Giving Back 2024
January 19, 2024

We're dedicated to being community-minded. We work together with local non-profits to make a difference, sponsor events throughout the year, and contribute to the communities we serve in a variety of ways. To keep our members and customers up-to-date on our efforts to give back, we'll continually update this article with information on our initiatives in 2024.

January

McKenzie Place — January Residents Birthday Cake

Golden Age Centre — Monthly pancake breakfast donation

Centre for Young Parents — January 3% Thursday recipient 

Babies Best Start — January 3% Thursday recipient

Grande Cache Transition House — January 3% Thursday recipient

Valleyview Food Bank — January 3% Thursday recipient

Sexsmith Food Bank — January 3% Thursday recipient

Hythe and District Food Bank — January 3% Thursday recipient

Resource Centre for Suicide Prevention — January Coin Box recipient

2DayFm Sock Drive In Support of Wapiti House & Saint Lawrence Center — 580 pairs of socks

Troyanda Society of Ukrainian Culture & Heritage — Liquor Basket for Silent Auction at Malanka

Pregnacy Care Centre  Silent Auction Liquor Basket for Together We Shine Gala

Club E toile D' Age D' or de Girouxville  Gift card to help with Fun Day Event

GP Lions Club  Movie Night Basket for Silent Auction item at Wing Night Fundraiser

Valleyview Gymnastics Club  Cupcakes for Daddy Daughter Dance

GP Live Theatre  Youth Summer Camp registration sponsorship and Co-op Food gift in kind

Jean Cote Family Day Event  Prizes for kids

Woking Multiplex  Movie Night Basket for Silent Auction Fundraiser

St. Joseph Catholic High School Parent Council  Movie Night Basket for Silent Auction Fundraiser

St. Kateri Playground Society  Movie Night Basket for Silent Auction Fundraiser

OAP School Valleyview  Gift cards for School Snack Program

Derek Taylor Public School  Gift cards for School Snack Program

Rycroft School  Gift cards for School Snack Program

Hillside Community School  Gift cards for School Snack Program

St. Stephens School Valleyview  Gift cards for School Snack Program

Grande Cache Community High School  Gift cards for School Snack Program

Valhalla School  Gift cards for School Snack Program

Summitview School Grande Cache — Gift cards for School Snack Program

February

McKenzie Place — February Residents Birthday Cake

Golden Age Centre  Monthly pancake breakfast donation

Centre for Young Parents — February 3% Thursday recipient 

GP Catholic Family Services — February 3% Thursday recipient

Salvation Army — February 3% Thursday recipient

Grande Cache Food Bank — February 3% Thursday recipient

Fairview Food Bank — February 3% Thursday recipient

Beaverldoge Food Bank — February 3% Thursday recipient

Wembley United Church Food Bank — February 3% Thursday recipient

Communities in Mind (Mental Health Foundation) — February Coin Box recipient

Harry Balfour School — Gift cards for School Snack Program

Peace Wapiti High School  Gift cards for School Snack Program

South Peace Rural Community Learning  Gift cards for School Snack Program

STARS  S'more kits for Skijoring fundraiser

Town of Valleyview  Hotdogs and buns for Family Day event

Wellington Resource Centre  2 Full slabs for Seniors Intergenerational Luncheon 

Girl Guides of Canada  Wapiti Meadows District  Cookies for thinking day

Alzheimer Society  Nature Walker Sponsorship for Walk for Alzheimer's

Odyssey House  GrandeCon Kidszone sponsorship

Rising Above  Hope Lives Banquet sponsorship

Big Brothers Big Sisters  Ultimate Escape Dinner sponsorship

Northern Redneck Riders  Northern Redneck Riders Finals sponsorship

Northern Rural Chicks  Gift card for Woman's Day Event

Rycroft Arena  Gift Baskets for winter Frolic

St. Kateri Catholic School  Cookie for Winter Carnival

Laglace School — Gift cards for School Snack Program

Club Alouette  Gift Card for Seniors Fun Day

Velocity Volleyball Club  Movie Night Gift Basket for Silent Auction fundraiser

ACFA regionale de Grande Prairie  Cookies for Sugar festival

Troyanda Society of Ukraine Culture & Society  Cookies for Vitaemo Festival 

FCSS - Hythe & Area  2 Full slabs for Seniors Intergenerational Luncheon

Club des Pionniers  Gift Cards for Senior's Fun Day

Parkside Montessori  Gift Card to purchase items for concession at school dance

Special Olympics  Silent Auction Liquor Basket for fundraiser

Alzheimer Society  Coffee and cups for Open House

March

McKenzie Place — March Residents Birthday Cake

Golden Age Centre — Monthly pancake breakfast donation

Babies Best Start — March 3% Thursday recipient 

Odyssey House — March 3% Thursday recipient

Wapiti House — March 3% Thursday recipient

Mountain Metis Youth Connections — March 3% Thursday recipient

Spirit River FCSS — March 3% Thursday recipient

Smoky River FCSS — March 3% Thursday recipient

Central Peace Food Bank Society — March 3% Thursday recipient

PARDS — March Coin Box recipient

Valleyview Petroleum Association  Silent Auction Liquor Basket for fundraiser

Saskatoon Lake Ag. Society  Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

Grande Prairie Council for Lifelong Learning  Gift cards for snack program

Sexsmith Playschool Society  Gift cards for school snack program

Northwestern Polytechnic Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

Northwestern Polytechnic  Gift Cards for on campus Food Bank

Hythe & District Agricultural Society  Water for Hythe & District Agricultural Fair 

Archie Harvey Memorial Tournament  Bronze Sponsorship

Kleskun Hill Museum  Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

Hythe Fire Fighter Association  Gift Card for Community Easter Egg Hunt

Threads for Life  Co-op product towards Steps for Life Walk

Riverstone School  Theatre Popcorn for Grade Ones

Webster Community Hall Association  Gift Card for Mother/Son, Father/Daughter Gala

QEII Anniversary Committee  3 Full Slabs for 40th Anniversary Celebration

Harry Gray School  Cupcakes for Easter Cake Walk

Sexsmith Chauatauqua Days  Gift Cards for Classic Car Show

Burden Bears Counseling Centre  Fuel Sponsorship

Central Peace Fire Fighters Association  Golf Basket for Golf Tournament

Veterans Association Food Bank Grande Prairie  Reusable Bags for Food Drive

Beaverlodge High School  Gift Card for Grad Class

Charles Spencer Grad Class  Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

Grande Prairie Public Library  Donuts for Art Class

GPFC Aboriginal Head Start Program  Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

Beaverlodge Chamber of Commerce  Art Walk Sponsorship

April

McKenzie Place — April Residents Birthday Cake

Golden Age Centre — Monthly pancake breakfast donation

Grande Prairie Friendship Centre — April 3% Thursday recipient 

GPYESS  Sunrise House — April 3% Thursday recipient

Veterans Association Food Bank Grande Prairie — April 3% Thursday recipient

Grande Cache Transition House — April 3% Thursday recipient

Valleyview Food Bank — April 3% Thursday recipient

Sexsmith Food Bank — April 3% Thursday recipient

Hythe & District Food Bank — April 3% Thursday recipient

Friends of Grande Spirit Foundation — April Coin Box recipient

Hythe Legion #93  $500 towards Summer Dine & Dance Fundraiser

Camp Tamarack  Friend of Camp Tamarack Sponsorship

City of Grande Prairie  National Aboriginal Hockey Championships Friendship Sponsor

Smoky River FCSS  Gift card for volunteer appreciation

Town of Valleyview  Muffins and Chocolate milk for 5K Colour Run

Northreach Society  Gift cards for 2sLGBTQ+ Youth Camp

Jean Cote Community & Cultural Development Society  Gift cards for Mother's Day brunch fundraiser

Grande Prairie Firefighters Charitable Foundation  Liquor Basket for Bunnock Tournament

Beaverlodge Area Cultural Society  Co-op product for Tea Room

Foundations For Life  Silver Sponsorship for Golf Tournament 

Grande Prairie Lacrosse Association  Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

No Girl Left Behind  Gift Card for Empowerment Day

Canadian Motorcycle Tourism Association  Co-op water and pop for BBQ

Canadian Mental Health Association NW Region  Gift Card to help with community BBQ

City of Grande Prairie  3 Full Slab cakes for Seniors Biannual Tea

Grande Spirit Foundation  6 gift baskets for Seniors Week

Ecole Heritage School  $100 Gift card for the Forest Garden

St. John Paul Catholic High School  $100 Gift Card for Foods class "Farm to Fork"

Bear Creek Folk Music Festival Society  Volunteer Food Sponsorship

Valleyview Gives Helping Hands  Sponsorhip to help feed families in Valleyview

St. Catherine Catholic School  $100 towards Ice Cream Party for Jump for Heart Fundraiser

Beaverlodge High School  $200 Gift Card for the Indigenous Grad Ceremony

May

McKenzie Place — May Residents Birthday Cake

Golden Age Centre — Monthly pancake breakfast donation

Centre for Young Parents — May 3% Thursday recipient 

GP Catholic Family Services — May 3% Thursday recipient

Salvation Army — May 3% Thursday recipient

Grande Cache Food Bank — May 3% Thursday recipient

Fairview Food Bank — May 3% Thursday recipient

Beaverldoge Food Bank — May3% Thursday recipient

Wembley United Church Food Bank — May 3% Thursday recipient

Alzheimer's Awareness Society — May Coin Box recipient

Cool Aid Society of Grande Prairie  Gift Card for Summer Camp

Friends of the Shannon Library Society  Donuts for Chautauqua Day fundraiser

Ecole St. Gerard School  Donuts for Teacher Appreciation event

Harry Balfour School  Cake for Blast from the Past event

Aspen Grove School  Gift Card for school pancake breakfast

Tee Pee Creek School  Gift card for Far Day

MNP  National Donut Day Partnership raising money for Salvation Army

Hillside Jr/Sr High School  Gift Card for concession fundraiser

Sexsmith & District Comunity Foundation  Movie Night Basket for Golf Tournament fundraiser

Pregnancy Care Centre  Movie Night Basket for Golf Tournament fundraiser

Odysey House  Movie Night Basket for Golf Tournament fundraiser

Nitehawk  Movie Night Basket for fundraiser

Indian Relay Racing  Little Braves Sponsorship

June

McKenzie Place — June Residents Birthday Cake

Golden Age Centre — June pancake breakfast donation

Babies Best Start — June 3% Thursday recipient 

Odyssey House — June 3% Thursday recipient

Wapiti House — June 3% Thursday recipient

Mountain Metis Youth Connections — June 3% Thursday recipient

Spirit River FCSS — June 3% Thursday recipient

Smoky River FCSS — June 3% Thursday recipient

Central Peace Food Bank Society — June 3% Thursday recipient

Canadian Mental Health Association — June Coin Box recipient

Town of Valleyview  Cupcakes for Canada Day

Mountain Plains CSSN  Cake for BBQ Fundraiser

Valleyview Senior Home  Fruit Tray for Seniors Week

Big Horn Golden Age Club  BBQ supplies for community BBQ

Mountain Metis  400 burgers for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Lady Degenerates  Movie Night Basket for Pub Fundraiser

Horselake First Nation — Freezies for Treaty Day

Lemonade Day  Lemons for a little entrepreneur

Mother Teresa School  Cookies for Teachers Appreciation Day

Pipestone Golf Course  Liquor Basket for Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Roy Bickell Public School  Donuts for "Donuts for Grown Ups"

Fairview & District Lions Club  Movie Night Basket for Music Festival

Crusin to End MS  Prize Baskets for Poker Tournament Fundraiser

GPYESS - Sunrise House  Gift Card for Youth Summer Camp

Grande Prairie Friendship Centre  Donation for National Indigenous Peoples Day Parade

Evergreen Park  Candy Toss Sponsorship 

Valleyview Slow Pitch League  Liquor Basket for fundraiser BBQ

GP Downtown  Street Performers Food Sponsorship

Town of Falher  Free public swimming sponsorship



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