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Shine With a Purpose Culminates at United Way of Broward County

Derek Auckland, Florida Operations Manager at Sunshine Cleaning Systems, LLC. (left) and United Way of Broward County President and CEO Kathleen Cannon (right) look on as Sunshine’s Jean Floretal (left) and Philippe Willy disinfect the agency’s offices

Sunshine Cleaning Systems Announces that Program Will Continue

(South Florida) –Shine with a Purpose launched in 2021 as part of Sunshine Cleaning Systems’s 45th Anniversary celebration. Since then, the partnership with United Way of Broward County has provided essential disinfecting services to Light of the World Clinic, Jack & Jill Center, FLITE, LifeNet4Families and Women in Distress.

The anniversary celebration culminated with free disinfecting at United Way of Broward County’s Ansin Building and the Mission United Colker Center, totaling more than 35,000 square feet. The volunteer driven, community-based, nonprofit organization has serviced Broward County for more than 80 years. Sunshine, a woman-owned company providing commercial and residential janitorial services throughout Florida and North Carolina, is based in Oakland Park.

Derek Auckland, Florida Operations Manager at Sunshine Cleaning Systems, LLC., announced that Shine with a Purpose has been so successful that the company has decided to continue the program beyond the anniversary.

“We have seen firsthand the need and the gratitude among worthwhile charities in our community and are pleased to be able to continue Shine with a Purpose,” he said.

As a partner in this endeavor, United Way of Broward County President & CEO Kathleen Cannon added that her agency is proud to be part of this valuable program. “It seems so simple,” she said, “yet, providing disinfecting services during the pandemic and beyond has meant a great deal to us and the charities we support. We are thrilled that this valuable service will continue in our community.”

For more information about Sunshine, visit or call 954-772-0884.


About United Way of Broward County

United Way of Broward County is a volunteer driven, community-based, nonprofit organization servicing Broward County for more than 80 years. United Way of Broward County fights for the Health, Education and Financial Prosperity of EVERY person in the community. United Way of Broward County is the catalyst for change and centerpiece of partnerships that unite the hearts, minds, and resources within the Broward community. For more information, visit

About Sunshine Cleaning Systems

Sunshine Cleaning Systems was established in 1976 by Larry Calufetti, who started the company as a window cleaning company in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida. It quickly expanded to include a wide range of other commercial janitorial services to customers throughout the Southeast region.

Among its signature offerings are comprehensive Hygienic Clean™ Disinfecting Services, full scope janitorial solutions, terrazzo floor and carpet care, window cleaning, pressure cleaning, escalator cleaning, as well as parking lot and roadway sweeping. The company earned with honors the Clean Industry Management Standards for Green Building Criteria (CIMS-GB), which is awarded by the cleaning industry’s global trade association, ISSA. In addition, the company earned the GBAC STAR Accreditation for its own headquarters campus. Sunshine was one of the first janitorial firms in the United States to receive the designation.

Sunshine has held the contract for the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for the past 35 years and provides disinfecting services for TSA and janitorial services for the Car Rental Center at the airport. The company’s growing roster of municipal clients includes the Cities of

Coconut Creek, Delray Beach, Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Tamarac and West Palm Beach as well as Manatee County.

Other janitorial clients include the Broward County Main Library and Government Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale, as well as K-12 schools, restaurants, retailers, offices, athletic facilities and other international airports across the region. The company also offers window cleaning and pressure cleaning services to residential properties.

In addition to the Fort Lauderdale headquarters, the privately held company has branch offices throughout Florida in West Palm Beach, Tampa and Sarasota, as well as in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Media Contacts:

Jenna Auckland


Hattie Hess

United Way of Broward County

954.817.6602 (Cell)