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EDMONTON, AB --(Marketwired - March 23, 2016) - The PCL family of companies is pleased to announce a $7.4 million donation to United Way agencies across North America from its 2015 campaign. Twenty-eight PCL districts held fundraising campaigns to support their local United Way agencies.
"In what are challenging economic times for many across North America, PCL employees continue to make a difference in bettering their communities. Partnering with United Way has once again allowed us to make an important impact by helping those who need it most," said Paul Douglas, PCL president and CEO.
The $7.4 million in fundraising will help United Way agencies and the individuals who draw on their services. These funds will go towards various partnerships, programs, and services in three main sectors that United Way supports. Education, income, and wellness are areas that address the overall well-being of children through to adults, from schooling and hot-lunch programs to employment services and health care.
"We're grateful to PCL and its employees across the US and Canada for their continued generosity of spirit in providing basic needs and emergency support to thousands of children and families," said Brian Gallagher, president and CEO, United Way Worldwide. "PCL encourages its employees to give where they live, which allows them to see first-hand the impact of donating their time, energy and resources to their local United Way. They are truly making a difference in the communities in which they work and live."
PCL's efforts during the campaign included everything from building care kits for the homeless to holding raffles and various office contests, even Topgolf tournaments. Get more information on PCL's community giving.
About PCL Construction
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 $8.5 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.
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