T.E. Wealth, a division of iA Investment Counsel Inc., first partnered with Live Different in January 2016 when they took 11 employees on a volunteer Build to the Dominican Republic. While there, they helped build a house for Epifonia and her 3 children. Shared values and connection were quickly evident and TE’s support for our programs grew from engaging with our International Build Program to also investing in Live Different’s Canadian Youth Fund through a 5-year partnership commitment. Through this fund, Live Different provides programs in high schools and indigenous communities all across Canada, motivating young people to believe that they are valuable and that their lives have a purpose.
T.E. Wealth has provided financial software and personal consulting for staff at Live Different as part of their partnership. They are also committed to bringing more of their staff to volunteer on Builds to construct more homes in the communities that they have already built in.
Live Different is very thankful for the relationships that have been built with T.E. Wealth and their entire community: leadership, employees and their committed clients who have also generously supported Live Different’s work together. It is a real privilege to partner with people who deeply care about the youth in Canada and about the relationships between the indigenous and non-indigenous in Canada. Live Different exists to serve and care for people, and we see T.E. Wealth do the same in all aspects of their work and culture.