Community Involvement

Giving Back to the Community

Specialized Desanders is proud to give back to the communities in which we serve. Over the years, SDI has become involved several different sponsorships. From supporting AAA minor hockey teams across Alberta to donating trucks to rural Fire Departments (and everything in between) SDI is always keen to give back.

SDI donates truck to Munson Fire Department

Posted On: October 4th, 2016

Over the weekend, SDI donated a 2012 3500 Dodge truck to the Munson Fire Department. Dan Trembley (Southern Area Operations Manger) said it best, “keeping people safe and just being there for everyone is what it’s all about.” The value of enhancing safety is deep-rooted throughout our corporate culture. We are proud to be able to play a role in keeping the community safe – both on and off site….

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APEGA Calgary Branch Annual Golf Tournament

Posted On: August 31st, 2016

Beautiful day for the 2016 APEGA Calgary Branch Golf tournament. Our jumbo shrimp skewers always seem to be a huge hit! Every year we look forward to sponsoring & spending the day with such a great group of professionals.

SDI employees providing support for the Fort McMurray Community

Posted On: June 27th, 2016

We are happy to announce that, through our employer matching gift donation program, SDI has donated a total of $10,000.00 to the Wood Buffalo Food Bank (WBFB) this week. The Wood Buffalo Food Bank provides resources, education, programs and services to ensure food security for all citizens in the region. Demand for WBFB services has increased substantially following the Fort McMurray wildfire. Click here to find out how you can help.    …

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Fort McMurray Fire

Posted On: May 9th, 2016

Specialized Desanders has announced a corporate campaign of employee donation matching to charities benefiting relief efforts in Fort McMurray. We look forward to the generosity of our team and challenge our partners & friends to participate in the fundraising efforts. Looking to donate? Click here to find registered charitable organizations and where the greatest immediate needs are.  #ymmfire

2015 Why Whisper Gala – YWCA of Calgary

Posted On: November 20th, 2015

We had a wonderful time last night showing our support for the YWCA of Calgary at the 5th annual Why Whisper Gala. Extraordinary to be in the presence of Martin Luther King III as he echoed his late father’s message of peace, love, compassion and understanding for all. The YWCA of Calgary is dedicated to breaking cycles of family violence, homelessness and poverty.