December 13, 2010
Saskatoon & District TelCare donates $101,000 to 23 organizations
SaskTel employees in Saskatoon continue to support non-profit organizations in the 60th year of the SaskTel TelCare program. This year Saskatoon & District TelCare will donate $101,000 to 23 organizations. The organizations are:
SaskTel TelCare is a volunteer organization of SaskTel employees who contribute money through payroll deduction. SaskTel donates 50 cents for every dollar employees contribute through TelCare. Across the province the TelCare program will contribute $329,000 to non-profit organizations in 2010.
“Congratulations to SaskTel and its employees for 60 years of SaskTel TelCare,” said Bill Boyd, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “TelCare is a great program that helps to improve quality of life in our communities by assisting vital non-profit organizations across the province each and every year.”
“Since 1950 SaskTel and its employees have supported their communities through payroll deduction,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “Employees have led this effort from the very beginning and we’ll continue to work together to promote a culture of giving throughout Saskatchewan for many years to come.”
About SaskTelSaskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.15 billion in annual revenue and more than 1.4 million customer connections including more than 560,000 wireless accesses, 543,000 wireline network accesses, 225,000 Internet accesses and 84,500 Max™ (TV) subscribers. SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, Internet, entertainment, national security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world. In 2009, SaskTel contributed more than $651 million to the Saskatchewan economy through dollars spent with Saskatchewan-based suppliers and sponsorships to non-profit organizations. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,800 employees.
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