“BF Workplace has been a committed supporter of the United Way of Winnipeg since our inception. The United Way helps all sectors of our society, rich, poor, high and low. It gives well managed independent agencies funding and counsel, which enables them to provide services and support that can’t be obtained any other way in our community.
As such, BF has been a United Way Pace Setter company and a vocal supporter for over twenty years, completing our own in house donation campaign every year well in advance of the official city-wide kickoff. We pride ourselves on achieving 100% participation by all our employees. Members of our team have been on the United Way Campaign cabinet. We share the United way’s passion for making lives in Manitoba better.”
Theatre Projects Manitoba (TPM) is a leader in new Manitoba play development. Since 1991 they’ve produced over 50 new Manitoba plays by 40 local playwrights. They are an incubator for new talent, homegrown projects and challenging Canadian plays.
“BF Workplace has been a TPM supporter for some time. In the Fall of 2017 BF assisted TPM’s presentation of Tomorrow’s Child from Ghost River Theatre – an immersive audio experience created for a blindfolded audience. BF provided 70 Steelcase task chairs, which enabled the patrons to safely and comfortably experience the play, rotating in any direction and adjusting their seat settings to their own taste to enjoy this award-winning production.” Rea Kavanagh –General Manager, Theatre Projects Manitoba.
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is a non-profit organization that operates Winnipeg’s historic Assiniboine Park. It’s also responsible for establishing and realizing the future vision for the Park and Zoo while protecting the Park’s cherished character and ensuring its long-term financial viability.
bf workplace is proud to be a donor to, and a supporter of the Imagine a Place campaign, which is the redevelopment initiative that the Conservancy has very successfully implemented since 2009.
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre is Canada’s oldest English-language regional theatre. Next, to the Stratford and Shaw festivals, Royal MTC has a higher annual attendance than any other theatre in the country. Founded in 1958 with John Hirsch as its original Artistic Director, the theatre received a Royal designation in 2010 from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
BF Workplace has been a proud supporter, and sometimes Board Member, of Royal MTC over the years. Together with Steelcase and also on our own, BF has underwritten and sponsored several Royal MTC Mainstage productions, including Arcadia, A Perfect Ganesh, and King Lear.
Dressage Winnipeg is the organization dealing with the sport of Dressage in Winnipeg and the surrounding areas. Dressage is the foundation for excellence in equestrian sport. Its aim is for two athletes, human and horse, to work together in mutual respect to achieve personal and competitive riding goals. Each year, Dressage Winnipeg holds at least three shows, and hosts the Manitoba Gold Provincial Championships.
BF Workplace is proud to supporter and sponsor of Dressage Winnipeg. Dressage has always been a passion of our own Chief Financial Officer, Jeanette Hiebert, who has been a member of the Dressage Winnipeg Club for over 20 years, and has held several Board positions during this time.