We are proud of our Sarnia-Lambton community and support many local initiatives. We are happy to support the Sarnia and District Humane Society’s Golf Tournament, St. Joseph’s Hospice’s “Dancing Under the Stars” Gala Dinner, ReBound for Youth Gala, Communities in Bloom, Sarnia Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade, Bluewater Health Foundation projects, Inn of the Good Shepherd and Salvation Army’s Christmas Hamper Drive.

We are thankful to live and work in a community as wonderful as Sarnia-Lambton and are proud to help give back through these initiatives.

Local Organizations Supported by J.D. Lawn Service

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Inn of the Good Shepherd

The Inn of the Good Shephard provides many local programs and services such as food banks, rent assistance, emergency shelter, Back to School programs and more. The Inn was started in 1981 by a group of people centered in St. Johns Anglican Church in Sarnia’s south end, who became concerned with the growing need of the disadvantaged persons in this area. J.D. Lawn Service has participated in past campaigns held by the Inn of the Good Shephard to help support families and individuals who may need the services offered by the Inn.

Bluewater Health Foundation

Bluewater Health Foundation was established in 2003 and envisions a healthy community sustained through a culture of generosity. The Foundation aims to create, inspire, and cultivate expressions of generosity to equip Bluewater Health in its care for the community. J.D. Lawn Service was happy to donate $25,000 over a 5-year period to assist with the build of Bluewater Health and continues to support the Foundation.

Communities in Bloom

Communities in Bloom is a volunteer & partnership driven organization that focuses on environmental sustainability, enhancement of green spaces, and heritage conservation in cultural and natural environments. Donations allow volunteers to work on projects in the community to improve overall appearance which J.D. Lawn service is highly supportive of.

Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has been committed to wetland conservation for more than 70 years. Despite this, wetland loss continues across Canada. Up to 70 per cent of wetlands have disappeared in settled areas of the country. DUC—a national, private, non-profit organization—is committed to conserving Canada’s wetlands.

Theatre Sarnia

Theatre Sarnia now has it’s home at the Imperial Theatre in downtown Sarnia. It is a 598 seat Performance venue with an unobstructed view from all seats. There are 470 Orchestra level seats and 128 Balcony seats and they are able to accommodate 8 wheelchair patrons at any performance. With an engineered contour to the walls, the auditorium is acoustically excellent. The theatre is fully licensed with bars on both the main floor & balcony levels.

St. Clair Child & Youth Services

St. Clair & Youth Services is a children’s mental health centre that is the result of two long-standing agencies in our community. On April 1, 2000, the Sertoma Child & Youth Centre and the Community Girls’ Home joined together so that services to our community’s children, youth and families could be more effectively served. While our community enjoys a broad range of services to its people, St. Clair Child & Youth Services is regarded as the primary advocate and source for services related to the mental health of our children and youth. St. Clair & Youth Services is a member of Children’s Mental Health Ontario.

Operation Christmas Tree

Operation Christmas Tree is organized by the Optimist Club of Moore to assist those in need with hampers of toys, cash, food, etc. during the holiday season. This is a difficult time for those in need and J.D. Lawn Service takes pride in supporting this local initiative.

Sarnia & District Humane Society

The Sarnia & District Humane Society is the shelter for stray animals in the City of Sarnia & most of Lambton County. Each year the Sarnia & District Humane Society holds different types of fundraisers such as golf tournaments, walk a thon, raffles, and many other events which allows the shelter to continue to operate and provide services to animals in need. J.D. Lawn Service is proud to support the Sarnia Humane Society by providing donations/sponsorships for their events.

St. Joseph’s Hospice

St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton was developed to enhance hospice palliative care to all persons in Sarnia Lambton who are at end-of-life. For the hospice to continue compassionate care at no cost, they must raise money through donations every year. Each year the Hospice hosts the Dancing Under the Stars Gala in which J.D. Lawn Service proudly supports.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a charitable organization that gives hope and support to vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada and in 131 countries. The Salvation Army exists to meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the community. J.D. Lawn Service proudly partners with the Salvation Army each year during the holiday season to support those in need.

Sarnia Kinsmen

The Sarnia Kinsmen are a diverse group of men and women from all backgrounds that serve the community in many ways, giving members the experience of satisfaction that comes with personal involvement. The Sarnia Kinsmen have been holding the annual Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest since 1999 and have been hosting the local Santa Claus Parade for 38 years. J.D. Lawn Service has been supporting the Sarnia Kinsmen and their initiatives for many years.

Bluewater Gymnastics

Bluewater Gymnastics is a local Gymnastics club in Sarnia that strives to provide excellence in all program areas. Bluewater Gymnastics takes a lot of pride in their programs and boasts one of the highest memberships per capita in the province over the last ten years. J.D. Lawn Service recognizes the impact Bluewater Gymnastics club has in the community and continues to be a proud sponsor.

YMCA

YMCA Strong Kids is an annual fundraising campaign focused on raising much needed resources to give kids the opportunities they need to live healthier, happier lives, today and in the future. J.D. Lawn Service is proud to have made donations over that past several years to YMCA Strong Kids as well as other fundraising initiatives such as Project Kenya.