As a long-time resident of the Comox Valley, REALTOR® Cindy Armstrong of EXP Realty knows how important it is to support local organizations. Cindy’s ongoing commitment to the Comox Valley and the people who live here, make her work as a real estate agent both enjoyable and rewarding.
Some Comox Valley organizations that Cindy supports include:
Rotary Club of Courtenay
The Rotary Club of Courtenay frequently participates in Community Projects which benefit Island residents and visitors. From cooking Thanksgiving Dinner at Comox Valley Transition Society Amethyst to supporting marginalized and at-risk women and children, to creating new parks, pavilions, and Rotary Trail beside the Rails, Courtenay Rotary can be found helping build a better community.
Each spring, Courtenay Rotary awards $30,000 in post-secondary scholarships to Comox Valley high school seniors in our 5 secondary schools and $4,500 to North Island College students. These are funded by Courtenay Rotary Club Fundraisers such as our Book Sale & Beerfest and the Vancouver Foundation, on behalf of The Robert and Florence Filberg Fund in conjunction with The Rotary Club of Courtenay.
Projects lead by Courtenay Rotary
*Bringing clean water to villages in Haiti, with 6 community water sources capped.
* Building over 200 composting latrines in Gatineau area of Haiti.
*Bringing water & sanitation systems to 41 girls schools in India.
*Building water wells and storage tanks to 13 villages in Odisha, India.
*Project Amigo Eye Care in Mexico 2011.
*Shelter boxes, Port of Prince, Haiti 2010
International Humanitarian Projects
The Rotary Club of Courtenay has a rich history of humanitarian projects, undertaken to improve the quality of life and break the cycle of poverty around the globe.
EXP Realty gives back:
Together with our donor community and our building partners, World Housing will continue to provide housing that allows people to thrive. Children who grow up in safe, stable homes have greater freedom to pursue education, and raise the standard of living for themselves, their families, and future generations to come.
When children are battling a critical illness, so much of normal childhood is taken away from them — it is exhausting, both emotionally and physically. A Wish is something that gives kids the opportunity to look outside their illness — it restores a sense of childhood back to the child and normalcy back to the family.
Easter Seals responds to the needs and aspirations of Canadians living with disabilities & their families, by providing services and support to promote access, inclusion & opportunity. Working together, Easter Seals Canada and its provincial members strive to increase awareness, research & investment in disability issues.
Comox Valley Winterfest
Driftwood Mall Silent Auction
Cindy donates a Christmas tree for the Driftwood Malls silent auction. 100% of the proceeds goes to Y.A.N.A. 2016,2017, 2018, 2019
Y.A.N.A. (You Are Not Alone)
Y.A.N.A. is a non-profit society providing financial assistance to families in the Comox Valley (Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland and outlying areas) whose children must be moved from the Valley for medical care.
In 2011 Cindy participated in a fundraising event for Y.A.N.A. - a calendar of 12 local female real estate agents in the Comox Valley. The real estate agents worked collaboratively for a year to ensure the success of this worthwhile cause. This event raised $14, 000 for Y.A.N.A.
Children's Miracle Network
As part of the RE/MAX Ocean Pacific real estate team, Cindy Armstrong donates part of her commission for each real estate transaction completed in the spring months to the BC Children's Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network.
One of North America's leading charities, the Children's Miracle Network helps sick children and their families.
Race for the Cure
Through sponsorship of the Komen Race for the Cure Series and the Home for the Cureprogram, RE/MAX Associates have contributed more than $3 million to the fight against breast cancer. Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world’s largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.9 billion invested to date. Cindy contributes part of her commissions to this Breast Cancer charity.
Cindy and Lisa participate in the RE/MAX Yard Sale for The Cure held annually in the Comox Valley. This event involves a lot of hours, planning and hard work, however, much fun is had by all.
Comox Valley Baseball Association
The CVBA's goal is to encourage, promote, aid in and affect the voluntary development of the sport of baseball in the Comox Valley. They have a very dedicated group of coaches and assistant coaches who provide fun and learning for players aged 5 - 18 years old including Rep baseball.
Cindy donates part of her commission annually to this great organization.
Comox Valley Salvation Army
The Salvation Army provides community and family services to families in need in 39 British Columbia communities including the Comox Valley.
Every year the RE/MAX Ocean Pacific real estate team donates $10,000 towards the Comox Valley Salvation Army's hot lunch program.
Comox Valley Soccer Club
In 2011 Cindy and other Comox Valley real estate agents sponsored the Comox Valley United Soccer Club with a $3500 donation to the Legacy Turf Field Project. The Turf Field will benefit other user groups by providing two artificial playing fields that can be used year-round with little disruption from inclement weather. Combined with lights, the estimated usage time for the turf field is 4000 hours per year compared with the estimated usage time of 600 hours per year for a natural playing field.