Archives | 2021

June 25, 2021

Friesens Vaccination Survey Results

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, Friesens Corporation has worked in cooperation with government regulations and restrictions, and this includes encouraging our staff members to receive the vaccination when eligible. Managers and team leaders have taken the lead in this important step. Recently Friesens reached out to their employee-owners and invited them to take part […]

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June 15, 2021

Friesens Employee Directed Giving

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                On behalf of the Employee-Owners of Friesens Corporation, we are pleased to inform you that we recently donated $4,048.80 to the Altona Fire Department. Attached is a picture of the cheque presentation – pictured is Ike Thiessen (left), Russ Toews (right) and Greg Zimmerman accepting the cheque […]

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May 25, 2021

Friesens Presents Medal to Altona Police Service

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Friesens is proud to show their support in the community in many ways and on different levels. Throughout the pandemic those who have worked tirelessly to serve and protect are sometimes overlooked when it comes to the public showing appreciation for their role in the community. Recently, in an effort to show recognition and appreciation […]

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May 13, 2021

Friesens Partnership with YFC Altona

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  Friesens is pleased to announce a new partnership with YFC Altona in their efforts to build an expanded youth drop-in center and makerspace in the community.   YFC Altona is a Non-profit organization focused on supporting youth by providing a safe and inspirational place to gather, create, and share. They are expanding their programs […]

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December 03, 2020

Friesens Supports The Canadian Children’s Book Centre

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Friesens has been a proud supporter and sponsor of the Canadian Children’s Grade One Book Giveaway since the beginning –  23 years ago. We work alongside the Canadian Children’s Book Centre in printing and producing around 600,000 books each year that are given as a free gift to every Grade One student across Canada. Our […]

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November 16, 2020

Friesens Sponsors Kiddie Sunshine Centre

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  We are proud to announce that Friesens Corporation will be the Title Sponsor of an expansion plan at Kiddie Sunshine Centre (KSC) that will add at least 28 new childcare spaces in Altona. This is an important initiative as childcare in our region is under-served, with space available for only 4% of children 0-12 […]

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August 13, 2020

Friesens Employee Directed Giving Gives To Siloam Mission

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On behalf of the Employee-Owners of Friesens Corporation, we are pleased to inform you that we recently donated $1,900 to the Siloam Mission. Attached is a picture of the cheque presentation – pictured is CEO Jim Bell, accepting the cheque from employee-owner Cameron Fay. Judy Leiman, Legacy Giving and Donor Relations Coordinator for Siloam Mission […]

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July 09, 2020

Friesens Employee Directed Giving to Rhineland Food Bank

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On behalf of the Employee-Owners of Friesens Corporation, we are pleased to announce that we recently donated $3,700 to the Rhineland Food Bank. Attached is a picture of the cheque presentation – pictured is Ang Stoesz accepting the cheque from employee-owner, Frances Brady. (Please note that the attached photo was taken before physical distancing was […]

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April 03, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE

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These are some steps we’re taking in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic.   Our Commitment to our Employee-Owners Throughout every action and decision we make, the health and well-being of our employee-owners are paramount. We are adjusting our protocols to match WHO and Canadian Health Agency standards and regularly communicating with our teams. This […]

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February 25, 2020

Literacy is the Gateway to Success

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The ability to read is the foundation from which we grow as human beings. We are proud to play a part in encouraging literacy for young people. Whether through the thousands of titles we produce each year or through our sponsorship of various reading programs, our employee-owners walk the talk regarding literacy. Friesens is proud […]

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