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Paul Davis Restoration Announces Partnership with Canadian Red Cross to Bolster Disaster Response

Paul Davis Restoration, a leading provider of disaster recovery and property restoration services, is proud to announce a significant partnership with the Canadian Red Cross through the Disaster Response Alliance. This strategic alliance underscores Paul Davis Restoration’s commitment to supporting communities affected by natural disasters across Canada.

Strengthening community resilience

Starting April 1, 2024, Paul Davis Restoration will contribute $75,000 annually for the next three years, amounting to a total of $225,000. This funding will support critical initiatives such as emergency preparedness events, community support programs, and comprehensive disaster response campaigns.

A shared vision for emergency management

“Our mutual dedication to providing extraordinary care while serving people in their time of need aligns seamlessly,” said Rich Wilson, president and CEO of Paul Davis Restoration. “We are thrilled to embark on a meaningful sponsorship with the Canadian Red Cross. By combining our resources and expertise, we aim to make a substantial impact on disaster preparedness and response across Canada.”

Addressing growing challenges

Recent disasters, including devastating wildfires in the West, severe floods in Ontario and Quebec, and major storms in Atlantic Canada, have highlighted the urgent need for enhanced disaster response and resilience. The financial impact of these events is staggering, often resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.

The Disaster Response Alliance (DRA) is the primary platform through which the Canadian Red Cross collaborates with corporate partners like Paul Davis Restoration to address these challenges. Investments are directed toward critical areas of Emergency Management and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), helping to prepare communities before disaster strikes and ensuring rapid response when emergencies occur.

Impact and sustainability

This partnership aligns perfectly with Paul Davis Restoration’s values and long-term vision for corporate social responsibility. The company’s mission is to provide opportunities for great people to deliver Best-in-class results, with a commitment to sustainability through their Paul Davis – Ever.Green initiative. This initiative focuses on environmentally responsible practices and green technologies that minimize impact on the environment while enhancing the lives of customers and communities.

About Paul Davis Restoration

Paul Davis Restoration, founded in 1966, is a rapidly growing network of independently owned and operated franchises in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Paul Davis specializes in cleanup and repair services for properties damaged by water, fire, mould, storm, or other disasters. Known for its innovation and collaboration with the insurance industry, Paul Davis Restoration has set industry standards with computerized estimating, water loss verification systems, and performance warranties. As a part of FirstService Corporation, Paul Davis is committed to delivering the highest quality services with a focus on community and customer care.

About Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Through the Disaster Response Alliance, the Canadian Red Cross collaborates with corporate partners to enhance community resilience, emergency preparedness, and disaster response capabilities.

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