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Three members of Sobey family to receive humanitarian award

Posted by The News on August 10, 2017 in News
From left, Rob Sobey, Frank Sobey and Paul Sobey are the recipients of the Canadian Red Cross 2017 Humanitarian Award for Nova Scotia, to be awarded in November. (Photo Credit: The News)
From left, Rob Sobey, Frank Sobey and Paul Sobey are the recipients of the Canadian Red Cross 2017 Humanitarian Award for Nova Scotia, to be awarded in November. (Photo Credit: The News)


The Canadian Red Cross has announced that business leaders Paul, Frank and Rob Sobey will be co-recipients of its 2017 Humanitarian Award for Nova Scotia for maintaining and expanding a family tradition of improving lives through their support to numerous health, education, cultural and community causes.

In addition to post-secondary scholarships, research chairs and academic chairs across the Atlantic provinces and beyond, the Sobeys support programs to advance health care such as the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, the Sobey Cancer Support Centre in Halifax, the Alzheimer's Caregivers Society, and the Aberdeen Health Foundation in Pictou County.  

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