2017 is a Big Year for Geranium!

From helping Habitat for Humanity build their first Stouffville home, to breaking ground for Pace on Main, the first mid-rise condominium residence to call Main Street Stouffville home, the past twelve months at Geranium Homes have been pretty READ MORE >

Coby Builds A House

For Geranium Corporation’s Housing Division President, Boaz Feiner, it was during an afternoon visit to one of Geranium’s construction sites with his three sons Coby, Etai and Nate that a remarkable idea was born. He was amazed at their fascination with the construction process. Whether it was the noise, the machines or the on-site activity, their wide open eyes and grins somehow took Boaz back to when he was a kid and the excitement he’d experienced with nothing more than a hammer, a few nails and a piece of wood.

This visit, and the many more that would follow, ignited the boys’ curiosity and produced lots of amusing ideas about work on a building site. Then, in 2010, their insights became the inspiration for Coby Builds a House – an illustrated story about building a house, as told from a child’s point of view by one brother to another.

With a suggested donation of $10.00 per book and all proceeds being contributed toward various charitable sponsorships and organizations, Coby Builds a House continues to support a variety of groups including the Whitchurch-Stouffville Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Trees of Wishes and CardiacKids in support of Sick Kids Hospital Foundation.

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In 2011 Geranium Homes presented Jeff Neiman,President and Founder of Cardiac Kids, with a donation cheque for $1,800. Cardiac Kids also received 200 Coby Books which they, in turn, gave to patients of Sick Kids Hospital. The relationship has been so successful that Geranium has printed a Special Edition of the book for the exclusive fundraising use of Cardiac Kids.

Copies of Coby Builds a House are available at all Geranium Homes’ sales centres and at Geranium Homes’ corporate offices or email me for more information.

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