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Our Community Investment Partners
One way that Viterra gives back to communities and the agricultural industry is through community investments and partnerships. Our investments promote sports and recreation programs with a focus on youth, agriculture awareness, grain industry education and safety, and health and wellness. Along with many others, Viterra supports the following groups/events:
For many years, Viterra has supported the provincial 4-H clubs from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Our funding helps the 4-H chapters provide innovative initiatives that inspire youth to become contributing leaders in their communities. 4-H's vision is to help youth achieve their full potential. This sponsorship enables Viterra to build relationships with the agricultural industry's leaders of tomorrow.
Agriculture in the Classroom / Ag for Life
Viterra supports Ag in the Classroom by donating to each of its divisions in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and was the title sponsor of the Ag in the Classroom student resource book titled "The Adventures of Michael and Mia: Stewards of the Land". Viterra supports Ag for Life in Alberta via the Ag101 program, which helps students understand where their food comes, and the careers available to them in the agriculture industry. Ag in the Classroom and Ag for Life exist to provide balanced, factual information to teachers and students and encourage young people to make educated decisions relating to food, environment, careers and lifestyle.
Ag More Than Ever
Viterra is a proud partner of Ag More than Ever, an industry-driven cause aimed at improving perceptions and creating positive dialogue about Canadian agriculture. To learn more, visit them at agriculturemorethanever.ca.
Canada's Farm Progress Show
Viterra is the presenting sponsor of Canada’s Farm Progress show, which is the country’s largest dry land farm technology show attracting 40,000 visitors annually from around the globe. This farm show is a great opportunity for Viterra to showcase its services, as well as interact with our customers. Viterra is proud to be a founding show exhibitor, and celebrated its 12th anniversary as presenting sponsor of the show in 2019. The 2020 show dates are June 16-18, so stay tuned for more show information!
Canadian Football League
Viterra is a proud sponsor of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Calgary Stampeders, and the Edmonton Eskimos. Viterra supports CFL teams that are located its primary operating regions in Western Canada.
The Canadian Foodgrains Bank
Viterra is a long-time supporter of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, an organization dedicated to ending hunger in developing countries. Viterra donates $5.00 for every tonne donated to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and donates land each year for use with CFGB Growing Projects.
CurlSask Youth Curling Program
Viterra is the presenting sponsor of the CurlSask Youth Curling Program, which provides youth development programs like Viterra's FunCurl and Youth Clinics. These programs help to inspire the next generation of curlers to cultivate skills like teamwork and determination.
Junior A Hockey
Viterra is proud to sponsor junior A hockey in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba via the AJHL, SJHL and MJHL respectively. These sponsorships allow youth athletes to develop their athletics skills and cultivate new relationships, and ensures we are connected to our communities.
Outstanding Young Farmers
Through annual donations to the Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan chapters, Viterra supports Outstanding Young Farmers. This organization is designed to recognize young farmers who exemplify excellence and innovation in their profession.
Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club
Through our long-standing support of the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club and its community involvement, Viterra takes part in charitable giving. Our sponsorship of the football club provides Viterra with an opportunity to get involved in the community and helps our Company build relationships with farm customers. Viterra is also a Founding Partner of the new Mosaic Stadium in Regina. As proud partners of the Saskatchewan Roughriders for many years, we're pleased to have strengthened our relationship by supporting this historic project.
Scotties Tournament of Hearts
Viterra is the title sponsor for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Qualifer events began with the Viterra Challenge Provincial Qualifying Bonspiel December 13-15 in Unity, and the Viterra Last Chance Provincial Qualifying Bonspiel in January 3-5 in Estevan. The 2020 Viterra Scotties Tournament of Hearts was hosted in Melville January 24-28, where Team Silvernagle took their second provincial title! Congrats to team Silvernagle.
STARS Air Ambulance
Viterra proudly sponsors STARS Air Ambulance through its annual calendar fundraising campaign. Viterra has once again signed on as the print sponsor of the calendar, and will also support the sales of calendars and STARS merchandise through its footprint in Western Canada. To purchase a STARS calendar or STARS merchandise, visit your local Viterra facility, or go online to starscalendar.ca.
The United Way's mission is to improve lives and strengthen communities by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. Viterra and our employees have supported the fundraising efforts of the United Way for many years. Supported by corporate matching our employees have come together to raise funds for local United Way organizations in Vancouver, Regina, Winnipeg and Thunder Bay.
University of Regina Cougars from Your Community Program
Viterra and the University of Regina have partnered to showcase select athletes from rural Saskatchewan communities, and get rural communities involved with Cougar athletics. Stay tuned for more information on this season's athletes!
Viterra is the title sponsor for the Manitoba Men's Curling Championship event, the Viterra Championships. This year marks the 5th anniversary of this sponsorship! The 2020 competition was hosted in Winnipeg, MB February 4-9, where Team Gunnlaugson took their first men's provincial title! Congratulations to the team and best of luck as you progress to the Brier in Kingston later this month.