SmartStop Sponsors Plane for "Flight for Hope" to Benefit Charities

Posted by Admin on Aug 30, 2023 12:00:00 AM

SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. is a plane sponsor of Flight for Hope, a round-the-world journey for charity led by Callum Wallace, advisor at Engel & Völkers Oakville, that took off on Aug. 1 from Burlington Executive Airport in Burlington, Ont. Wallace, who’s piloting a modified V35B Beechcraft Bonanza (small, single-engine aircraft), initiated the trip raise awareness and generate donations for Home Suite Hope and other aligned charities worldwide.

His flight path includes stops in Quebec, Iqaluit, Greenland, Iceland, Scotland, Wales, England, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, and Christmas Island; his journey will culminate in Burlington, Ont., on Oct. 14 before the Home for Good Gala scheduled for Nov. 10. Wallace is the fourth Canadian to take on this extraordinary challenge.

“We are proud to embark on this incredible ‘Flight for Hope’ alongside Callum and the inspiring organization, Home Suite Hope,” said H. Michael Schwartz, CEO of SmartStop. “This flight symbolizes our collective determination to help single-parent families overcome homelessness, empowering them with the tools and resources needed for financial independence and long-term stability, bringing hope, support, and lasting change to the individuals and communities we serve.”

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