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PeakActivity gives back with fundraiser

Technology and marketing company PeakActivity united for a cause.

Through its community involvement and philanthropic arm PeakCares, the company united to organize a food and fund drive in support of Feeding South Florida. Remote workers raised $1,450 and collected non-perishable donations for the hunger-relief organization.

Now more than ever, organizations like Feeding South Florida need our help. Due to COVID-19, high unemployment, and a general sense of uncertainty, food insecurity is on the rise. The Food & Fund Drive supported the community in three ways; food donations to be given to Feeding South Florida, monetary donations, and the encouragement for their employees to bring non-perishables to their local food bank as some employees aren’t local to South Florida.

“We are so grateful to work for a company that puts such an emphasis on showing up and giving back to our local communities, and for all of the support shown by our Peaksters during this holiday season,” said Alex Shapiro, who co-leads the PeakCares team.

Since PeakCares launched in 2018, employees have been a part of various fundraising efforts, including raising over $2,500 for the American Heart Association.

Pictured above PeakActivity team members with CEO Manish Hirapara standing far right.

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.