Peterborough’s Cody & James CPA turns shredded paper into $3,500 for Brock Mission

During September, chartered accounting firm encouraged community to bring material to be shredded in exchange for a donation

Suzanne Cody (left) and Gwyneth James (right), senior partners at Cody & James Chartered Professional Accountants in Peterborough, presented a $3,500 cheque to Brock Mission executive director Bill McNabb on October 20, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Cody & James CPA )
Suzanne Cody (left) and Gwyneth James (right), senior partners at Cody & James Chartered Professional Accountants in Peterborough, presented a $3,500 cheque to Brock Mission executive director Bill McNabb on October 20, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Cody & James CPA )

Peterborough’s Cody & James Chartered Professional Accountants has turned shredded paper into cash, raising $3,500 for Brock Mission’s homeless shelters.

During September, Cody & James CPAs encouraged the community to bring in boxes of material to be shredded in exchange for a suggested donation of $15 per box to Brock Mission.

According to senior partners Suzanne Cody and Gwyneth James, the firm accepted more than 1,400 gallons of shredding material.

Advertisement - story continues below

 

 

The resulting funds raised are move than double the amount raised in 2019, the last time the event was held due to the pandemic.

“The fundraiser was developed by Cody & James CPAs as a way to give back to our community in way that focuses on the current need within our community,” reads a media release.

“The team chose the Brock Mission as this year’s recipient in recognition of the crucial work it provides for the Peterborough homeless population.”