May 6, 2015 (Winnipeg, MB)
Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce it has donated $618,000 to support 24 different community projects across Canada for the first quarter of 2015. A detailed list of projects can be seen by clicking here.
Every year, Richardson donates well over $1 million to support a variety of community projects and organizations across the country. These donations are used to fund community projects that enhance the quality of life in the communities in which Richardson operates.
“At Richardson, we are very proud of our long legacy of helping to build stronger communities across the country,” says Curt Vossen, President and CEO of Richardson International. “We are truly invested in the places we call home and we are committed to supporting the communities in which our customers and employees live and work.”
Donations are made possible through the Richardson Foundation, the giving arm of James Richardson & Sons, Limited, and affiliated companies. In 2014, Richardson donated over $1.8 million to support 70 community projects and organizations across Canada. Richardson is proud to help support initiatives that have demonstrated support and funding from the local community.
Interested applicants are asked to submit detailed written proposals to their local Richardson location for consideration. Based on recommendations from these locations, proposals are reviewed by the Board of Trustees of the Richardson Foundation. The Board of Trustees meets three times a year.
Richardson International is Canada’s largest agribusiness and is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing. Based in Winnipeg, Richardson is a worldwide handler and merchandiser of all major Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds and a vertically-integrated processor and manufacturer of oats and canola-based products. One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Richardson has over 2,500 employees across Canada and the U.S.
For more information, please contact:
Director, Corporate Communications
(204) 934-5169 or 799-2838 (cell)