A group of Winnipeg employees from a local insurance company are joining approximately 1,600 of their Western Canadian colleagues in a community fundraiser on Wednesday.
Support The Cause Day will see staff from Western Financial Group making the 5 km trek beginning at 10 a.m. to help fundraise for community projects, bursaries, and public health.
The company has helped raise more than $426,000 in the last nine years for community initiatives. For each participating employee, $50 is pledged, topped up with personal pledges from employees and community members.
Funds raised will be directed to the Western Communities Foundation. Individuals can make donations online toward Support The Cause Day by visiting SupportTheCause.ca.