Ovintiv Gives Stories

At Ovintiv, we believe there is a human connection between the energy we produce and the energy of our people.

Through Ovintiv Gives, our workplace giving program,  we match employee charitable contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 per employee per year. In 2021, with the corporate match, our employees donated almost $1.9 million to over 900 charities across North America, providing a positive, far-reaching impact in the communities where we live and work.   

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Adopt a Family

Adopt a Family

The holiday season can be a challenging time for families in need. Recognizing this, employees on various teams in our Calgary office have participated in the annual Adopt a Family initiative in December for the past 15 years. Individual employees contribute what they can and a dedicated volunteer buys holiday gifts for as many families as possible. In addition to supporting families, this initiative unites staff in the spirit of giving and allows colleagues new and old to work together to sort toys, wrap gifts and spread holiday cheer.

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Movember

Movember

Movember

For more than 10 years, our employees have driven a companywide Movember campaign to raise awareness of men’s health issues. In 2020, Team Ovintiv raised almost $50,000 and mobilized people across the organization to stand up team campaigns and engage with their colleagues.

Movember

Pop-up Volunteering

Pop-up Volunteering

Connecting our people with those in need  

Ovintiv and our employee resource group, LINK, is taking a fresh approach to volunteerism across our company. In the fall of 2021, we successfully piloted pop-up volunteer events in each of our corporate offices. Our employees are always looking for ways to make a difference and didn’t hesitate to sign up for a number of volunteer events. Colleagues in each of our three corporate offices gathered to assemble snack bags and lunches, providing essentials for some of our communities’ most vulnerable. In total, nearly 600 bags were assembled to support three local charities: Urban Peak in Denver, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston and the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA).

West Texas Food Bank

West Texas Food Bank

We had a great turnout for our first Permian volunteer event of 2021. More than 20 employees packed 21,600 pounds of food that filled 900 supplemental food boxes for the Ovintiv sponsored Senior Food Box program. Thanks to this program, 2,000 low-income seniors will receive monthly supplemental food boxes from the West Texas Food Bank.

_West Texas Food Bank

West Texas Food Bank

We had a great turnout for our first Permian volunteer event of 2021. More than 20 employees packed 21,600 pounds of food that filled 900 supplemental food boxes for the Ovintiv-sponsored Senior Food Box Program. Thanks to this program, 2,000 low-income seniors will receive monthly supplemental food boxes from the West Texas Food Bank.

October Giving to Support Food Banks

Pop-up Volunteering

Connecting our people with those in need  

Ovintiv and our employee resource group, LINK, is taking a fresh approach to volunteerism across our company. In the fall of 2021, we successfully piloted pop-up volunteer events in each of our corporate offices. Our employees are always looking for ways to make a difference and didn’t hesitate to sign up for a number of volunteer events. Colleagues in each of our three corporate offices gathered to assemble snack bags and lunches, providing essentials for some of our communities’ most vulnerable. In total, nearly 600 bags were assembled to support three local charities: Urban Peak in Denver, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston and the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA).

October Giving to Support Food Banks

October Giving to Support Food Banks

Supporting local food banks is one of the many ways Ovintiv demonstrates our commitment to making a difference for those less fortunate who are experiencing food insecurity. In 2021, we held a fundraising drive for food banks across our operating areas.

Ovintiv raised almost $83,000 (including the corporate matching program), providing critical funds to nine local food banks where we live and work.

“The team at Ovintiv provides products that fuel the world. And their commitment to the community fuels families in need with healthy food. Thanks to Ovintiv’s generosity, Food Bank of the Rockies can supply 120,000 nutritious meals for Colorado and Wyoming families facing hunger this holiday season.” — Erin Pulling, President and CEO, Food Bank of the Rockies.