SOURCE: Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heart and Stroke Foundation

June 20, 2014 12:07 ET

Brandt Group of Companies Donates $50,000 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation This Stroke Month

REGINA, SK--(Marketwired - June 20, 2014) - As part of its Thanks a Billion initiative and in recognition of Stroke Month, which is June, Brandt Group of Companies has granted a generous $50,000 donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Brandt and Heart and Stroke Foundation representatives along with numerous stakeholders gathered at the Wascana Bandstand on June 19 in the Queen City to celebrate this major contribution to the fight against heart disease and stroke.

"The money we receive goes toward world-class research that helps prevent disease, save lives and promote a more full and speedy recovery for heart disease and stroke patients," says Lorie Langenfurth, CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation Saskatchewan. Since 1952, the Foundation has invested more than $1.39 billion in life-saving research.

Gavin Semple, Chairman of Brandt Group of Companies was on hand to present the $50,000 cheque. "We chose the Heart and Stroke Foundation because of its investment in making our communities healthy places to live and work and the important role it plays in ensuring research into heart disease and stroke continues," he says. Since 2012, as part of its Thanks a Billion initiative, Brandt has granted more than $9 million, including donations to more than 215 charitable initiatives in 99 communities.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation's mission is to prevent disease, save lives and promote recovery. A volunteer-based health charity, we strive to tangibly improve the health of every Canadian family, every day. Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen. heartandstroke.ca

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Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Melody Lynch
    Heart and Stroke Foundation
    306-500-6015
    lynchm@hsf.sk.ca