Jan 9, 2020
Winnipeg, MB – For the sixth year in a row, Qualico ran its annual charity parking lot ball hockey tournament, with a record-high $10,800 being raised for CancerCare Manitoba and KidSport Winnipeg. The fun and lively tournament took place in October and November over a series of four weeks in frosty Winnipeg. A total of 75 Qualico employees from different business units made up eight die-hard teams, each playing a series of round robin games over workday lunch hours.
Dec 17, 2019
Churchill, MB – The Polar Bears International House officially opened on November 3, 2019, thanks to the generous support of Qualico and other donors. The facility is a cutting-edge interpretive centre located in Churchill, Manitoba that will help educate visitors about polar bears and the Arctic sea ice the animals depend on.
Dec 12, 2019
Winnipeg, MB – Brent Delmage of Delmage Construction has been a customer and supporter of Star Building Materials Winnipeg for 30 years, and has developed close relationships with many Star Building Materials employees during that time. He would frequently bring his young granddaughter, Sophie, along on trips to pick up materials for his next job, and the two made quite an impression on the Star Building Materials’ team.
Dec 5, 2019
SUPPORTING THE RENOVATION OF MAIN STREET PROJECT’S NEW BUILDING – A LOOK AT THE IMPACT OF QUALICO'S DONATION
Winnipeg, MB – Each day in Winnipeg, the city’s most vulnerable populations can struggle to access basic things like food, clothing, and shelter. Main Street Project, a local non-profit organization, aims to provide a range of services to these residents, including emergency shelter and nutrition services, drug and alcohol detoxification, health advocacy and support, and counselling and housing support services.
Dec 3, 2019
Winnipeg, MB – On November 12, Qualico Clockwork Angels hopped back on the bike for the Sun Life Ride to defeat diabetes in support of JDRF. This year, Qualico sent two teams to take part in the stationary cycling fundraiser held at the Shark Club Sports Bar in downtown Winnipeg. The Qualico Pedal Pushers joined in and together the two teams raised $3,150 for juvenile diabetes research.
Nov 29, 2019
SUPPORTING THE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT EXPANSION IN LANGLEY – A LOOK AT THE IMPACT OF QUALICO'S DONATION
Langley, BC – The city of Langley is a growing community with shifting demographics. Young families are increasingly moving to the area, and long-term residents of the community are aging – changes that have meant additional pressure for the Langley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department. The hospital’s emergency department was originally built to accommodate around 25,000 visits per year.
Nov 18, 2019
Calgary, AB – Students in Calgary looking for a unique, hands-on post-secondary education experience can choose from more than 100 career programs at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). The polytechnic college is the third largest post-secondary institution in Alberta and provides students with state-of-the-art labs and classrooms, experience working with real-world equipment, and an opportunity to work in close collaboration with industry professionals.
Nov 1, 2019
Calgary, AB – Ride through the Rockies took place August 23-25, 2019, raising funds and heart rates with a grueling cycling trek – all in the name of helping Habitat for Humanity. In total, $115,330 was raised for Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.
Oct 29, 2019
Calgary, AB – Qualico’s Volunteer Day initiative encourages employees to give back to their communities in a meaningful and heartfelt way. This is exactly why Sterling Homes and Pacesetter Homes Calgary teamed up to plant 360 trees at Auburn Bay Dog Park this past July.
Oct 29, 2019
Austin, TX – What do you do with furniture that’s being retired from use in model homes? If you’re Pacesetter Homes Austin, you hold a garage sale event to raise funds for a local non-profit organization. The family who received the donation has been fostering a sibling group of nine children and was in the process of adopting the children to become a family of 11.
Oct 25, 2019
THE RESOLVE INITIATIVE CONTINUES TO PROVIDE SAFE HOUSING FOR CALGARY’S HOMELESS – A LOOK BACK AT THE IMPACTS OF QUALICO’S DONATION
Calgary, AB – When people have a safe place to call home, they can focus on other areas of their lives and amazing things can happen. An initiative in Calgary aimed to make that a reality for 3,000 homeless and vulnerable people living in the city. The RESOLVE campaign was a limited-time fundraiser that officially ended in 2018, which involved nine not-for-profit agencies raising money for affordable housing and hundreds of donors, including Qualico.
Oct 16, 2019
Winnipeg, MB – Every family deserves to have a safe and comfortable home. That’s why Habitat for Humanity Manitoba started the annual Ride Around the Lake event 13 years ago. This year’s event, held from September 13 to 15, raised more funds than any previous Ride Around the Lake event.
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