Connecting to an international cause close to home

I was born in Bangladesh. I lived most of my early childhood in Kuwait. I then immigrated to Canada when I was 12 years old.

Our family struggled upon our arrival in Canada as my dad worked to get himself established and give us the opportunity we needed to live comfortably. It was because of those years of hardship that I didn’t get the chance to go back to Bangladesh until just a few years ago as an adult. [Read more…]

An Escape from Reality – Childhood Cancer Canada and Softchoice Cares Day

Childhood Cancer Canada & Softchoice Cares

Softchoice has been working with Childhood Cancer Canada on a number of events, one of which was hosted at Softchoice’s Toronto office as part of our first ever, company-wide volunteer day Softchoice Cares Day. It was an opportunity for kids diagnosed with cancer to escape from their hospital surroundings and have fun being exactly that – kids. [Read more…]

Sorry Customers, Softchoice is Out-of-Office… all 1400+ of us

SCCaresDay

WOW, what a day! This is one of those days that makes me feel so fortunate to be part of an amazing team at Softchoice. Not only do we have a smart, fun, All-Star crew, but we also care. We care about our customers, we care about each other, and today we showed in full force how much we care about the communities in which we live. [Read more…]

Softchoice employees partner with a like-minded organization to help ‘Bridge the Digital Divide’

In June, my colleagues and I from Softchoice’s New York office used one of our allotted volunteer days to support a not-for-profit called Power My Learning. Their organization strikes a chord with us, as they share a very important mission with Softchoice: Help break the cycle of poverty by “bridging the digital divide.” [Read more…]

Ty’s Tourney: Volunteering for a cause close to home

Ty_TourneyI dedicate my allotted volunteer days at Softchoice to helping others, but three and half years ago my life, and my family’s lives, changed forever. [Read more…]

Find your Friday: Softchoice volunteers at the Calgary Dream Centre

The smell of a freshly waxed floor always brings me back to boot camp. No, not the type designed by some fitness guru, but the real deal. My military baptism – 28 weeks of blood, sweat and tears! [Read more…]