Alberta (December 21, 2016) – The PCL family of companies is pleased to
announce a $6,611,570
million donation to United Ways across North America from its overall 2016
campaign. Twenty-eight PCL districts held fundraising campaigns to support
their local United Way agencies.
“In all of our operating locations
across North America, PCL employees continue to do what it takes to make their
communities better places to live and work. Partnering with United Way allows us to
make an important impact by helping those who need it most,” said Dave
Filipchuk, PCL president and CEO.
million in fundraising will help United Way agencies and the individuals who
draw on their services. These funds will go towards various partnerships,
programs, and services in three main sectors that United Way supports.
Education, income, and wellness are areas that address the overall well-being
of children through to adults, from schooling and hot-lunch programs to
employment services and health care.
generosity and steadfast support of PCL and its employees is seen right across
North America,” explains Anne Smith, president and CEO, United Way of the
Alberta Capital Region. “By encouraging its employees to give locally,
they are able to see the impact of their donations and how they are changing
lives, right in their own communities. “On behalf of all United Ways and the
communities supported by PCL, we express sincere gratitude for being leaders in
building strong, healthy communities and making such a difference in the lives
of individuals and families who need it most.” United Way also created a thank you video for PCL, recognizing its years
of continued support.
PCL’s efforts during the campaign included
everything from a donation challenge for collecting
coats for kids and families, to
holding raffles and various office contests such as an executive dunk tank. Get
more information on PCL’s
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 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction
volume of $8.5 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in
Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.
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