Community support comes in many forms. Local services that raise quality of life. Sports and recreation to promote well-being and bring fans together. Events that raise awareness about important social issues. Professional development and advocacy for the legal industry and students entering the field.
Harrison Pensa considers requests to support and promote programs, services and projects based on inclusion, empowerment and celebration. Past support has included activities and organizations as follows:
London Knights, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum turf repair, Marner Assist Foundation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry See the Line: Concussion Research and Awareness, Great Lake Canadians / Thames Centre Recreational Department new stadium turf sponsorship, and local sports leagues and teams
Lawyers Feed the Hungry, Youth Opportunities Unlimited – Joan’s Place London Abused Women’s Centre – International Woman’s Day Breakfast, Shine the Light on Woman Abuse, Regional HIV/AIDS Connection, Daya Counselling Centre, Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre, Anova, Project Recover assisting survivors of human trafficking to address financial fraud and debt after exploitation, London Food Bank, Business Cares Food Drive, The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, The Unity Project – UpWithArt program supporting emergency shelter and supportive housing, Wortley Pride, London Pride Festival, Community Living London, L’Arche London, Hutton House
Children’s Health Foundation – Children’s Magical Winter Ball, St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area, Sunshine Foundation, Children’s Aid Society and Glen Cairn Community Centre, Toys for Tots, Thames Valley District School Board – Walk & Run for the Fun’d, 5K Your Way, JDRF Canada, BGC London, Junior Achievement (JA) Southwestern Ontario, Sari Therapeutic Riding, Friends of St. Joseph’s High School
Middlesex Law Association – Courthouse Rocks, Opening of the Courts, Student Mentorship Program, Western Scholarship in Honour of Joyce Thomas, Lawyers’ Leadership Challenge for United Way Elgin Middlesex, Brad Hodgson Civil Litigation Award, The Jon D. Harrison Memorial Fund CPD seminars, presentations and publications