Kamloops

29 08, 2018

RBC Gardening with JUMP

2018-08-29T19:46:08+00:00August 29th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week a fantastic group of volunteers from RBC weeded the JUMP garden on Clapperton Street. JUMP is a unique and completely volunteer driven organization made up of people with the lived experiences of homelessness, disability, addiction and physical and mental health challenges. They have served 1250 home cooked meals for 60,000 people. JUMP [...]

29 08, 2018

RBC’s Day of Caring at A Way Home Kamloops’ New Office

2018-08-29T16:19:33+00:00August 29th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week we had the opportunity to work with some volunteers from RBC to clean and paint a new office space for A Way Home Kamloops. The volunteers painted the walls the “colour of youth homelessness” – a bright orange that is also the colour of A Way Home Kamloops’ logo. A Way Home [...]

22 08, 2018

Allnorth at the Boys and Girls Club

2018-09-11T16:52:42+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Volunteers from Allnorth had their first Day of Caring® last week. More that 15 volunteers cleaned up the Brocklehurst Neighbourhood Club and built a deck railing for the John Tod Centre. The Boys and Girls Club aims to provide safe, supportive places for children to experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and [...]

22 08, 2018

RBC’s Day of Caring with Family Tree Centre

2018-08-22T18:32:39+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Volunteers from RBC helped the Family Tree Centre paint their fences. Not only did five amazing volunteers give their time to paint the fence but RBC also donated a $1000 grant to the Kamloops Family Resource Society, RBC offered the foundation grant in honour of their volunteer time with the Family Tree Centre. The [...]

7 08, 2018

People In Motion Helping their Neighbours

2018-08-07T20:48:55+00:00August 7th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week a group of fantastic volunteers from People in Motion came to help out their neighbour across the street at the Royal Social House. The volunteers made an amazing amount of progress; in only three hours they painted two bathrooms a beautiful bright blue and touched up the beige walls in the dining area. [...]

11 07, 2018

Fulton & Co. Working in the Weeds

2018-07-11T22:10:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops, Uncategorized|

Yesterday, a group of volunteers from Fulton & Co. participated in a Day of Caring® as a part of the United Way’s Trading Up Program – a program engaging volunteers in helping keep seniors in their homes through support on yard cleanup, yard waste pickup and small home repairs. These volunteers came out and [...]

23 01, 2017

Domtar supports ASK Wellness Mattress Recycling Social Enterprise

2017-01-23T22:53:26+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Kamloops, Poverty to Possibility, Social Enterprise|

As an avid "cheerleader" for social enterprise throughout the Thompson Nicola Cariboo region, United Way was excited to witness the unique donation of a forklift made by Domtar to United Way Funded Partner, ASK Wellness. The donated forklift will be key in ASK Wellness' new mattress recycling program which will give employment opportunities to those looking [...]