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SaskTel employees support local non profits

SaskTel employees support local non-profits

SaskTel TelCare is made up of volunteer SaskTel employees who contribute funds through an automatic payroll deduction. SaskTel than matches those yearly totals, donating an additional 50 cents for every dollar employees raise through TelCare. Across the province, the TelCare program will contribute $294,622 to 67 Saskatchewan non-profit organizations in 2015.To find out more about TelCare visit www.sasktel.com.


"This completely voluntary program has been embraced by our employees all over the Province who give generously through payroll deductions so they can support the non-profit organizations in their own communities," said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. "TelCare has become a special tradition championed by our employees for over 65 years and reflects SaskTel's corporate culture and values."

Estevan and district

SaskTel and employees from Estevan & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $8,250 to 5 organizations in 2015. The organizations are:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

  • Child Find Saskatchewan

  • The Arthritis Society

  • Estevan Regional Nursing Home

  • Choose Life Ministry

Moose Jaw and district

SaskTel and employees from Moose Jaw & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating the total funds of $6,000 collected throughout 2015 to 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 over $14,052.59 to 7 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Battlefords United Way

  • Buffalo Narrows Minor Sports Committee

  • Canadian Cancer Society - SK division

  • Humane Society of the Battlefords

  • Lloydminster & District SPCA

  • Lloydminster & District United Way

  • Meadow Lake and Area Early Childhood Services

Prince Albert and district

SaskTel and employees from Prince Albert & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating over $17,461.50 to 16 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Alzheimer Society of SK

  • Give a Little Life

  • Canadian Diabetes Association

  • Nipawin Donor's Choice

  • Prince Albert Legion

  • Senior's Transportation

  • Shellbrook Legion

  • Jubilation Residential Centre

  • Lac La Ronge Food Bank

  • Lupus SK Society

  • Maude Burke School

  • Multiple Sclerosis Society - SK

  • Reynolds Central School

  • Scleroderma Association of SK

  • Star City School

  • St. Mary Daycare Inc.


Regina and district

SaskTel and employees from Regina & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $150,953 to 22 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Allan Blair Clinic

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

  • Breakfast for Learning

  • Canadian Diabetes Association

  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

  • Hospitals of Regina Foundation

  • Kidney Foundation of Canada

  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of SK

  • North Central Family Center

  • Royal Canadian Legion

  • SK Down Syndrome Society

  • Canadian Mental Health

  • Child Find Saskatchewan

  • Chris Knox Foundation

  • Cystic Fibrosis - South SK chapter

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research

  • Lung Association of SK

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving

  • Humane Society of Regina

  • SK Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • Teddy Bears Anonymous

  • United Way - Regina

Saskatoon and district

SaskTel and employees from Saskatoon & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $80,700 to 22 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Alzheimer Society of SK

  • Breakfast for Learning

  • Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Canadian Diabetes Association

  • Cystic Fibrosis - North SK chapter

  • Care and Share Saskatoon

  • Child and Youth Friendly Saskatoon

  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada

  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of SK

  • Salvation Army Community Services

  • United Way of Saskatoon

  • Child Find Saskatchewan

  • Dystonia North SK

  • Hempophilia SK

  • Humboldt District Hospital Foundation

  • Huntington Society of Canada

  • Kidney Foundation

  • Lung Association of Canada

  • Muscular Dystrophy - North SK Chapter

  • Royal Canadian Legion - Poppy Fund

  • Saskatoon Equal Justice For All

  • Teddy Bears Anonymous

Swift Current and district

SaskTel and employees from Swift Current & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $10,080 to 10 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Alzheimer Society of SK

  • Arthritis Society

  • Canadian Diabetes Association

  • Salvation Army

  • Canadian Mental Health Assoc.

  • SPCA Swift Current

  • Kidney Foundation - SK

  • Kidsport

  • Saskatchewan Abilities Council


Weyburn and district

SaskTel and employees from Weyburn & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $4,125 to 5 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Alzheimer Society of SK

  • Canadian Diabetes Association

  • Humane Society – Weyburn

  • Kidney Association

  • United Way - Weyburn


Yorkton and district

SaskTel and employees from Yorkton & District participating in TelCare, the Crown Corporation's Employee Donation Benevolent Fund, are donating $6,000 to 4 organizations in 2015. The local organizations to receive support include:

  • Alzheimer Society of SK

  • Therapeutic Riding Association

  • Kidney Foundation - SK

  • SPCA - Yorkton


About SaskTel

SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 618,000 wireless accesses, 437,000 wireline network accesses, 258,000 Internet accesses and over 103,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services,maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. 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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