EDMONTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The PCL family of companies has raised
more than $7.1 million for United Way agencies in communities across
North America. The 2012 fundraising total is the largest amount raised
by employees and the company.
"Working with the United Way helps us build caring and giving
communities that that we all feel very proud to live and work in," said
Paul Douglas, PCL president and CEO. "It's amazing to see how committed
our teams are to leading and participating in their districts'
Twenty-nine regions in Canada and the US participated in fundraising
campaigns. The team in Regina, Saskatchewan, received special
acknowledgment: the United Way in that community recognized PCL for
Outstanding Campaign Performance among companies with 99 or fewer
employees. In Edmonton, Alberta, PCL set a new record by donating $2.3
million to the local campaign, the largest donation ever received by
"Each and every contribution to the United Way becomes part of a major
community building effort that delivers a wide range of community
impact programs and initiatives, targeting some of the most difficult
and complex issues," said Anne Smith, United Way Alberta Capital Region
president and CEO. "PCL can be proud that their donations are making a
difference in their communities."
PCL began partnering with the United Way in 1969. Annual campaigns help
raise money for local United Way agencies. The campaigns are led by
employees and give them the opportunity to contribute by donating money
and participating in special events. PCL achieved a total employee
participation rate of 78% among the districts that ran United Way
campaigns in 2012.
Please click on the following link to view some highlights from the
fundraising campaign http://youtu.be/w8C0PJJJRhw.
About the PCL family of companies
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 more than $6 billion, making PCL one of the largest contracting
organizations in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.
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