Since 2005, Birchwood employees have contributed over $1,000,000 to the annual United Way of Winnipeg campaign. During the 2013 Campaign, Steve Chipman, President of Birchwood Automotive Group, acted as the Campaign Chair. Steve is following in his father's footsteps, as R.M. Chipman, Founder of Birchwood Automotive Group, was also a Campaign Chair. This is a first for the United Way to have a Father and Son both chair the campaign.
Operation Red Nose
Birchwood has supported Operation Red Nose through an annual donation during the Christmas Season.
Birchwood employees have participated in the annual CancerCare Challenge for Life 20km Walk since 2008 in honor of Nick Laping. During that time, Team Birchwood has raised over $100,000 to go towards Cancer Research.
Foundations, Golf Tournaments & Events
Birchwood supports over 75 various golf tournaments, events and foundations across the city of Winnipeg each year. This includes The Misercordia Foundation, Law Enforcement Torch Run, FMG Dragon Boat Races, HSC Hope Classic, Children's Hospital Foundation, CancerCare Manitoba's Breast Cancer Centre for Hope, Mike Keane Celebrity Hockey Classic, Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation and Hockey Academy, Parkinson's Society, and the Pan Am Clinic Foundation.
Here at Birchwood we are very proud of our employees and their level of commitment to our community. They give very generously of their time within various roles ranging from Hockey and Football coaches, dance instructors, volunteering at soup kitchens, Rotary Club members, Toastmasters, volunteering on boards ranging from day cares to charity golf Tournaments. Our employees are involved in many ways within our community.