For the third straight year, PotashCorp has made a significant donation to Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan. The $150,000 gift will support all 15 of the Huskies’ Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) teams, will supplement each team’s budget and will provide funding for student athletes in the Huskies Sport Health Centre.
“We are proud to support our hometown Huskies and athletic programming at the U of S,” said Denita Stann, vice-president of investor and public relations at PotashCorp, in a media release. “Athletic programs teach important lessons outside the classroom about leadership, commitment, and teamwork – the same values that drive our company and our people everyday.”
PotashCorp is a major contributor to the University of Saskatchewan, having donated more than $11 million over the years, including a $5 million donation in 2005 to upgrade Griffiths Stadium in Potash- Corp Park. The company also sponsored the CIS football championship Vanier Cup game held at the U of S in 2006, and will be the title sponsor of the 2013 and 2014 CIS Men’s Hockey PotashCorp University Cup presented by Co-op.