Burlington, ON, March 31, 2023 — PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) was recognized for its employee fundraising efforts at United Way Halton & Hamilton’s (UWHH) annual Evening of Celebration at the Burlington Convention Centre. PCL Toronto was honored with a Leading the Way Award for the third consecutive year in recognition of its leadership and commitment to community giving.
The Leading the Way Award is presented to United Way partners that emphasize leadership giving, setting the tone for an inspired workplace campaign. With its 2022 United Way committee in attendance, PCL Toronto was one of ten workplaces to receive a Leading the Way Award in honor of its dedication to displaying local love in community impact efforts.
“From building impactful projects to investing in local initiatives through the United Way, inspiring positive change in our community has always been our priority,” says Monique Buckberger, vice president and district manager of PCL Toronto and 2022 United Way campaign chair. “We are honored to receive a Leading the Way Award and thankful for the efforts of our employees in coming together to support the communities in which we live, work and play.”
In its three-week “Together. Stronger.” 2022 United Way campaign, PCL Toronto raised more than $311,000 through employee pledges, special events and PCL’s corporate donation. Employees rallied together for their local community as they competed in dodgeball, wine survivor and snack sales as part of fundraising events.
“With the support of employers like PCL Construction, United Way is able to make a deep impact as we ignite action to drive change and help build an equitable community for all,” said Brad Park, President and CEO, United Way Halton & Hamilton. “The entire team here at United Way is grateful for their continued generosity to our friends and neighbours.”
With over 50 years in corporate partnership with United Way, PCL has a long history of engaging in local love. In 2022, PCL collectively raised $5.1 million for United Way across the company’s footprint. As an employee-owned company, PCL values a strong culture that prioritizes supporting one another and its local communities. Led by the slogan “Together we build success,” PCL’s collaborative approach is a fundamental aspect in supporting the United Way, demonstrating the strength in working together to create lasting, worthwhile change in local neighborhoods.
About PCL Construction
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in more than 30 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $8 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.