North American real estate company steps forward to help advance the fight against cancer, one of the biggest global health challenges
TORONTO, April 21, 2022 /CNW/ – The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation has announced the TorontoStarlight Investments, a New York-based real estate investment and asset management firm, as 2022 Presenting Sponsor of flagship event Journey to Conquer Cancer. Taking place on September 11thandThousands of Canadians will gather for the annual walk which raises funds for the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, one of the top five cancer research centers in the world.
For Starlight Investments, one of from Canada A leading developer of purpose-built rental housing and mixed-use developments, this partnership with The Princess Margaret, a recognized leader in cancer breakthroughs and exceptional patient care, reinforces its commitment to fostering vibrant communities and healthy. As a dedicated supporter of Princess Margaret, the team behind Starlight Investments has accumulated over $100,000 for cancer research and care through The Journey since the Foundation created the event ten years ago.
“At Starlight, we believe in the enduring value of whole communities and pride ourselves on being actively engaged in the communities in which we operate. The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation’s Journey to End Cancer has been a long-standing cause for Starlight. We are proud to mark our tenth consecutive year of supporting this incredible organization as title sponsor of Journey to Conquer Cancer 2022. Together, we hope to make a meaningful difference to the future of cancer research,” said declared Daniel DrimmerCEO of Starlight Investments.
At the very heart of The Journey is an unwavering commitment to supporting the 2 in 5 Canadians facing cancer. Although considerable progress has been made against cancer, the disease continues to affect Canadians at an alarming rate, with the number of new diagnoses expected to increase by 40% between 2015 and 2030.
“We are thrilled to have our longtime partner, Starlight Investments, become the title sponsor of the 2022 Journey to Conquer Cancer,” said Steve Merker, Vice President, Corporate and Community Partnerships at the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. “We depend on the support of motivated partners like Starlight Investments to deliver meaningful experiences for our passionate community of supporters, who are united in their mission to accelerate lifesaving cancer research and care at Princess Margaret and around the world. “
Returning this year as an in-person event, participants will take part in a 1km, 3km or 5km walk or run starting at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario, followed by a family breakfast and festive activities. Fans can also participate virtually from anywhere through Canada and around the world by engaging in a walk or run in their own community.
To learn more about Starlight Investments Journey to Conquer Cancer, register for the event, or donate to cancer research, please visit voyage2conquer.ca.
About the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is from Canada the world’s largest and most important cancer charity, dedicated to raising funds for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top five cancer research centers in the world, known for its groundbreaking scientific achievements and its exceptional treatment and care for patients. Through philanthropy, events, our world-class door-to-door lottery program, and marketing initiatives, we make possible the critical funding needed to accelerate cancer research, education, and clinical care—to benefit patients at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center throughout Canada and the world. www.thepmcf.ca
About Starlight Investments
Starlight Investments is a private company Torontoa full-service, multi-family and commercial real estate investment and asset management company led by an experienced team of over 300 professionals. The company currently manages more than $25.0 billion direct real estate as well as real estate investment securities. Investment vehicles include Institutional Joint Ventures, True North Commercial REIT, Starlight US Multi-Family Funds, the Northview Fund and Starlight Capital Funds. Starlight Investment’s portfolio consists of approximately 73,000 multi-residential units across Canada and the United States and over 8.0 million square feet of commercial properties. Please visit us at www.starlightinvest.com and join us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/starlight-investments-ltd-
SOURCE Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
For further information: Stephanie D’Lima, Director of Communications, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, 647-454-3763 | [email protected]; Lauren Kenny, Director of Human Resources, Starlight Investments, [email protected]