May 12, 2004 - Fast Facts

SaskEnergy Challenges Saskatchewan to Donate Blood

  • SaskEnergy, and its pipeline subsidiary TransGas, have led the way in Regina through 19 corporate blood donor challenges since July 2000.

  • Since July 2000, SaskEnergy/TransGas employees in Regina have donated 968 units of blood - the equivalent of a possible 3,872 lives saved.

  • For the May 12, 2004 Donor Challenge, 40 SaskEnergy/TransGas staff will be donating.

  • 24 new donors among SaskEnergy/TransGas staff have been added since the challenge began in July 2000, and nine new donors have been added since 2003.

  • The corporate donation goal for SaskEnergy/TransGas for 2004/2005 is 280 units

  • SaskEnergy has a 10 per cent donation rate, far exceeding the Canadian average of 3 per cent.

For more information, please contact:

Leanne Persicke
Communications Consultant
W: 306.777.9980