Bison Transport has entered a team into the CancerCare MB Challenge for Life a 20k walk for men and women of all ages who share in a common goal of raising funds in support of CancerCare MB.
The 45 person team known as “Blazing Bison” has already raised over $72, 000 with no sign of losing momentum.
As part of the team’s fundraising efforts, Bison Transport is holding a public car wash and invite local businesses and residents to come to the Winnipeg Terminal at 1001 Sherwin Road between 10 am and 2 pm. For a minimum donation of $5, leave with a clean car & take part in an opportunity to make a difference & support those affected by Cancer.
“The Bison family has several incredible members of our team battling various forms of Cancer at this very moment” says Don Streuber, President and CEO. Our “family” is a tight-knit group and when one of our own is touched by cancer, it affects us all and it drives us to do something about it.” he adds.
United as a team and as a company, employees who are not walking are participating in a variety fundraising activities such as the car wash, an upcoming silent auction or donations made through payroll deductions. In addition, Bison Transport has corporately donated $250 to each participant for signing up to take the Challenge.
“Bison has long been recognized for our leadership and ongoing community support and when a need arises everyone gets involved, even our suppliers have joined in to support us in reaching our goal by donating money and or prizes for our upcoming silent auction” says team captain, Laura La Palme.
About Bison Transport
Bison Transport is one of the largest Truckload Carriers in Canada today, offering award winning transportation solutions to the industry for over 40 years. As North America’s Safest Fleet, Bison is a high-service, dependable and value creating supply chain partner. Bison offers full truckload service, full service logistics, Intermodal, dedicated fleet operations, yard management and warehousing & distribution. Bison is an active member of Natural Resources Canada’s FleetSmart Program as well as a SmartWay Transport Partner, a national and voluntary partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Donations in support of the Blazing Bison Team can be made at http://www.cancercarefdn.mb.ca/netcommunity/BlazingbisonFor more information, please contact: Laura La Palme, Sales & Marketing Coordinator 1001 Sherwin Road Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0T8 T: 204.833.0131 F: 204.833.0112 E: [email protected] http://www.bisontransport.com/