2022 Member Relations Updates
January 18, 2022


Our fiscal year for Member Relations donations runs from November 28, 2021 to November 26, 2022.🥰

We will announce our donations and volunteer hours on a monthly basis here — along with some key donations that were made in the communities we serve. Please see that the current month will be on the top; watch how our donations grow throughout the year!

Twin Valley Co-op is excited to work with each organization and help them meet their project goals. ❤️

Thank you for shopping local with Twin Valley Co-op and helping us further invest in our communities.

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Take a peek at our DO SOME GOOD page with highlights of some of our donations:


November 2022:

Member Relations total: $89164.40
Team Members Volunteer hours: 1828

Contributions this month: Russell Buck Night, World Clydesdales Sponsorship, Elkhorn U11 and U13 Female Hockey Tournament, Birtle Community Centre  Hat Auction, Hero Club, Club Fort Ellice, Long Range Game Buck Night, Russell Family Dance, Major Pratt JV Volleyball Provincials, Welcome to Birtle Night, Hoopers Lake Buck Night, Light up the Town  Elkhorn, Foxwarren Community Supper, U13 Tri Valley Hockey Tournament, Rossburn Community Pantry, Russell & Area Food Connections, Virden & Area Food Cupboard, Birtle Food bank, Elkhorn Elks, Russell Fire Board. 

October 2022:

Member Relations total: $78,539.60
Team Members Volunteer hours: 1672

Contributions this month:  Manitoba Farm Women's Conference  Platinum Sponsor, Russell Ag Society, Assessippi Ski Club

You're At Home Here Community Fund Fall Recipients:

Birtle District Community Centre  $19,000

Elkhorn Revitalization Playground Project  $10,000

Miniota Community Centre Ball Park Upgrades  $5000

Prairie cARTel  $2000

September 2022:

Member Relations total: $42,164.60
Team Members Volunteer hours: 1399

Contributions this month:  Miniota After School Arts Program, Manitoba High School Rodeo Gift Card Fundraiser, Manitoba Sheep Association, Customer Experience Survey Winner - August Felicity Corr, Community Safety Net books for Fire Dept, Miniota Elkhorn C-Hawks Hockey, Miniota Terry Fox Run, Birtle Ag Society Fair, Fuel Good Day: Birtle Food Bank, Fuel Good Day: Russell Food Bank, Fuel Good Day: Rossburn Food Bank, Fuel Good Day: Virden Food Bank

August 2022:

Member Relations total: $34,662.73
Team Members Volunteer hours: 1200

Contributions this month:  Russell Beef & Barley Gold Sponsor - Rodeo sponsor, Big 3 Tournament with Birtle/Virden Mainline Motors for Dog Park with Valleyview Co-op, Western Weekend Platinum Sponsorship with Valleyview Co-op, Valley Recreation Day Camps - water bottle sponsor, Russell Ag Society - Kids Games prizes at Fair, Rossman Golf Course - Urea Annual Donation, Printed Member Newsletter in August, Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program Donation, Birtle Ag Society - Live Auction Pergola Donation for Addison Mitchell, Tail to Tell Donation of lumber for dog shelter in Russell, Camp Sponsorships Rebates for 11 Student Campers, Birtle Fair Dance - donation of pop, juice etc for dance, Children's Hospital Foundation BBQ - Russell Keira Davlut, Seech Lake - Playground donation with Parkway and Heritage Co-op, Customer Appreciation BBQs in Birtle, Elkhorn, Miniota, Rossburn and Russell, Birtle Fire Dept - Birtle Fair Pancake Breakfast, Grain for Green fundraiser - Birtle Crop for Birtle Lions, Binscarth Little Bloomers Daycare - donation to fix shed, Prairie Thousand - gift bag & Co-op gift card, Door prizes for Russell Career Fair at Russell Inn.

July 2022:

Member Relations total: $22,764.00
Team Members Volunteer hours: 1064

Contributions this month:  ACC Cougars golf tournament, Binscarth Canada Day supplies donation, Russell Graduation - water bottles, Parade Candy for parades, McAuley Soccer Kids - free slushies from Elkhorn Home Center, Facing off Against Mens Cancer - drill donation, Elkhorn Ag Society - outdoor movie & pancake breakfast, Rossman Lake Golf Tournament - donation of roundup & prizes, Ste Madeleine - Firepit and Silent Auction prizes, Rossburn Ag Society - horse show prizes, Virden Oil Capitals - 3stars sponsorship; Waywayseecappo Wolverines - scoreboard and 3 starts sponsorship

June 2022:

Member Relations total: $14,699.23
Team Members Volunteer hours: 874

Contributions this month:  Little Bloomers Daycare - Gift Card Fundraiser, Prairie cARTel - donation of meat and fruit trays, Foxwarren Breakfast Potluck, Birtle - Barrel Racing BBQ Gift Card, Elkhorn MB Auto Museum - Canada Day donation, Special Olympics BBQ, Birtle Barrel Race Series - silent auction item, Donation to Howe Family - $100 gift card, Archie 4-H: feed pails for 4-H club achievement, Sioux Valley First Nation Community Garden - potatoes and onions, Miniota Tractor Pull - class prize, Hewson's Angusville Community fundraiser BBQ event, Gambler First Nation - $500 donation to Jordan's Principle, Birtle Riverside Golf Club - annual fundraising tournament, Elkhorn Grad Awards

May 2022:

Member Relations total: $12,425.97
Team Members Volunteer hours: 589

Contributions this month: Russell's "Stick it to Cancer" hockey tournament, Tri-Valley Hockey Tournament, Birtle Daycare Mother's Day Tournament, Manitoba Winter Fair sponsorship, Roblin Metis Local 'Li Festival di Michif' Event, Russell Toboggan Slide Fundraiser, Onesies purchased for baby members from Art Farm, Manitoba Shorthorn Association Field Day in Hamiota, Adult & Teen Challenge Golf Tournament Hole Sponsor, Binscarth Golf Course renovation project.

April 2022:

Member Relations total: $9515.18
Team Members Volunteer hours: 445

Contributions this month: "You're at home here" Community Fund Recipient: Angusville Cairn project, Rossburn Lions Ukrainian Breakfast Fundraiser, Westman U13 tournament in Elkhorn, Rossburn Recreation Dancing Kosacks Social Fundraiser for Ukraine, Foxwarren Hockey Tournament, Russell Ukrainian Fundraising Dinner, Elkhorn Elks Essential Workers Appreciation Day, The Prairie Thousand Bike-a-thon for Mental Health, Flag Field for Fugitives/Westwarren Farm Ukrainian Relief Fundraiser, Russell Lots-A-Tots Online Auction Fundraiser, Kids Club Easter Coloring Contest prize, Mother's Day Contest prizes purchased from Westwood Ranch Garden Centre/Hardy Zone/Prairie Gardener, Elkhorn Hockey Banquet Prize, Rossburn Lions Field of Hope and Charity.

March 2022:

Member Relations total: $3820.31
Team Members Volunteer hours: 283

Contributions this month: Foxwarren Ukrainian Fundraising Breakfast, Rossburn Koloski SkiDoo Races fundraiser, Foxwarren Solsgirth 4-H Communications event, donation of sportsbags to numerous hockey events in area.

February 2022:

Member Relations total: $3063.93
Team Members Volunteer hours: 227

Contributions this month: Langenburg Wildlife, Elkhorn Hockey Tournaments, South Parkland 4-H Council, Birtle Collegiate Breakfast Program, Birtle Ag Society Light Horse Show.

January 2022:

Member Relations total: $1933.29
Team Members Volunteer hours: 166

Contributions this month: Small Town Christmas Gifts (Miniota & Birtle), Shoal Lake School Breakfast Program

December 2021:

Member Relations total: $1522.00
Team Members Volunteer hours: 106

Contributions this month: Miniota Community Centre-Gold Sponsor for hockey; 14 turkey baskets for the 12 Days of Christmas draws; Russell Santa Parade, Birtle-Shoal Lake Minor Hockey; Telus Cup Sponsor with the Co-ops of Westman.

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