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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. [...]

31 07, 2018

Interior Savings’ Day of Caring®

2018-08-07T16:48:26+00:00July 31st, 2018|Day of Caring, Uncategorized|

Last week we had the opportunity to have a Day of Caring® for Children’s Circle Daycare. Children's Circle Daycare Society is a community-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing quality early learning and child care services to the families of Kamloops.  Children’s Circle Daycare Society was originally created to operate a child care centre close [...]

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 [...]

3 07, 2018

AON Spruces Up Transitional Housing

2018-07-03T20:03:30+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Day of Caring|

Last week we had the privilege of working with volunteers from AON’s Empower Results initiative to spruce up the front of the Canadian Mental Health Association Women’s Transitional Housing.  The Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) transitional housing helps people in need get back on their feet after struggling with addiction by providing affordable housing [...]

22 06, 2018

Bank of Montreal’s Day of Caring®

2018-06-22T16:38:38+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

Last Wednesday, a group of dedicated volunteers from the Bank of Montreal visited the John Tod Centre to re-paint walls for the Boys and Girls Club. Over the past two years, United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo has invested over $115,000 in this amazing organization who works hard to provide a safe, supportive place for children [...]

7 06, 2018

Building community with youth and ‘Cyber Seniors’ in Clearwater

2018-06-07T23:16:53+00:00June 7th, 2018|Seniors|

What started off as a way to accumulate volunteer hours turned into much more when Clearwater Secondary students (CSS) applied for a Youth Initiative Grant through United Way for an  initiative called ‘Cyber Seniors’ “For me it started off as a way to get volunteer hours, but it turned into a project I really enjoyed. [...]

8 05, 2018

Success for Tampon Tuesday!

2018-05-08T18:33:53+00:00May 8th, 2018|Community Impact|

Through the collection of over 800 boxes of feminine hygiene products, the United Steelworkers and United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo are bringing dignity to women in Kamloops, one period at a time. Products were distributed to local, front-line agencies with drop-in programming serving women including New Life Community, JUMP (Jubilee Urban Movement Partners), the SHOP Program [...]