During the first week of 2023, Darryl Fuz, General Manager of the Paterson Grain terminal in Binscarth presented a cheque for $10,000 to Abbey Vorelick, Care Team Manager for the Russell Health Centre.
The donation is from the Paterson Family Foundation. The Paterson Family Foundation is a private, charitable foundation incorporated under the laws of the Province of Manitoba.
It is composed of a Board of Directors that meets twice a year to make decisions on applications received and to deal with other Foundation business. The Paterson Family Foundation was started in 2018 to follow in the footsteps of dedicated philanthropist Senator Norman McLeod Paterson.
Since then, the foundation has been a devoted supporter of community organizations in the Prairie Regions of Canada. Grants are made to charitable, non-profit organizations with the major emphasis on projects and programs in the areas of education, health care, religion, social welfare and youth. The Foundation’s prime areas of interest are in the Prairie Region of Canada.
“This is the fourth year in a row that the Paterson Family Foundation has chosen to make a $10,000 donation to the Russell Health Centre,” Fuz said after the presentation. “And that’s because of all the great work that everyone sees is being done here.” The funds are to be utilized for the 2023 year towards emergency care and services provided by the Russell Health Centre.
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