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Old friends of FortWhyte Alive: Investors Group

Posted on June 20, 2016

As we celebrate our 50th anniversary here at FortWhyte Alive, there has never been a better time to take a moment to remember and reflect upon all of those who helped us get to where we stand today.

As our fond friend and supporter, Investors Group Financial Services Inc. has been part of the FortWhyte team for a very long time.

In fact, Investors Group has been a strong supporter of FortWhyte for over three decades -- and they have the paper files to prove it! (Original files dating back to 1985 pictured above.)

Notably, Investors Group has been a longstanding supporter of FortWhyte’s inner-city school programming that enables students who wouldn’t otherwise get the opportunity to spend some time outdoors and learn Mother Nature’s important lessons.

In more recent years, Investors Group has been an important partner of the award-winning FortWhyte Farms program that engages underserved youth in the practice of sustainable agriculture as a means for skills and personal development.

Their support over all these years speaks to their ability to see opportunities, collaborate on new ideas and grow alongside community partners. In other words, Investors Group is a true community supporter.

“By supporting the communities in which we live and work, we help people get the most out of life,” says Trevor Krahn, Director of Community Affairs at Investors Group.

“We are proud to have supported FortWhyte for more than three decades and thank them for what they add to life in Winnipeg.”

What does three decades of support look like? Just look to our successful and growing programs for evidence that long-term partnership makes a difference.

On behalf of all of us, thank you Investors Group for your unwavering support!