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SaskTel employees give back to local non-profits

SaskTel employees give back to local non-profits

SaskTel TelCare is a volunteer organization of SaskTel  employees who contribute donations through an automatic payroll deduction.  SaskTel donates 50 cents for every dollar employees contribute through TelCare.  Across the province, the TelCare program will contribute $313,261 to Saskatchewan non-profit organizations in 2014. To find out more about TelCare visit www.sasktel.com.


“We make this announcement as we celebrate the coming of a new year, but SaskTel employees are giving year-round, donating a portion of their income to support non-profits in the communities where they live and work,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “TelCare is a time honoured tradition for SaskTel and our employees, a chance for us to recognize the important work these organizations undertake as non-profits.”


Estevan and district


SaskTel and employees from Estevan & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $10,200 to seven organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
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  • Child Find Saskatchewan
  •      
  • Choose Life Ministry
  •      
  • Estevan Regional Nursing Home
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Society
  •      
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation
  •      
  • United Way - Estevan
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Moose Jaw and district


SaskTel and employees from Moose Jaw & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $6,000 to two organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Humane Society - Moose Jaw
  • Hunger in Moose Jaw

 

North Battleford and district


SaskTel and employees from North Battleford & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent  Fund, are donating $16,570 to eight organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
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  • Humane Society - The Battlefords
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  • Jack Kemp Community School
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  • Macklin  & District Health Foundation    
  • Meadow Lake and Area Early Childhood Services
  •      
  • Salvation Army - Meadow Lake
  •      
  • United Way - Lloydminster
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  • United Way – Battlefords

 

Prince Albert and district


SaskTel and employees from Prince Albert & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $16,770 to nineteen organizations in 2014. The  organizations are:

  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  •                
  • Children's Haven
  •                
  • Jubilation Residential Centre Inc.          
  •    
  • Kidney Foundation
  •                
  • Lupus Erythematsus Society Inc.          
  •    
  • Maude Burke School                
  •    
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Nipawin & District Donor's Choice
  •    
  • Northern Animal Rescue
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  • OK Hjertaa
  • Prince Albert Food Bank
  •      
  • Reynold's School
  •                          
  • Royal Canadian Legion
  •                    
  • Scleroderma Association of Saskatchewan
  •                    
  • Seniors Transportation
  •                    
  • Shellbrook Kinsmen Club
  •                    
  • SPCA – Prince Albert
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  • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
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  • Star City School


Regina and district

SaskTel and employees from Regina & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent  Fund, are donating $151,384 to twenty-three organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Allan Blair Clinic
  •      
  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
  •        
  • American Sign Language
  •              
  • Arthritis Society
  •      
  • Autism Society
  •      
  • Breakfast for Learning
  •      
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  •      
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  •      
  • Chris Knox Foundation
  •        
  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
  •              
  • Cystic Fibrosis South Sask Chapter
  •        
  • Down Syndrome Society
  • Hospitals of Regina Foundation
  •            
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  •            
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada
  •            
  • Lung Association of Saskatchewan           
  •                
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - SK Div
  •      
  • North Central Family Center
  •          
  • Regina Humane Society
  •                
  • Royal Canadian Legion
  •      
  • Teddy Bears Anonymous
  •      
  • United Way -  Regina        
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Saskatoon and district

       

SaskTel and employees from Saskatoon & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent  Fund, are donating $92,250 to twenty-three organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
  •      
  • Breakfast for Learning
  •      
  • Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  •                        
  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada
  •                        
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  •      
  • Care and Share Saskatoon
  •      
  • Child & Youth Friendly Saskatoon
  •      
  • Child Find Saskatchewan
  •      
  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada
  • Dystonia North Saskatchewan
  •      
  • Hemophilia Saskatchewan
  •        
  • Humboldt Hospital
  •      
  • Huntington Society
  •      
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada
  •      
  • Lung Association of Saskatchewan
  •      
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
  •      
  • Muscular Dystrophy Canada
  •      
  • Nurturing with Rhymes
  •            
  • Royal Canadian Legion
  •      
  • Salvation Army - Community Services
  •      
  • Saskatoon Equal Justice For All
  •      
  • Teddy Bears Anonymous
  •      
  • United Way -  Saskatoon & Area

 

Swift Current and district

           

SaskTel and employees from Swift Current & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund,  are donating $7,336 to eleven organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
  • Arthritis Society
  •              
  • Canadian Diabetes
  •              
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  •              
  • Community Co-op Playschool
  •              
  • Humane Society SPCA-Swift Current
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada
  •                
  • Salvation Army - Swift Current             
  •              
  • Saskatchewan Abilities Council - SC Branch
  • South West Crisis Services
  • United Way


Weyburn and district

             

SaskTel and employees from Weyburn & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent  Fund, are donating $4,950 to four organizations in 2014. The organizations are: 

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
  •                        
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Humane Society – Weyburn
  • United Way - Weyburn & District


Yorkton and district

                       

SaskTel and employees from Yorkton & District  participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent  Fund, are donating $7,800 to four organizations in 2014. The organizations are:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
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  • The Kidney Foundation of Canada
  • Parkland Therapeutic Riding Association
  • SPCA Yorkton Branch
 


About SaskTel

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation  (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 607,000 wireless accesses, 492,000 wireline network accesses, 250,000 internet accesses and 100,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers.  SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet,  entertainment, security monitoring, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.

 


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