Bruce Power and its supplier partners mark Giving Tuesday with $185,000 in holiday donations
Bruce Power and its supplier partners are helping to make the holiday season brighter for local families with $185,000 in donations to several local initiatives and organizations.
Bruce Power, Supplier partners, employees, and the community, in partnership with United Way Bruce Grey, raised $40,000 for local toy drives and hamper programs. Recipients include:
- Port Elgin Salvation Army
- Kincardine Community Services, St. Anthony’s
- Walkerton Optimist Club
- Tiverton Lions Club
- Ripley Lions Club
- Paisley Missionary Church
- Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
- Saugeen First Nation
- Dorrell Young Christmas Program, Bruce County
- Huron County Christmas Bureau
- Grey County toy drives through United Way
- Women’s shelters in Bruce, Grey and Huron counties
“I want to thank our supplier partners, employees, and members of the Building Trades Union for donating generously to our fundraiser for local toy drives and hamper programs,” said Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power’s President and CEO. “By reaching our fundraising goal, we help these organizations make the holidays brighter for hundreds of local families.”
The Supplier Sponsorship Program also provided $40,000 in grocery store gift cards to schools and women’s shelters in Bruce, Grey and Huron counties to be distributed to families or used for breakfast programs, while Bruce Power donated an additional $16,000 to this initiative.
Bruce Power’s Community Investment Fund donated $2,000 each to 38 area food banks, while also providing $11,000 in warm winter clothing to Bruce Grey Child and Family Services and Huron-Perth Children’s Aid.
“A key part of our company’s mission is to strengthen the communities in which our employees and their families live,” Rencheck added. “We recognize the need to support our communities again this year, so we’re proud to offer a helping hand this holiday season.”
About Bruce Power
Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County, Ontario. We are powered by our people. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable nuclear power to families and businesses across the province and life-saving medical isotopes around the world. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live. Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is a Canadian-owned partnership of TC Energy, OMERS, the Power Workers’ Union and The Society of United Professionals. Learn more at www.brucepower.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.