The Association of Fundraising Professionals Honors Mosaic
At Mosaic, we strive to be a thoughtful and engaged neighbor in the communities where we operate – and where our employees work and live. These contributions were recently recognized in two of our operating areas – Saskatchewan and Louisiana – where Mosaic received National Philanthropy Day® Awards from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) South Saskatchewan and Greater Baton Rouge chapters.
In Saskatchewan, Mosaic was nominated by Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) in the category of “Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist.” According to Lisa Green, Vice President, Development at HRF, Mosaic was selected for “demonstrating outstanding commitment through support, encouragement, and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.”
Mosaic’s funding history with HRF began in 2006 with a $2 million donation to the Mosaic Heart Center, a cardiac care Center of Excellence housed at Regina General Hospital. In 2019, Mosaic extended its commitment to HRF, pledging to match community donations up to $1 million through the Foundation’s Cardiac Care Campaign. Over $2 million was raised to help ensure ongoing access to life-saving equipment and exceptional care by medical teams and cardiac patients across Saskatchewan.
The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (GBRFB) nominated Mosaic for the “Outstanding Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy Award,” which is given to companies that demonstrate outstanding long-term financial support of one or more charitable causes. In addition to funding support, awardees also are recognized for their commitment to employee volunteerism.
Mosaic has a long history of investing in the GBRFB, beginning several years ago with donations to the GBRFB’s vehicle fleet, allowing the organization to bring fresh produce to rural areas in the region. Additionally, Louisiana employees volunteer at mobile food distributions and sort donations at the GBRFB’s warehouse.
National Philanthropy Day (NPD), which occurs annually on November 15, was created to celebrate the charitable impact that volunteers, corporations, foundations and others make in their local communities.