April 11, 2019

K+S Potash Canada pledges $225,000 to the Children's Wish Foundation over the next three years.

SASKATOON, SK – Today, the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Saskatchewan Chapter, is pleased to announce a $225,000 gift from K+S Potash Canada. Through this tremendous partnership, Children’s Wish can grant even more wishes to children in need.

“This gift is incredibly special,” said Shelley Dodds, Manager of Resource Development at the Children’s Wish Foundation. “To have a corporate partner dedicated to helping children, and in our case, dedicated to creating the magic of a wish for some of Saskatchewan’s sickest children, in such a large capacity is rare.  We are humbled and grateful for their support and look forward to sharing our wishes with the staff of K+S Potash Canada over the next 3 years.” 

K+S Potash Canada is part of the K+S Group, a German-based company that has been mining and processing potash and salt for over 125 years.  The company is headquartered in Saskatoon with a solution potash mine, Bethune, located near Regina and Moose Jaw.

As a part of their new community engagement plan, “Youth + Us,” K+S Potash Canada has pledged $75,000 per year, over the next three years.  This partnership will ensure that Saskatchewan’s sickest children are receiving their most heartfelt wishes.

“K+S Potash Canada’s new Youth + Us community investment program aims to provide young people with access to more that matters,” said Maeghan Dubois, Manager, Communications and Corporate Affairs, K+S Potash Canada. “That means access to more moments that inspire joy, confidence and creativity. Our partnership with the Children’s Wish Foundation will assist them in doing what they do best: granting the wishes of young people with life-threatening illness by providing happy, hopeful and worry-free experiences.”

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About Children’s Wish

The Children’s Wish Foundation supports children who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or serious neurological condition. Granting roughly 1,000 wishes each year across Canada, Children’s Wish is the only and largest all-Canadian wish granting organization. For a sick child and their family, a wish can mean a world of difference to their happiness, outlook and treatment outcomes.

 

About Youth + Us

K+S Potash Canada’s “Youth + Us” program is a community investment strategy focused on providing young people in Saskatchewan with opportunities that allow them to celebrate diversity, discover what drives them and develop important life skills to help them grow mentally, physically and emotionally. K+S has team up with youth-centric organizations in the community and together, these partnerships will empower young people and create lasting, meaningful change. Learn more at ks-potashcanada.com/kids.                              

 

Media inquiries:

Shelley Dodds
Manager, Resource Development
Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada
306.955.0511 | shelley.dodds@childrenswish.ca

Maeghan Dubois
Manager, Communications and Corporate Affairs
K+S Potash Canada GP
306.371.0122 | Maeghan.dubois@ks-potashcanada.com

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