FCT Celebrates Philanthropic Milestone with Habitat for Humanity Canada
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, July 22, 2014 – FCT, Canada’s largest provider of title insurance, through its charitable foundation, the FCT Charitable Foundation, will reach a number of impressive milestones in 2014 through its corporate partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada. FCT has been a corporate sponsor of Habitat for Humanity Canada since 2007.
As of 2014, FCT’s corporate giving will include:
- Almost $300,000 in cash donations to support Habitat for Humanity programs across Canada, including ReStore expansions and the 360 Built Smart Partnership; and,
- Over 150 free title insurance policies for Habitat for Humanity new home builds, valued at over $50,000.
“We are thankful to FCT for their long-term support of our organization. They have enabled us to provide the hand up of affordable home ownership to even more hardworking families, enabling them to break free from the cycle of poverty,” said Mark Rodgers, COO of Habitat for Humanity Canada.
“I am very proud of the long term commitment of FCT employees to Habitat for Humanity Canada. FCT believes in the important contribution of Habitat for Humanity Canada in providing affordable homes for Canadian families and we look forward to a continued partnership in the future,” said Michael LeBlanc, FCT CEO and Board Chair, FCT Charitable Foundation.
About the FCT Charitable Foundation
FCTCF is a registered charity licensed by the Canada Revenue Agency, with a mandate to alleviate poverty and
homelessness, as well as to provide scholarships for post secondary education in the communities in which FCT
operates. FCT operates nationally and has regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Hamilton, Oakville, London,
Montreal, Moncton and Dartmouth. The FCTCF is governed and operated by FCT employees. FCT employees are directly empowered to select and support local charities in the region in which they work. Through their local charity selections, employees also influence where FCT corporate charitable donations will be distributed in each region.
Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 800 employees across the country. The group provides industry-leading title insurance, default solutions and other real-estate-related products and services to approximately 1,250 lenders, 43,000 legal professionals and 5,000 recovery professionals, as well as real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders, nationwide.
For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.
In 2014, FCT celebrates its 20th anniversary of proudly serving the lending community. FCT has been recognized by Achievers as one of the 50 most engaged workplaces in Canada since 2012.
† The FCT group of companies includes FCT Insurance Company Ltd. which provides title and valuation insurance by FCT Insurance Company Ltd., with the exception of commercial policies, which are provided jointly by FCT Insurance Company Ltd. and First American Title Insurance Company. Services by First Canadian Title Company Limited