OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ -- This month, real estate holding and investment firm Sakto Corporation sponsored and participated in the annual Ski for Kids charity event for the twelfth consecutive year. Held on February 12, Ski for Kids raised a record amount well over $300,000 for the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Foundation (CHEO) and the Children's Aid Foundation of Ottawa (CAFO).
"We are proud to support a commendable charity like Ski for Kids," said Sakto Corporation Chairman Jamilah Taib Murray. "Not only do we donate, but our staff participates every year in the ski challenge to help children that are ill and in need within our community. It is an event we all look forward to every year."
Ski for Kids is an annual event where teams of four have a fun day on the slopes as they compete in ski challenges for prizes and trophies. All net proceeds from the $800 per team entry fee are donated to CHEO, CAFO, and Junior Ski Development at Mont-Ste-Marie.
CHEO is a health care centre dedicated to providing comprehensive care to children and young people in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The foundation seeks to further the physical, mental, and social well-being of children and their families by raising, managing, and disbursing funds for research, purchasing new equipment, enhancing the pediatric nature of the hospital, training staff, and assisting families in crisis.
CAFO raises essential funds for children and youth who are in the care of and supported by the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa. CAFO inspires and empowers kids to reach their full potential by providing life enrichment and educational opportunities that help break the cycles of abuse and neglect in our community.
Sakto Corporation is a privately owned and operated real estate holding and investment firm founded and located in Ottawa, Canada. Throughout its three decades of operation, Sakto Corporation has remained true to its core standard of excellence and integrity. Company President Sean Murray has enhanced Sakto Corporation's portfolio and reputation, including the construction of phase one of Preston Square in 1989. Located in the heart of Ottawa's Little Italy, this project was awarded 2010's BOMA's Building of the Year for Preston Square. Today, the company owns and manages multiple property holdings and is renowned as one of the nation's capitals foremost property facilitators. Jamilah Taib Murray is the Chairman.
SOURCE Sakto Corporation
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