Continuing to see possibilities in our investment goals and the world around us, allows for a deeper commitment when contributing back to the community.
We love where we live, and we love to explore. We care about providing service in many ways to our larger community. We participate in non-profit boards, financial donations and unique events by showing up with practical ideas and solutions.
Our ongoing commitment, innovation, and leadership within our community make us one of Imagine Canada's Caring Companies. That means we support the principles of corporate citizenship and benchmarks for community investment established by Imagine Canada:
We see many ways to make a difference. Our community partners are those with whom we have an ongoing relationship to foster long-term vision and success.
The SANDSTONE City Builder Award
Each spring, our mayor and the Calgary Arts Development Association host a lunch to celebrate support for the arts in Calgary. Cultural, government and corporate leaders gather to witness the annual Cultural Leaders Legacy Awards.
We established the SANDSTONE City Builder Award to recognise artists who make Calgary a better place to live.
Past winners include:
Every December we round-up necessary items for the largest one-time donation to the Calgary Homeless Drop-In Centre. In addition to gathering much-need necessities, we campaign to raise awareness about services offered at the shelter, and social issues facing our city.
Keeping great artists in our city makes it a better place. We have collaborated with Alberta Ballet's artistic director, Jean Grand Maître, in believing our sponsorship will help continue his extensive legacy of eclectic performing art showcased around the globe.
We have a long-standing commitment to not-for-profit organisations through various monetary contributions, individual board involvement, and volunteering. Each one of us is supported to pursue personal passions through a wide variety of volunteer options.
Volunteering and Board involvement has included the following organisations: