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Acuity Brands’ EarthLIGHT Initiative Inspires Local Businesses to Give Back to Their Communities

Nov 16, 2023 2:33:52 PM / by Electrozad


Electrozad is the 2023 Winning Canadian Distributor for Acuity's EarthLIGHT Initiative and selects Ronald McDonald House of Canada as the donation recipient.


On Monday, November 13th, 2023,  Electrozad, Wharton Sales Company Ltd., and Acuity Brands Canada met and collectively presented Ronald McDonald House of Canada with a $20,000 donation.

RMH Donation Photo

From left: Greg Gare, VP Industrial Segment Electrozad; James Taylor, President Electrozad; Monique Scott, Marketing Specialist Electrozad; John Jenner, CFO and COO Electrozad; William Smith Chairman and CEO Electrozad; Dave Kruk, VP Commercial Segment Electrozad; Scott Wharton,  principal Wharton Sales; Mike Jeffery, Sales Representative Electrozad; Matthew Chater, CEO Ronald McDonald House Charities Southwestern Ontario; Steve Wharton, Principal Wharton Sales; Gary Hunter, Senior Manager, Facilities Ronald McDonald House Charities Southwestern Ontario; Deborah Gibbs, Associate Director of Development Ronald McDonald House Charities Southwestern Ontario; Nate Mailloux, Distributor Sales Representative Wharton Sales; Katrina Harvey, Sales Manager Wharton Sales; Mark Killoran, Regional Sales Manager Central Canada Acuity Brands.


Acuity Brands Lighting – a North American lighting provider with Canada-wide offices and agencies – has developed a program called EarthLIGHT Initiative, aimed at encouraging customers to make a positive impact in their communities. As part of this initiative, they are delighted to recognize Electrozad Supply Company – with locations in London, Windsor, Chatham, and Sarnia – as the 2023 Winning Distributor for Canada. As the winner, Electrozad chose Ronald McDonald House as the recipient of a $10,000 donation from Acuity Brands. Electrozad then joined forces with Wharton Sales Company Limited (WSC Lighting Systems) of London as each company gave another $5000 – for a grand total donation of $20,000!

Ronald McDonald House is a renowned charitable organization that provides a home away from home for families with sick children, offering comfort and stability during challenging times. The funds donated will be utilized by RMH to enhance their programs and services, ensuring that families facing medical challenges receive the care and support they need.

"We are delighted to partner with Electrozad and Wharton Sales to support such a worthy cause," said Mark Killoran of Acuity Brands. "Through the EarthLIGHT Initiative, we strive to foster a culture of giving back, and this donation to Ronald McDonald House aligns perfectly with our mission to create positive change in the communities where we operate."

"We believe in the power of collective action and are honoured to join forces with Acuity Brands and Electrozad in this philanthropic endeavour,” said Scott Wharton of Wharton Sales.

By supporting Ronald McDonald House through their charitable donations, Acuity Brands, Electrozad, and Wharton Sales exemplify the values of corporate social responsibility and community engagement. They hope their actions inspire others to follow suit and contribute to the well-being of their communities.

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