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.

Supporting Community Food Banks This Holiday Season

Posted On: December 13th, 2020

We would usually be planning our holiday events and arranging gift baskets, sweet treats, and visits with our clients at this time of year. But, this year it’s different. With reduced travel restrictions and many of the areas we serve with heightened security measures, we have decided as a company to forego our regular seasonal events and give where it’s needed most. Christmas can be a difficult time for families…

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New Wembley Medical Clinic

Posted On: June 22nd, 2020

The Town of Wembley will have a new medical clinic in the summer of 2020. Construction and renovations are currently underway to create a new service for community residents. The full family medical clinic will focus on whole health, preventative health, and health education. The Wembley Firefighters’ Association has launched a fundraiser to help furnish the new clinic. Specialized Desanders Beaverlodge location has donated to the silent auction to support…

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Oilfield Helping Hands

Posted On: March 11th, 2020

Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH) is a United States non-profit charitable organization committed to supporting oil and gas families through financial crisis. They began as a small sporting clays tournament in 2003 in Houston and have grown to several chapters across the USA. They have given over $5 million to hundreds of families experiencing financial stress during times of crisis. This month, Specialized Desanders hosted the monthly Permian chapter meeting at…

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Veterans Food Bank Drive

Posted On: December 20th, 2019

In spirit of the giving season, Specialized Desanders employees at our head office held a food bank drive for the Veteran’s Food Bank of Calgary. A wish list was posted for employees to pick up grocery and home items for and thanks to generous efforts, a full carload was collected including $600 in cash donations. The Veterans Food Bank of Calgary serves as more than a food bank, our goal…

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Partners in saving lives!

Posted On: May 8th, 2018

  We have a long-standing partnership with STARS Foundation and we are truly proud to support their mission. Donate today!!!  https://foundation.stars.ca/AB-donatenow