UFA Co-operative Limited

UFA Co-operative Limited

June 06, 2013 13:49 ET

UFA Co-operative Limited Contributes $50,000 to Grassroots Causes

Donation Part of Countdown to Farmers Day

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 6, 2013) - UFA Co-operative Limited is a proud supporter of Farmers Day, celebrated on Friday, June 7th. This year, UFA is donating $50,000 in honour of Farmers Day to over 100 local organizations in the communities we serve across Alberta and areas of Saskatchewan and B.C.

"We are not only passionate, but committed to investing, supporting and celebrating rural life. Farmers Day is just another way we live up to this promise to our members," says Bob Nelson, President and CEO, UFA Co-operative Limited.

UFA's network of Farm & Ranch Supply stores and Petroleum agencies, took part in determining where to share the Farmers Day donation across the province. Each local store and agency provided a $500 cheque to an organization that champions rural sustainability. Many locations held cheque presentations and had special guests visit their store or agency to show their appreciation.

Farmers Day is a long-standing Alberta tradition. For farmers, it's just another day of hard work. For those of us at UFA, it's a time to appreciate and reflect on the contributions they make every day, all year long. Watch our special tribute to farmers on our YouTube channel or visit UFA.com to learn more. Show your Farmers Day pride and follow us on our social media channels:

• Facebook- UFA Co-operative Limited

• Twitter- @UFACooperative

• YouTube- UFACooperativeLtd

• Instagram- UFACooperative

UFA Co-operative Limited is one of Alberta's most dynamic enterprises. UFA has an unmatched network of more than 110 bulk fuel and cardlock Petroleum locations, 35 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and 11 Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitter stores. Our employees and independent Petroleum agents strive to provide products, services and solutions to farmers, ranchers, members and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Since its founding in 1909, UFA has grown from a small-scale local co-operative into a comprehensive enterprise with $2.1 billion in annual sales and over 120,000 members. While UFA has grown and changed over the years, at our heart remains a commitment to agriculture and to the communities we serve.

Contact Information

  • For media inquiries, please contact:
    Jenn Norrie
    Manager, Communications and Brand
    (403) 570- 4503 or Mobile: (403) 880-4206
    Jenn.Norrie@UFA.com