FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Montreal, Quebec)— The New Secret Santa Project, an initiative created by Montreal-based web design and online marketing company LinkNow Media, raised over $33,000 for charity over the holiday season.
The New Secret Santa Project is an independent fundraising campaign for the Batshaw Youth and Family Centres’ holiday gift drive. Batshaw Youth and Family Centres is an organization devoted to providing support and resources to underprivileged children in Montreal and their families. Every holiday season, they run a gift drive for the children under their care to ensure that every child gets something to brighten their holidays.
In past years, LinkNow Media’s ownership and staff have supported this gift drive through purchasing gifts and cash donations. This year they decided to put their resources towards raising awareness of the program, and created The New Secret Santa.
“After raising 250 gifts and $10,000 internally last year, we knew that if we wanted to do something even bigger we needed help,” says LinkNow Media president Wesley Mendelovitch. “We went outside of linknow media family and friends this year. The community really got behind this idea of helping children in need during the holidays and helped us blow way past our goal. This was the result of a lot of small donations turning into one big outcome and I am so proud to have been part of such a truly amazing initiative.”
In addition to the $33,000 in donations, the new secret santa participants directly purchased 550 gifts for children in the program.
About LinkNow Media:
LinkNow Media provides businesses with powerful, versatile hosted website and blogging facilities that can include a sophisticated content management platform.
Developing a professional website helps to manage a business even when owners are busy actually running their business and when they’re sleeping. Websites are a powerful tool entrepreneurs can use to improve the relationships they work for years to build with their customers. At present, LinkNow serves customers in the United States, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and the Yukon.
On September 15th 2016, Canadian Business and PROFIT announced in the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, that LinkNow Media is the fastest growing marketing and media company, the 5th fastest growing company in Montreal, and the 27th fastest growing company in Canada overall. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.