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Honour Roll

Celebrating Calgary's Most Notable Philanthropists

2020 truly was a year like no other. More people across our city and the surrounding area needed help due to the COVID-19 pandemic and thanks to your generosity, we were able to improve local lives in a trying time. This Honour Roll recognizes the remarkable contributions people across our community have made to improve local lives.

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All production costs of the Honour Roll recognition program are offset by the following sponsors of United Way’s Major Donor Program: ARC Financial Corporation, BMO Capital Markets, and RBC Capital Markets.

Thank you for your generous support!

Corporate Recognition

Our corporate sponsors and donors help foster a culture of giving throughout our community. Thank you to all the organizations listed below who generously support United Way!

To our corporate partners who have given a tremendous amount over the years—we acknowledge and thank you!

President’s Circle

The President’s Circle includes companies that, together with their employees and retirees, have given over $5,000,000 over the last five years.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Enbridge
Imperial
Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Shell Canada Limited

Corporate Million Dollar Roundtable

The Corporate Million Dollar Roundtable includes companies that, together with their employees and retirees, have given gifts between $1,000,000 – $4,999,999 over the last five years.

AltaGas Ltd.
AltaLink
ARC Financial Corp.
ARC Resources Ltd.
ATB Financial
BMO Financial Group
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
CIBC
ENMAX Corporation
EY
Fluor Canada Ltd.
Inter Pipeline Ltd.
Keyera Corp.
McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd.
NOVA Chemicals

Nutrien Ltd.
PCL Construction Management Inc.
Peters & Co. Limited
PETRONAS Energy Canada Ltd.
PwC
RBC
Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.
Suncor
TC Energy
TD Bank Group
The City of Calgary
Tourmaline Oil Corp.
TransAlta Corporation
University of Calgary
Vermilion Energy Inc.

To the companies who sponsored United Way in 2021 so no donor dollars were used for United Way events—a huge thank you!

Altalink logo

AltaLink

Sponsored Employee Program (Supporting Sponsor)

ATCO Gas logo

ATCO

Sponsored Employee Program (Supporting Sponsor)

Calgary Stampede logo

Calgary Stampede

Basic Needs Round-Up (Official Partner)

Canadian Natural Resources Limited logo

Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Sponsored Employee Program (Supporting Sponsor)

Costco Wholesale logo

Costco Wholesale

Loyal Donor Tea Party (Tea Sponsor)

Electronic Recycling Association logo

Electronic Recycling Association

Basic Needs Round-Up (Event Partner)

IKEA logo

IKEA Calgary

Basic Needs Round-Up (Event Partner)

Imperial logo

Imperial

Sponsored Employee Program (Supporting Sponsor)

Ismaili CIVIC logo

Ismaili CIVIC

Basic Needs Round-Up (Event Partner)

NextDoor logo

Nextdoor Canada

Promotional Partner

RBC Royal Bank of Canada logo

Royal Bank of Canada

Sponsored Employee Program (Supporting Sponsor)

Women in Need Society (WINS) logo

WINS (Women in Need Society)

Basic Needs Round-Up (Event Partner)

Worley: Energy, Chemicals, Resources logo

Worley

Sponsored Employee Program (Supporting Sponsor)

A huge thank you to the following organizations for their ongoing support of the Sponsored Employee Program! These gracious sponsors have either seconded or sponsored an employee for the 2021 campaign. As a result, no donor dollars are used to fund this program. To learn more about the program, and how your company can get involved, please click see our Sponsored Employee Program page.

Altalink logo
ATCO logo
Canadian Natural Resources Limited logo
Imperial logo
RBC Royal Bank of Canada logo
Worley: Energy, Chemicals, Resources

Signature Initiatives and Special Projects

Signature initiatives (large-scale collaborative initiatives) and Special Projects (smaller more targeted investments) help build strong, thriving communities. Thank you to our supporters listed below who are helping build a better Calgary for everyone.

Founding Corporate Partners – $350,000 to $500,000

Devon Canada Corporation
Fluor Canada Ltd.
Imperial

Champion’s Circle – $200,000 to $350,000

RBC
Shaw Charity Classic
TransAlta Corporation

Corporate Partners – $50,000 to $200,000

Canadian Pacific
Enerplus
Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.
Nordstrom
Symcor Inc.
Trilogy Energy Corporation
Vista Projects

Individual Philanthropists – $100,000

R.W. “Bill” Andrew
David & Leslie Bissett
Hugh & Laureen Borgland
Rick F. Braund
Carrera Foundation
Michael & Heather Culbert & Family
Patricia & Lorne Gordon
Jim & Susan Hill
Rebecca Hotchkiss
Kanovsky Family Foundation
Ron Mathison
Michele & Bob Michaleski
Barry & Val Munro & Family
Norrep Foundation
Poelzer Family Foundation
Terry & Marion Poole
Clay Riddell
Mike & Sue Rose
Vera A. Ross
Bill & Sharon Siebens
Mac and Susan Van Wielingen
Four anonymous donors

School Partners

All Saints High School
Bishop Carroll High School
Bishop Grandin High School
Bishop McNally High School
Bishop O’Byrne High School
Bowness High School
Central Memorial High School
Chinook Learning Services,
Crescent Heights High School
Discovering Choices High School
Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School
Father Lacombe High School
Forest Lawn High School
Jack James High School
James Fowler High School
John G. Diefenbaker High School
Lester B. Pearson High School
Lord Beaverbrook High School
Nelson Mandela High School
Notre Dame High School
Robert Thirsk High School
Sir Winston Churchill High School
St. Anne Academic Centre
St. Francis High School
St. Mary’s High School

Key Community Partners

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary
Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
Burns Memorial Fund
carya
Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta
NPower Canada
TELUS Spark
The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre
YMCA Calgary

Education and System Partners

Bow Valley College
Calgary Board of Education
Calgary Catholic School District
SAIT
The Renert School

Government Partners

Alberta Education
Alberta Advanced Education
Government of Canada
The City of Calgary

Innovator’s Circle – $350,000 to $500,000

ENMAX Corporation
Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Shell Canada Limited

Champion’s Circle – $200,000 to $350,000

Repsol

Individual Philanthropists

Jim Dinning & Evelyn Main
Bob Jones & Christie Smith
Kanovsky Family Foundation
Dave & Linda Labarre
Eric & Christie Le Dain
Barry & Val Munro & Family
Mike & Sue Rose
Bill & Sharon Siebens

Founding Partners

United Way of Calgary and Area
The City of Calgary
Rotary Clubs of Calgary

Site Partners

Aspen Family & Community Network
Bowness Community Association
City of Calgary Recreation at Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre and Village Square Leisure Centre
Sunalta Community Association
The Alex Community Food Centre

Great-Grandparent – $350,000 to $500,000

McCarthy Tétrault

Grandparent – $150,000 to $350,000

TransAlta Corporation

Helper – up to $25,000

Fluor Canada Ltd.

Individual Donors:

Richard & Cathy Bird
Milne Charitable Foundation

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