Richardson Foundation donates $100,000 to Alberta Flood Relief

Winnipeg, Alaska, CANADA

WINNIPEG, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Richardson Foundation announced today that it has made a donation of $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund. The Fund will assist Red Cross teams in providing the basic needs to flood victims, as well as offering inquiry services and supporting evacuee shelters.
"The devastation caused by the recent floods which have affected hundreds of thousands of individuals in communities across Alberta, including many of our personnel, is absolutely staggering," said Hartley Richardson, President & Chief Executive Officer of James Richardson & Sons, Limited and a Trustee of the Richardson Foundation.  "Our thoughts are of those who have experienced indescribable loss, and we extend every good wish as the rebuilding continues."
The Richardson Foundation is the giving arm of James Richardson & Sons, Limited and Affiliated Companies across Canada.  Headquartered in Winnipeg, the Firm is involved in the international grain trade and agri-food business, real estate, energy, financial services and investments.  Affiliated companies with locations throughout Alberta include Richardson International (as well as its subsidiaries Richardson Pioneer, Richardson Oilseed and Richardson Milling), Tundra Oil & Gas Partnership and Richardson GMP Limited.

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