Archives | 2022

June 27, 2022

Friesens 2022 Employee Directed Giving Campaign

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FRIESENS 2022 EMPLOYEE DIRECTED GIVING CAMPAIGN Don Feaver presenting the cheque to Ang Stoesz Every year, employee-owners at Friesens Corporation have a chance to vote for their favorite charity, and the voting process determines what percentage of funds are donated to each organization. An employee-owner then presents the donation to the recipient charity. This year, […]

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March 01, 2022

FRIESENS WRAPS UP ‘I LOVE TO READ MONTH’

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February is always a special month in the world of books as “I Love to Read” month is celebrated on a local and national level to encourage reading, writing and literacy awareness. At Friesens in Altona, this means February has special meaning since the community’s largest employer is in the business of books, and proud […]

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February 11, 2022

Friesens Donation to YFC (Youth for Christ)

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The Employee-Owners of Friesens Corporation have stepped up in a big way to support the YFC Altona expansion and mission. In early 2021 Friesens agreed to provide YFC with over 7,000 square feet of space for a major expansion. It was a long-term commitment to create a new venue to enhance the support that YFC […]

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February 02, 2022

Altona’s Library Gets a New Lease

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The Town of Altona has officially signed a lease agreement with Altona Mall Development Ltd to create a new home for the Altona Branch of the South Central Regional Library. The South Central Regional Library: Altona Branch was opened in 1988, and provides access to resources to meet the educational, cultural, informational, and leisure-time needs […]

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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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