Day of Caring

5 09, 2017

Day of Caring for Eyecare Heroes

September 5th, 2017|Day of Caring, Uncategorized|

People experiencing vision loss are at a greater risk of social isolation and reduced community participation. 75% of vision loss can be treated or prevented and early diagnosis of eye problems can decrease the needless loss of vision. On Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Ebata Eyecare hosted a Day of Caring® in partnership with the Canadian [...]

28 04, 2016

Day of Caring®: Team Depot Builds Hope and a Home

April 28th, 2016|Day of Caring|

On April 27th, 2016 we were lucky enough to work with Team Depot for another amazing Day of Caring®. This time we were renovating an apartment for the Acadia Program through Interior Community Services. This Day of Caring® could not have happened at a better time, as a new youth is moving in to the [...]

17 11, 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 [...]

13 11, 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 [...]

7 11, 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, [...]

5 11, 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 [...]

23 09, 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 [...]

13 05, 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 [...]