Ledcor celebrates 75 years with $3-million healthcare donation
The company was started in Alberta in 1947 and has expanded through North America.
Ledcor Group of Companies
Ledcor is celebrating its 75th anniversary by focusing on others.
The Ledcor Group of Companies announced that in honour of the milestone, it will donate $3 million over four years – $750,000 a year – to support charities that focus on pediatric healthcare initiatives across their office locations in Canada and the U.S.
“We are very proud to be entering our 75th year in business,” said Dave Lede, chairman and CEO at Ledcor Group. “Giving back to the communities where we live, and work is part of our DNA – this contribution continues Ledcor’s legacy of donations over the years to various children’s charities across North America. For 75 years, Ledcor and our employees have assisted others in need by coming together to support organizations that have a special place in our hearts, helping to move our communities forward.”
Since 1947, The Ledcor Group of Companies has grown to become one of North America’s most diversified construction companies serving the civil and infrastructure, oil & gas, pipeline, building, mining, power, and telecommunications sectors. Ledcor also owns operations in property investment, forestry, aviation, and marine transportation services.
The company noted that over the last 75 years, it has sought to prioritize community giving through several employee-led initiatives and programs. As a part of the employee-led program Ledcor Cares, over the last decade Ledcor and its employees have invested over $24 million to more than 200 charities across North America, as well as supporting communities through various professional development, sustainability, research, and initiatives.
Ledcor stated that it will continue to celebrate its anniversary throughout the year with a variety of events and programming. More information will be available throughout the year on the company website.