A family run business since 1999, Lebada Motors (Formerly Garston Motors) understands the importance of giving back to your community. Each year, Lebada Motors runs multiple charitable efforts to support both our local community and beyond. Below are just a few of our recent supporting efforts!
Recent Support Efforts
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region (WCSWR)
October 2023 – Lebada Motors took a significant step towards making a positive impact in our community by raising an impressive $3100 for the Women’s Shelter of Waterloo Region. We are immensely proud to contribute to their vital cause of empowering and supporting women and children to move beyond violence. The Women’s Shelter plays a crucial role by providing safe shelter, education, transitional housing, and outreach services, creating a supportive environment for those in need. At Lebada Motors, we believe in giving back, and this initiative reflects our commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals who rely on the valuable services offered by the Women’s Shelter.
November 2021 – Hicham and Andy Lebada were pleased to donate the amount of $2,900 to help One4Another International. A local organization that coordinates medical care and surgeries that change the entire life path of children in Uganda.
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region
Lebada Motors is proud to announce that we reached our goal to support the Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region! Throughout October and November 2020, Lebada Motors raised another $10,000 for such an important cause.
The pandemic couldn’t stop us! The WCSWR is needed more than ever while people are being forced to stay home. Not everyone’s home is a safe place and WCWSR helps those who need sanctuary. We are proud to support their efforts to make our community a safer place.
Hicham and Andy Lebada were pleased to donate the amount of $3,000 to help One4Another International. A local organization that coordinates medical care and surgeries that change the entire life path of children in Uganda.
Women’s Crisis Services
On November 2019, Hicham and Andy Lebada were pleased to donate the amount of $6,000 to help the fundraising brunch for Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region. It is such a joy to always be able to donate and sponsor this amazing and hardworking organization.
We enjoyed a fantastic evening at Voices Empower: a fundraiser concert in recognition of Woman Abuse Prevention Month.
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region operates two emergency shelters for abused women and their children: Anselma House in Kitchener and Haven House in Cambridge.
Women’s Crisis Services
On November 08 2018, Hicham Lebada was pleased to donate the amount of $5,600 to help the fundraising brunch for Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region, Anselma House and Haven House.
Big Brothers Big Sister of Canada
On November 02 2018, Heesh and Andy Lebada donated $13,000 to Big Brothers Big Sister of Canada, a nonprofit organization that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of at-risk youth through their well known and highly respected mentoring programs.
Covenant House Toronto
On May 17 2018, Heesh Lebada was proud to have donated $1,000 to Covenant House Toronto, Canada’s largest agency serving at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth. They change lives by providing 24/7 crisis shelter and transitional housing on-site and in the community, along with comprehensive services, including education, counselling, health care, employment assistance, job training and aftercare.
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region
The Lebada Brothers are glad to be gold sponsor of Argus on the event “A Night of Wine & Roses” to take place Friday, February 23rd, 2018. Our dealership is proud to be donating the amount of $8,160 to help with its ‘Youth Homelessness Prevention Program’.
On May 13 2018, Hicham and Andy Lebada were pleased to donate the amount of 3,000 to help the fundraising brunch for Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region, Anselma House and Haven House.
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region operates two emergency shelters for abused women and their children
KidsAbility Centre for Child Development
In September of 2017, Hicham Lebada partnered up for another donation to KidsAbility Centre for Child Development! Based out of Waterloo, KidsAbility has locations all across our local region working with Special Needs children.
Morningstar Family Ministries
In July of 2017, We were proud to do a dual sponsorship for two local charities – Morningstar Family Ministries and Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region! Both organizations work hard to support the local community, helping women and children in need. In the month of July, each charity received $5,000 to support their admirable efforts.
Doctors Without Borders
In December 2016, Lebada brothers Heesh and Andy spoke with Doctors Without Borders and learned that with all the turmoil going on a Syria, one of the Doctors Without Borders camps had been viciously attacked! Heartsick, the brothers were happy to donate $20,000 to support these doctors risking their lives for the good of others.
Ronald McDonald House Charities
For November 2016, we proudly donated $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities!!! As the Red Shoe Society was running an event to help support Ronald McDonald House, we also provided entertainment in the form of a magic show to make the event that much more special!
Heesh Lebada was proud to present our SIX THOUSAND dollar cheque to a Make-A-Wish Foundation representative on December 10, 2015. We hope to make at least a few extra dreams come true this year! Thank you to all who helped make this possible, especially the Make-a-Wish foundation for their excellent work!!!
Reach One, Touch One Ministries (ROTOM)
For the month of May 2015, we and our customers donated a portion of the proceeds of every sale to Reach One, Touch One Ministries (ROTOM). For the last 12 years, ROTOM has been providing support to families in Uganda affected by HIV/AIDS, and is currently providing support to over 700 elderly persons and 300 children in 27 villages of Uganda. Garston Motors proudly handed over a $6,400 cheque to ROTOM in the photo above.
Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region!
- Maximizes the quality of life of people living with HD by funding our Resource Centre Directors to deliver services
- Helps to further research to slow and prevent HD
- Enables others to understand the disease
Kid’s Help Phone
Morningstar Family Ministry
We are very proud to say that between customer donations and sales we have raised $9,000 dollars to help the Morningstar Family Ministry in their effort to improve the quality of life for the children of Ghana. Dr.Carmen is an amazing human being and we are just happy to be a small part of Her efforts. Hopefully our next fund raising event will be even better!! Thank you to all our loyal customers, we couldn’t have done it with out you.