Making a differenceAt Richter, doing good matters to us – and that applies to the communities we live in as much as to the clients with whom we work. Meet just a few of our team members who are giving back and making a difference.
Save a Child’s Heart.
Danny Ritter, a member of the Canadian board of Save A Child’s Heart. What is the mission of Save A Child’s Heart (SACH)? Danny Ritter (DR): The mission of Save A Child’s Heart (SACH) is twofold: medical care for children with congenital heart disease developing countries, and training for medical professionals in their home countries. […]Click to read more.
HEC Montréal Alumni Association and the Club des 100.
Joanie, member of the HEC Montréal Alumni Association’s board of directors and the Club des 100. What is the mission of the HEC Montréal Alumni Association? Active since 1921, the HEC Montréal Alumni Association now represents 95,800 graduates across Canada and around the world. HEC Montréal’s graduates also make up one of the most important networks […]Click to read more.
Martin, a member of the organizing committee for the FTA benefit gala. What is the mission of the Festival TransAmériques? The Festival TransAmériques (FTA), held annually since 1985, is dedicated to contemporary theatre and dance. By encouraging the presentation and co-production of contemporary works, the FTA acts as a springboard for our creators by offering them […]Click to read more.
Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation.
Michael, honorary board member of the foundation and recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Service Award. What is the mission of the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation? The Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre is funded by the government, as all hospitals are. However, the funding is often insufficient for the institution to elevate the quality […]Click to read more.
Society of Autism of Laval – Fundraising.
How did you come to raise funds for autism? My nephew, who is also my godchild, is now a low functioning, non verbal 28-year-old autistic adult and as he was growing up, I saw all the stages of learning and adapting that his family had to go through, and I realized how helpless his parents […]Click to read more.
Gilles, President since 2017 1- Gilles, can you tell us about your involvement with Conseil de gestion du Fonds vert? In July 2017, I was asked by the Government if I had an interest in being a member of the Board of Directors of the “Conseil de gestion du Fonds vert”. Following my acceptance, I […]Click to read more.
Théâtre de la Manufacture / La Licorne.
Sophie, Member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer & Co-Chair of the Annual Fundraising Evening Committee. 1- How did you get involved with Théâtre de la Manufacture / La Licorne? I discovered this theatre through one of Richter’s partners, who sat on its Board of Directors a few years ago. When the theatre started […]Click to read more.
David, Board member since 2015. 1- David, can you tell us about your involvement with Junto Montréal? What made you decide to get involved? It all really started with me just attending the conferences. I thought they created a great platform where people could get together and engage with the speakers. The speakers that Junto […]Click to read more.
Maude, member of the CREW M and involved on the Committee for planning the 2018 Excellence Gala. 1- What does CREW M do for the community? CREW M promotes, supports and recognizes the success of women in commercial real estate. CREW M is the Montreal chapter of CREW Network. CREW Network was founded in 1989, […]Click to read more.
Alba has been volunteering with Funcadan Foundation since 2016. Though her involvement with the Dominican Republic started a long time ago. 1- Alba, tell us about your involvement with Funcadan Foundation. How did you get involved? Last winter I was in the Dominican Republic to distribute groceries, as I have done every year since 2012. […]Click to read more.
Canada’s Great Kitchen Party.
Greg is a member of the Toronto Advisory Board since 2010. 1- Greg, what has been your involvement with Canada’s Great Kitchen Party? In 2007, my wife and I traveled to Italy on our first trip with Canada’s Great Kitchen Party (formerly, Gold Medal Plates) having heard about the organization through friends. While I understood […]Click to read more.
Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA Montréal).
Yves, Board of Directors and Chair of the Governance Committee since 2009. 1- What is the Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) mission? The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and […]Click to read more.
Canadian Cancer Society.
Michel is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Cancer Society – Quebec Division and has served as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee since 2014. 1- Michel, can you tell us a little bit about your involvement with the Canadian Cancer Society? The Canadian Cancer Society is a national […]Click to read more.
Stroll for Kids.
The Montréal Children’s Hospital Community Event – JFK Stroll for Kids (raised $500,000+ for the Hospital from 2014-2017) – Co-Founder | Since 2014 1- You’re the Co-Founder of the Annual Stroll for Kids event; an initiative which has raised $500,000+ for the Montréal Children’s Hospital. How would you describe this cause? Stroll for Kids is […]Click to read more.