Local FASTSIGNS® Recognized for Charitable Giving at Annual Convention

Author: FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON

FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON, owned by Jackie Raymond and Donna Bilodeau, received the “Show Us How You Care” Award for the second year in a row at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Annual Convention. This award is a part of the FASTSIGNS Cares philanthropic initiative and recognizes FASTSIGNS franchisees who demonstrate significant charitable giving efforts in their communities throughout the year. In conjunction with the award, a donation of $1,000 was made on behalf of FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON to a local charity of their choice: The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County.

Award Donation

“Since opening our business 17 years ago, we’ve always considered community involvement and charitable works to be as important to us as being successful in business,” said Jackie Raymond. “We believe that we should live a life of service. Our entire team at FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON shares a ‘pay it forward’ attitude that shapes our company’s culture.” 

Community organizations and philanthropies FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON has worked with include The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County, Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure, the Windsor Star, Forest Glade Baseball League, Sparky's Toy Drive, McHappy Day and the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society, among other fundraising events and school groups. Additionally, in 2017, FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON held a Celebration of Giving campaign that resulted in raising nearly $1,500, which was donated to the Windsor Veterans Memorial Services Committee and the Downtown Mission of Windsor.

Co-owner Donna Bilodeau added, “We are truly grateful for the opportunities to be involved in our community and the tremendous support from our customers for making it all possible.”  

FASTSIGNS® of Windsor, ON is a locally and independently owned and operated sign, graphics and visual communications company that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions to customers of all sizes—across all industries—to help them attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including décor, events, wearables, digital signage and marketing materials. To learn more, visit or call (519) 800-5677.