A large number of Central Alberta charities are better off thanks to Quinn Contracting employees.
The company provided eligible employees within its Parkland and Foothills Districts with giving allocations last month.
The charities that benefited from a total of $12,125 on behalf of 485 employees in the Parkland District located in Blackfalds are the Blackfalds, Lacombe and Red Deer Food Banks, Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Red Deer Christmas Bureau, Red Deer Hospice Society, STARS Air Ambulance, Salvation Army, Red Deer and District SPCA and the Central Alberta United Way.
The charities that benefited from a total of $3,200 on behalf of 128 employees in the Foothills District located in Rocky Mountain House are the Canadian Cancer Society, Children’s Wish Foundation, Clearwater Boys and Girls Clubs, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Lord’s Food Bank, Mountain Rose Women’s Shelter, Rocky Organization for Animal Rescue (ROAR), Rocky Hospital palliative care unit, STARS Air Ambulance and Santas Anonymous.
In addition, a further $500 was given to the Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society raised independently by Quinn employees.