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Community partners & stories
Celebrating our partners and their stories
Foundations Learning & Skills Saskatchewan – Financial Empowerment of Saskatchewan
Financial literacy is a critical life skill and one of the key focus areas of our Community Investment Program. Through our partnership with Foundations, we’re able to extend our reach across the province to many individuals and families to educate and assist them on their journey to becoming financial well while also offering digital options.
SOFIA House – Finding Oneself "Miskasowin" Program
SOFIA House supports women and children who are fleeing domestic violence. The employment program consists of education and certification programs promoting financial well-being through work and life skill programs and financial literacy setting them up for success.
Conexus + Sofia House Regina
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatchewan (BBBS SK) – Mentoring Program
For over 50 years, BBBS SK has provided mentoring programs to children and youth in our province. Through the three-year partnership, we're proud to provide the meaningful support needed to assist BBBS SK in achieving its mission of enabling life-changing mentoring relationships that ignite the power and potential in young people in our province. The funding will provide 100 new mentees across Saskatchewan with impactful mentoring relationships.
The Canadian Institute for the Blind – CNIB Employment Bootcamp
Men of the North (MOTN) – 50 Yard Challenge
CityKidz – CityKidz Saturdays Program
Non-profit Voluntary Sector Studies Network (NVSSN) Luther College – Project of Heart
STARS Air Ambulance – STARS Rescue on the Prairie
We were excited to support one of our own, Nicole Westerlund, VP Member & Community Engagement, on her STARS mission. Nicole was flown to a remote Saskatchewan location and had to raise $50,000 to earn a flight back to civilization. Conexus matched $15,000 of her donations for this critical emergency service in our province.
STARS Rescue on the Prairies
Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital – Conexus Credit Union Family Amenities Fund
With the Conexus Credit Union Family Amenities Fund, parents and caregivers have the opportunity to apply for aid in coping with both the day-to-day and unexpected costs of having a child stay at the Children’s Hospital, including items such as travel and parking costs, meal vouchers, and grocery needs. This family-centred program offers a tangible solution to the stressors imposed on families of sick and injured children.
Heartland Hospice Moose Jaw Inc – Heartland Hospice
This committed community group is working to establish a dedicated hospice for Moose Jaw and the surrounding area to provide compassionate, holistic care to people with a terminal illness nearing their end of life. This contribution will assist in alleviating the strain and costs to medical, long-term and palliative hospital care.
Lung Saskatchewan – Caring Breaths Financial Assistance Program
From its early days of combating the tuberculosis epidemic to today’s COVID-19 pandemic, Lung Saskatchewan continues to play a vital role to provide valuable education resources, research, support programs and more. Funding provided by Conexus supports the Caring Breaths Financial Assistance Program which helps ease the financial burden that lung disease can bring to patients and their families. Originally established to support lung transplants patients, the pandemic has presented significant opportunities to expand the impact to help supply masks, medical equipment, cover accommodations costs, rehab equipment and more.
Lake Country Co-operative Association Ltd. – Feeding our Future
Feeding our Future is a food program, created by four local business owners, providing emergency lunches for students, who do not have one, at schools in Prince Albert. The program has provided over 200,000 lunches since it began in December 2016.
Fort Qu’Appelle Food Bank & Community Outreach Management Centre – Conexus Community Garden
Humboldt Community Soup Kitchen Inc – Feeding the Hungry
Habitat for Humanity Saskatchewan - 80 Homes Across Saskatchewan
Conexus has pledged one million dollars to build 80 homes across the province over four years. The mission of Conexus Credit Union is to improve the financial well-being of their members and communities. There is a natural alignment with Habitat Saskatchewan’s mission of promoting homeownership to break the cycle of poverty.
Conexus x Habitat for Humanity
YWCA Regina – Centre for Women and Families
The new centre, to be completed in 2023, will provide wrap-around services in a trauma-informed community environment, a consolidated hub for women and families to access professional services in a safe and efficient manner. Within the Centre for Women and Families, the Conexus Outreach Centre will provide Regina’s most vulnerable populations access to educational programs, resources and education that empowers them to build a sustainable future and access to a more permanent housing solution.
Oxford House Saskatchewan – Women’s Addiction Recovery House
Oxford House Saskatchewan provides housing to people who have recently left addictions treatment and that require safe and sober living conditions while they integrate themselves back into the community. The fifth house in Saskatoon is designated as a women’s house providing sorely needed housing to women in addictions recovery.
Conexus Arts Centre is a world class performing arts and theatre complex located in the heart of the Wascana Centre in Regina. For the past 15 years and into the future, Conexus is proud to have its name associated with the Centre in support of arts and culture in Saskatchewan.
Rocanville Aquatic Centre – Aquatic Centre Refurbishment
The Aquatic Centre is the only indoor pool for 150 km and with the structure to the point that if major refurbishment didn’t take place, the community would soon lose the pool permanently. Conexus contributed $20,000 to the project so families could continue to enjoy the facility for many years ahead.
University of Regina – Darke Hall
Conexus is contributing $8.25 million in direct support to support the university's plans to revitalize the College Avenue Campus together with additional space, mechanical upgrades and amenities to help restore Darke Hall.
Lumsden & District Volunteer Fire Dept – Rapid Rescue Truck Project
Lipton Memorial Rink – Lighting Project Phase 1
Town of Lemberg/Lemberg Fire Department – Fire Truck Fundraiser
Rocanville Minor Ball Board – Let Them Play Ball