Photo (l-r): Peter Malone, HSHPE Corporate Capital Campaign Committee; West City Honda team members, Penny Whyte-Hudson, Shane Lee, Spencer Sudds, Bob Burley, Kris Larrimore, Scott Hunter, Shawn deBoer, Ted Stratas, Stephanie Elder, Emily Sudds, Bill Dudgeon, and Greg Sudds, President, West City Honda.
MEDIA RELEASE – August 30, 2022
HSHPE’s It Takes Heart Corporate Challenge raises $263,800
Belleville – Local businesses have responded generously to a challenge put out by West City Honda to match its $100,000 donation to the It Takes Heart Capital Campaign to help build the new HSHPE Animal Care and Community Adoption Centre.
Started in March 2022, the Challenge has now surpassed it goal, with $163,800 being donated by local businesses. Combined with the $100,000 from West City Honda, the total raised in the It Takes Heart Corporate Challenge is $263,800.
Local members of the corporate community in the region who contributed to this Challenge are:
Best Buy Belleville, Devries Site Services, Free-Flow Petroleum, Hewitt & Sons Masonry, Impacto Protective Products, McDougall Insurance & Financial, Ontario Trust & Wall, Quinte & District Association of Realtors, Royal Bank of Canada, Reid’s Dairy, Taskforce Engineering Inc. and Tasmount Plumbing, Heating & Air.
“A big thank you to the amazing generosity of Greg Sudds and his team at West City Honda for initiating this Corporate Challenge. The new Centre will have a huge impact on the welfare of animals in need within our communities. This wonderful project would not be possible without the leadership and generous support of local businesses,” commented Peter Malone, member of the It Takes Heart Capital Campaign Committee.
Malone also thanked the Belleville Chamber of Commerce for their support in promoting the Challenge as part of their Charity Challenge.
The It Takes Heart Capital Campaign has raised $4.8 of the $6 million needed to fund the building of the new HSHPE Centre. Learn more and/or support the new Centre by visiting ItTakesHeart.ca or contacting Campaign Manager J-C D’Amours at 613-813-1917.
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For more information, contact:
Anne Munro, Communications and Marketing Manager,
Humane Society Hastings Prince Edward