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Charity Fundraiser for The Breakfast Club of Canada with JLL!

Charity Fundraiser for The Breakfast Club of Canada with JLL!



When it comes to hosting Trivia, it’s not just all fun and games. In recent years, Quiz Coconut has been asked to partake in helping raise money for various charities across Canada, and we were so happy to be able to help be a part of these amazing events!

One of the biggest events we’ve been a part of was a fundraising event  in 2022 with Jones Lang Lasalle to raise money for the Breakfast Club of Canada.

How much was raised?

Over $40,000!! Considering each dollar can provide breakfasts for two children, that’s a whopping 80,000 breakfasts!

Was it a success?

It was considered such a success we were asked back in 2023 for another fundraiser which also raised close t0 $40,000!

What is the Breakfast Club of Canada?

Breakfast Club - Don Bosco School

The Breakfast Club of Canada is a non-profit organization that strives to provide consistent access to nutritious breakfasts for Canadian children in need.

Established in Quebec in 1994, the program has since expanded to reach over 243,000 children in 1,809 schools across the country!

The program is based on the belief that breakfast is an essential meal that helps children start their day on the right foot, improving their academic performance, concentration, and overall health.

By partnering with local communities, schools, and businesses, the Breakfast Club of Canada is able to provide a range of food options to children who may otherwise go hungry, helping them reach their full potential and thrive.

One of the key components of the Breakfast Club of Canada’s approach is its focus on community partnerships. The organization works closely with local schools and communities to identify children who are in need of breakfast assistance, and to develop programs that are tailored to the specific needs of each community. By working collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders, including school administrators, parents, and volunteers, the Breakfast Club of Canada has been able to establish a network of programs that is designed to meet the needs of each individual community.
For example, in some areas, the Breakfast Club of Canada provides breakfasts for children who are classified as low-income. In other areas, the program is expanded to include all children in the school, giving them the opportunity to enjoy a nutritious breakfast, regardless of their family income. Additionally, some schools have chosen to adopt a “grab and go” model, where children are provided with pre-packaged breakfast items to take with them on the go.
The Breakfast Club of Canada also relies heavily on the support of volunteers. Volunteers are an essential part of the program, serving as breakfast hosts, helping with food preparation, and providing support for a variety of other tasks. By relying on volunteers, the Breakfast Club of Canada is able to keep its overhead low, ensuring that as much funding as possible goes directly to providing nutritious breakfasts for children.
Despite the many challenges that the Breakfast Club of Canada faces, it continues to grow and expand, thanks in large part to the support of its partners and volunteers. With its commitment to ensuring that every child in Canada has access to a nutritious breakfast, the organization is making a difference in the lives of thousands of children every day.

Who is Jones Lang Lasalle?


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Jones Lang LaSalle, commonly referred to as JLL, is a professional services company specializing in real estate and investment management. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, but has a global presence with offices in more than 80 countries. Founded in 1783, JLL has a long history of providing quality real estate services to clients from different industries. Its services include property sales and leasing, asset management, strategic consulting, and much more.

One of the defining features of JLL is its customer-focused approach. The company prides itself on providing tailor-made solutions to clients based on their specific needs and requirements. Whether it’s a multinational corporation looking for office space, or an investor seeking to make a real estate investment, JLL offers expertise across a range of property types, including commercial, industrial, residential, and more. Additionally, the company is committed to utilizing cutting-edge technology to enhance its services and provide clients with valuable insights and analytics.
Another key aspect of JLL’s business model is its focus on sustainability and social responsibility. The company has long recognized the importance of reducing its impact on the environment, and has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions. This includes a commitment to using renewable energy and LEED certification for its buildings. In addition to its environmental efforts, JLL is also involved in a range of social initiatives, including supporting local communities and charities.

You might be wondering, how does JLL tie in to the Breakfast Club of Canada?

In 2015, JLL partnered with the Breakfast Club of Canada for the first time. Since then, JLL Canada has been committed to assisting children in need and has raised over $500,000 in total for the Breakfast club of Canada through many different avenues.

2020 was an incredibly successful year for raising funds, and JLL proudly surpassed their goal by over $12,000.

From races, silent auctions, internal donations and more, JLL keeps finding new ways to get creative in their fundraising efforts, and year after year it pays off.


Where does Quiz Coconut Come in?

We were asked to provide interactive, inclusive fun for around 20 teams of 6 – some JLL employees and others were companies invited to the event by buying a table. We worked with the JLL event team to plan their event meticulously. We met on Zoom to discuss timings, prizing, content, running order and how we can maximise the donations. We split the quiz in two parts around a social half hour in the middle for mingling and networking. We brought all of the materials needed along with a sound system, so their guests could just turn up and enjoy!


Finally… Was it worth using Quiz Coconut?

YES! Their ROI was around 16 times the investment in our services…..!

Contact us today to ask about your charity fundraiser…

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