Redhead Equipment donates $1 million to Saskatchewan children’s hospital
June 12, 2012
SASKATOON, Sask. -- Redhead Equipment has donated $1 million to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. A crowd of staff, business partners and friends gathered at Redhead Equipment’s Saskatoon location as company...
SASKATOON, Sask. — Redhead Equipment has donated $1 million to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. A crowd of staff, business partners and friends gathered at Redhead Equipment’s Saskatoon location as company president Gary Redhead presented the cheque to Foundation president Brynn Boback-Lane.
“Thanks to the hard work of our employees and the loyalty of our customers for the last 64 years, Redhead Equipment has been fortunate to continue to grow a successful business in the Province of Saskatchewan,” said Redhead. “The operation and support of a children’s bospital in our province will benefit all of us and I am honoured to offer this donation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation on behalf of Laura and myself and more importantly, all of the employees of Redhead Equipment.”
“Our ‘Be a Part of it’ Capital Campaign is about community leaders and companies stepping forward to inspire others to be part of the vision of this very important facility that will impact all families across Saskatchewan,” said Grant Kook, Capital Campaign co-chair and chairman of the board for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan. “This generous donation from Redhead Equipment keeps the momentum going and the message that it matters. The management and staff should be proud of the leadership their company has displayed today and what their own hard work has achieved for children in the province.”
“We are extremely grateful and sincerely thank Redhead Equipment for this extraordinary gift,” said Boback-Lane. “Just as Redhead Equipment serves our communities throughout Saskatchewan, this significant contribution will greatly assist children and their families by providing specialized care at the new Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan.”
“The generosity shown by Gary and Laura Redhead and the staff of Redhead Equipment is outstanding and we thank them for their remarkable donation,” says Jackie Mann, vice-president of Integrated Health Services for Saskatoon Health Region. “Your contribution will assist staff and physicians in providing excellent care for mothers and children in a hospital that is focused and designed to keep them at the centre of all we do. We are very grateful for your gift and wish you continued success.”
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