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1711, 2015

Giving The Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society a Makeover!

November 17th, 2015|Day of Caring|

A Day Of Caring®

On November 17th, United Way teamed up with The Home Depot and Costco to Give the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society on Palm Street a face lift. Home Depot generously donated their time and supplies to give the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Society new flooring, ceiling tiles and a new hot water tank as well […]

1311, 2015

Painting the White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society.

November 13th, 2015|Day of Caring|

On November 13th, United Way teamed up with The Royal Bank of Canada for a Day of Caring® and headed over to the White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society to give it a new paint job. This new look allowed the plain white walls to become a more inviting and empowering. This Day of […]

711, 2015

Day of Caring with Children’s Circle Daycare Society and Domtar!

November 7th, 2015|Day of Caring|

New Atmosphere for the tots at Children’s Circle Daycare Society!

On November 7th, United Way was able to team up Domtar and Children’s Circle Daycare to paint the inside of St. Paul’s Early Learning Center giving the center a new lease on life.
Proudly operating in two locations Children’s Circle Daycare Society is a community-based, not-for-profit organization […]

511, 2015

Staples and Service Canada join forces to shop for kids.

November 5th, 2015|Day of Caring|

On November 5th, Service Canada and United Way ventured up to Staples for a Day of Caring®.

This could not have been possible without the generous donations from Staples. Staples had raised funds in September to provided school supplies to children in need. This allowed for Service Canada to shop till they dropped creating, purchasing and […]

3009, 2015

United Way is Good for Business

September 30th, 2015|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Jason Fawcett of the Kelson Group did not always have a strong history of giving back to the community.

“After I joined the board almost 5 years ago, I realized how great the need was for moremoney in the community,” said Fawcett. “We had a workplace campaign at the Kelson Group for the first […]

2309, 2015

Days of Caring®: Painting the Public Produce Project

September 23rd, 2015|Day of Caring|

There was lots of work to be done at the Public Produce Project when we showed up on September 18th for our Day of Caring® with the Cates Ford Oien Epp law firm.

The Public Produce Project is part of the JUMP program in Kamloops. There are two gardens in this program—one right across from the […]

1305, 2015

2015's First Day of Caring®: BCAA Horses Around at KTRA

May 13th, 2015|Day of Caring, Uncategorized|

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association is a non-profit organization in Kamloops that provides therapeutic horseback riding to individuals with disabilities and at-risk youth. This organization has over 70 volunteers help run the association so participants get full assistance and enjoy their time to the fullest while they are out with the horses. KTRA runs various programs to […]

1105, 2015

Be a Part of our 2015 Days of Caring®!

May 11th, 2015|Day of Caring, Uncategorized|

In 2014, 30 Day of Caring® projects were completed with United Way. We worked with 18 local non-profits and 23 different businesses and organizations to complete the Days of Caring®. There were 1810 volunteer hours contributed by 280 volunteers so that the non-profits got their projects completed!

What is a Day of Caring®?

The idea is simple. […]

904, 2014

National Volunteer Week Feature: LaFarge!

April 9th, 2014|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers. Our United Way relies heavily on volunteers to complete Days of Caring for our Community Partners. In 2013 we partnered over 30 businesses with non-profit organizations for our Days of Caring® initiative.

It’s definitely not a typical day at work […]

1908, 2013

Splashing CWWA/Outreach With Colour – Graycon’s 2 Days of Caring®

August 19th, 2013|Day of Caring|

“Graycon said they could donate 2 computers for our program – that’s incredible! Women will be able to check their mail, print legal documents, and whatever else they may need. They have no idea how many women they’re helping in our community with such a generous donation!”

– Kelly Davidson, CWWA/Outreach
The Kamloops YMCA-YWCA is a […]