

 

Vancouver

Martin Brooks, Vice President & Manager, Commercial Insurance (Vancouver) presents Craig Reisinger - Manager, Development for Arts Umbrella with a cheque for $1500 to support activities and programs at the Vancouver based society.  Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit arts education centre for kids and youth ages 2 to 19 and is committed to delivering the highest quality visual and performing arts education to young people, regardless of their socio-economic circumstances.  For more information on Arts Umbrella, click here.

 

White Rock

Mardon Vice President Andrew Janzen

Andrew Janzen, Managing Partner (White Rock & Surrey) and other White Rock staff helped raise $3,000 for Matthew’s House, a program run by the Communitas Supportive Car Society to provide a residence for long-term care for children and adolescents who live with a significant disability. For more information on Matthew’s House, go to the Communitas website.

Mardon supports communities

At Mardon Insurance we believe in giving back to the communities that we serve, both with time and financial resources. We believe in the value of good corporate citizenship and strive to be leaders in this regard which is why we have contributed to community organizations that include, but are not limited to the following:

Mardon Insurance (Coquitlam)

  • Alzheimers Society
  • BC Cancer Foundation
  • BC Children's Hospital
  • Crossroads Hospice
  • Cythera Transition House Society 
  • Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation
  • InnerVision Recovery Society
  • Operation Red Nose, Tri-Cities 
  • PCT Cancer Fundraiser
  • Rotary Club of Coquitlam Sunrise
  • SHARE Family & Community Services
  • Treasures of Christmas
  • Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade - BC Chapter
 

Mardon Insurance (Richmond & Vancouver)

  • Arts Umbrella
  • BC Cancer Foundation
  • BC Lung Association
  • BCIT Foundation
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Cassie and Friends 
  • Chubb Charity Classic
  • Coquitlam Bocce Association
  • Fraser Canyon Hospice Society  
  • Kodiaks with a Purpose
  • Project HANDS 
  • Rotary Club of Steveston-Richmond
  • RBL Vancouver Youth Basketball
  • Salvation Army
  • Seikidokan Judo Club
  • The Arthritis Society
  • The Ride to Conquer Cancer
  • The Vancouver Sun Children's Fund 
  • Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade-BC Chapter
  

Mardon Insurance (White Rock)

 

Mardon Insurance (Vanguard Division)

  • BC Children's Hospital
  • Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Cause We Care Foundation 
  • Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities
  • Semiahmoo Minor Hockey  
  • Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade-BC Chapter
 

Mardon Group Insurance

  • 3CM
  • Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation
  • UBC Medical Alumni Association