MEGlobal contributes nearly $153,000 to United Way of Central Alberta

RED DEER, AB – MEGlobal Canada ULC employees in Prentiss, Alta raised $152,932 to support the United Way of Central Alberta and other local charities working hard to meet growing needs across the community.  

The 2021 campaign included $74,715 in employee contributions, $74,715 in matching funds from MEGlobal and $3,502 in special events. MEGlobal also gave 20 pallets of bottled water to Alberta Health Services in Wetaskiwin for local school divisions and vulnerable populations.

United Way Central Alberta Chief Executive Officer Brett Speight said MEGlobal is one of the leading corporate contributors in the Central Alberta area and their support is greatly appreciated.

“MEGlobal and their employees show up to support the community year after year through their workplace campaign. They are the second largest contributor to our annual campaign and their generosity helps thousands of individuals throughout Central Alberta every year. We can not say enough about how much we appreciate their support,” said Speight.

MEGlobal campaign leader Kirsten Davis said the results of the campaign were heartwarming.

“The generosity displayed by MEGlobal employees who contributed during some of the most uncertain and most-needed times during throughout this pandemic make me feel so proud to be a part of this company,” she said. “There is no greater calling then the one that is right in front of you and by supporting local charities you can make a such a large impact to these people’s lives. You never know someone’s circumstance and by contributing to organizations like the United Way you can provide so much support and you may never know how widespread that impact will be.

Overall, MEGlobal employees and their corporate offices in North America will give more than $235,000 to the United Ways of Central Alberta, the Alberta Capital Region, Brazoria County, TX and Greater Houston, TX.

About United Way Central Alberta

United Way Central Alberta improves lives and builds by investing in three focus areas and working together with funded partners, government and community organizations. To learn more about these focus areas and other United Way initiatives visit

About MEGlobal

MEGlobal is a global leader in the manufacture and marketing of ethylene glycol (EG). With a worldwide network, MEGlobal markets its products throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. MEGlobal embraces the principles of Responsible Care®, focusing on the safety of employees, neighbors, communities and the environment in every aspect of its operations. MEGlobal is a subsidiary of the EQUATE Group, one of the world’s largest producers of EG. Visit for more information.