Raman Dua
Raman Dua

Mississauga-based Save Max Real Estate and tech start-up Workeefy recently hosted an online fundraiser event in support of Peel Region frontline responders who are supporting their communities during COVID-19. Several local politicians and business leaders took part.

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“This fundraiser was an idea initiated by Shreya Dua, 14, daughter of Raman Dua, CEO of Save Max Real Estate. In celebration of her birthday, she asked for a way to support frontline responders in these difficult times rather than having a traditional teenage birthday,” says Ritesh Malik, co-founder and president of Workeefy, a start-up for online home services.

Organizers set a goal of $100,000 to assist essential workers. In just a few days before the fundraiser, the organizers surpassed the initial $50,000 goal and since then have hit $60,000. A major portion of the money raised will be contributed to the William Osler Healthcare Foundation and Trillium Health Partners to procure personal protective equipment for frontline healthcare responders.


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