Recognizing the need for funds in the Sarnia-Lambton community as a result of the
COVID-19 pandemic, Shell Canada has announced a $50k contribution to the Sarnia-Lambton United Way’s Compassion Fund.
As the impact of COVID-19 to our community grows, so does the demand for social services. The resources raised through this fund will ensure agencies on the ground can continue their critical work in this time of need. The fund will support people most heavily impacted by COVID-19, including elderly, indigenous populations, mental health and addictions, persons with disabilities, homeless, and others who may be identified by this public health crisis..
“Sarnia-Lambton is a caring community, repeatedly demonstrating we are stronger together. In crisis, we take a stand to make sure everyone is taken care of. We show up with care and commitment for the safety of our families, loved ones, and neighbours.“ said Guy Hackwell, General Manager of Shell’s Sarnia Refinery. “We are happy to contribute $50k as an early deployment of funds set aside for our annual fall United Way campaign. Recognizing and responding to local need is part of being a good
“We are grateful to Shell Canada for advancing us these funds as we head into the fall campaign. This donation will assist us as we continue to fund agencies coping with the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dave Brown, United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Executive Director. “This donation will have a lasting impact in Lambton County.”
Together, we are improving lives by moving people from poverty to possibility, helping kids be all they can be, and building strong and healthy communities.
Donations to the fund are used to support local agencies with 100 per cent of all donations being directed to help Lambton County’s most vulnerable.
Donations can be made online at www.theunitedway.on.ca or by calling 519-336-5452.