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6 09, 2012

St John Ambulance lends a hand to KTRA

2017-01-23T21:57:29+00:00September 6th, 2012|Day of Caring|

Members of  St John Ambulance took a break from performing first aid last week to help out Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association. The association is recovering from a recent flood due to high water in the river. Their grounds were littered with broken branches and other debris from the river that needed to be cleared.  And [...]

15 08, 2012

Free workshop in Merritt – September 20th

2017-01-23T21:57:29+00:00August 15th, 2012|Campaign 2011|

Join us for a great day (and free) of learning about social enterprise sponsored by Enterprising Non-Profits, the Merritt Social Planning Council, Community Futures and United Way! Tuesday, September 20th from 9-4:30pm at The Civic Centre in Merritt facilitated by Enterprising Non-Profits (ENP). Our workshop offers staff, board and volunteers of non-profit organizations a day [...]

25 07, 2012

TRU CURA, United Way & the HAP Enter Partnership

2017-01-23T21:57:29+00:00July 25th, 2012|Campaign 2011|

July 24th, 2012 – Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and the Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) are entering into a formal partnership with the Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way and the Kamloops Homelessness Action Plan (HAP) to work together on community-based research.  The three organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 24th and look forward to [...]

4 06, 2012

Drug Awareness Workshop

2017-01-23T21:57:30+00:00June 4th, 2012|Healthy people strong communities, Kamloops|

          Last week, White Buffalo hosted a fantastic workshop about drug awareness at Henry Grube. Constable Rupert Meinke, Youth Officer with the RCMP,  enlightened the packed room of youth workers and caregivers on the dangers and realities of drug use. He offers these workshops with youth at local schools as well [...]

9 05, 2012

United Way supports Cache Creek kids

2017-01-23T21:57:31+00:00May 9th, 2012|All that kids can be, Healthy people strong communities|

-Sunflowers mural in classroom of art program- In cities and towns such as Williams Lake, 100 Mile House, Ashcroft, Logan Lake and Cache Creek, United Way relies on local Community Impact Councils to direct its work and decide where to invest United Way funds. These councils ensure that money raised through United Way campaigns stays [...]

15 02, 2012

HMZ Law supports community

2017-01-23T21:57:34+00:00February 15th, 2012|Day of Caring, News&Info, volunteer|

HMZ Law employees rolled up their sleeves recently to help out some great community organizations. Mt Paul United Church is home to both Interior Community Services' Community Kitchen and a wonderful daycare supporting local families, as well as opening their doors to many other groups. HMZ gave the kitchen and the upstairs daycare space a [...]

14 02, 2012

TRU Nursing students lend a hand

2017-01-23T21:57:34+00:00February 14th, 2012|Day of Caring, Events|

Three TRU Nursing students rolled up their sleeves to set up a new Success by 6  funded playgroup in the Rocky Pines subdivision of the Lower Nicola Indian Band Reserve.  The new playgroup will run twice a week in the afternoon and support the nearly 100 children 0-6 years in the area. This was the [...]

2 02, 2012

Enterprising Non-Profits Workshop

2017-01-23T21:57:34+00:00February 2nd, 2012|Events, News&Info|

United Way and the City of Kamloops are co-hosting a FREE workshop on Tuesday, March 27th from 9-4:30pm at Interior Savings Centre - Rivers Room on Enterprising Non-Profits (ENP). Our workshop offers staff, board and volunteers of non-profit organizations a day of learning on the what and how of social enterprise. Attending the workshop qualifies [...]

18 01, 2012

RBC After-School Grants Project

2012-01-18T14:27:25+00:00January 18th, 2012|News&Info|

The RBC After-School Grants Project is offering more than $2 million in grants to fund first-time and renewed grant recipients. The grants are awarded by regional community panels made up of experts in the fields of youth and education. Each organization should have a mandate to keep students in grades K-12 safe and positively engaged through [...]

12 01, 2012

Family Literacy Week Events

2017-01-23T21:57:34+00:00January 12th, 2012|Campaign 2011|

Join in these local events to celebrate Family Literacy Week: January 7th - 28th - Heap the Honda: Children's Book Drive will collect books to be distributed to local children. Wednesday, January 25th 6:30pm-8:30pm - Raising Today's Children - Henry Grube Education Centre - Free admission. Cris Rowan will speak about the impact of technology [...]