SaskTel employees continued to give back to the communities they work in through TelCare. The employee-driven charitable donation program gave nearly $230,000 to 61 locally operated charities and non-profit organizations across Saskatchewan.  

Employees of the Crown phone company contribute to TelCare through a voluntary payroll deduction, and then SaskTel matches 50 percent of employee donations.  

This is the 70th anniversary of TelCare. It started in 1950 and is SaskTel’s longest-running community investment program. Over the past 20 years of the program, employees, along with SaskTel’s top-up, have donated over $6 million. 

Some of the TelCare Recipients in 2021 include: 

Regina & District – 21 Charities received $122,001 

Allan Blair Cancer Centre, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, American Sign Language, Canadian Mental Health Association (Sask Division), Carmichael Outreach Inc., Child Find Saskatchewan, Canadian Cancer Society, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Hospitals of Regina Foundation, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Muscular Dystrophy Canada, North Central Family Centre, Oxford House, Regina Humane Society, Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 001, Saskatchewan Down Syndrome Society, South Sask Cystic Fibrosis Chapter, Teddy Bears Anonymous, The United Way, Diabetes Canada, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 

Saskatoon & District – 21 Charities received $60,067.50 

Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, Care & Share, Child & Youth Friendly Saskatoon, Child Find Saskatchewan, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Diabetes Canada, Dystonia North Saskatchewan, Hemophilia Saskatchewan, Humboldt District Hospital Foundation, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Lung Association of Saskatchewan, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Muscular Dystrophy Canada, New Hope Dog Rescue, Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, Salvation Army Community Services, Saskatchewan Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services, Saskatoon Search & Rescue Inc., Teddy Bears Anonymous, The United Way 

Estevan & District – Three Charities received $5,400 

Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, Diabetes Canada, Kidney Foundation of Canada 

Moose Jaw & District – One Charity received $3,150 

Hunger in Moose Jaw 

Swift Current & District – Eight Charities received $6,296 

All Saints Catholic School Breakfast Club, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, Central School Breakfast Club, Saskatchewan Abilities Council – Swift Current, Swift Current SPCA, Swift Current Salvation Army, Southwest Crisis Services Inc., Diabetes Canada 

Weyburn & District – Four Charities received $4,950 

Diabetes Canada, Weyburn Salvation Army, Weyburn Humane Society, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan 

 

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