2 12, 2013

United Way Invests $100,000 in Williams Lake

2017-01-23T21:57:24+00:00December 2nd, 2013|Cariboo, Community Investments|

This past month, members of the local United Way Community Impact Council allocated over $100,000 to support local non-profit organizations. All the funds were raised through Williams Lake United Way campaigns which included Gibraltar, Mt. Polley, Finning, Williams Lake Credit Union, Royal Bank, Bank of Montreal, TD Bank, Scotiabank, Thompson Rivers University and more. Those [...]

25 03, 2013

Enterprising Non Profits Workshop offered in Williams Lake

2017-01-23T21:57:26+00:00March 25th, 2013|Cariboo|

The United Way collaborated with the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society to present a free 'Enterprising Non-Profits' workshop to people from Prince George to 100 Mile House. There were 30 attendees at this workshop and it was wonderful to meet people from a variety of groups in these communities. David LePage from ENP presented [...]

26 06, 2012

The Faces of our Twitter

2017-01-23T21:57:29+00:00June 26th, 2012|Campaign 2012, Cariboo, Events, Kamloops, News&Info, Our Team|

In case you didn’t know, United Way is on Twitter (@unitedwaytnc) and we’ve been getting pretty active with it this spring and summer. Sometimes it might seem like we’re in several different places at once, which we kind of are since we have four staff members regularly posting to our Twitter account. In order to [...]

15 05, 2012

Mt. Polley BBQ

2017-01-23T21:57:30+00:00May 15th, 2012|Campaign 2012, Cariboo, volunteer|

Mt. Polley is a great supporter of United Way through employee donations and special events. They have mine-wide burger sales every year and all of the food is covered by the mining corporation and the events are staffed by volunteers so 100% of the proceeds go to United Way. This is their second year doing [...]

11 04, 2012

Rick Hansen Relay

2017-01-23T21:57:31+00:00April 11th, 2012|Campaign 2011, Cariboo, Events, Kamloops, Rick Hansen Relay 2012|

At the end of March the Rick Hansen Relay traveled through the Thompson Nicola Cariboo region during it’s 12,000-kilometre journey. The 25th Anniversary relay traveled through more than 600 Canadian communities. United Way’s provincially, in partnership with BC Hydro, were given the opportunity to put forth the names of people in their communities who are [...]

21 09, 2011

Day of Caring in Beautiful Lac la Hache!

2017-01-23T21:57:35+00:00September 21st, 2011|Cariboo, Day of Caring|

Yesterday we had a whopping THREE Days of Caring - one in Lac la Hache and two in Kamloops. Talk about a great day for strong communities! In Lac la Hache, five fantastic volunteers from the Williams Lake and District Credit Union (100 Mile House branch) spent the whole day painting the interior of the Cariboo [...]

22 01, 2010

Medal Winning Performance ICBC

2017-01-23T21:57:53+00:00January 22nd, 2010|Campaign 2011, Cariboo|

At our closing ceremonies on December 10, 2009  we honoured our top 20 campaigns with medal presentations. #16 was ICBC. They have long been a United Way supporter province wide. The two offices in Kamloops and the office In Williams Lake all run United Way employee campaigns with lots of fun special events. ICBC also committed to our [...]

5 01, 2010

Mount Polley Mine # 1 New Employee Campaign

2017-01-23T21:57:53+00:00January 5th, 2010|Campaign 2011, Cariboo, News&Info|

Congratulations to Mount Polley Mine in Likely, BC. They were our #1 new employee campaign this year coming in at $13,000 for their very first campaign. Mount Polley is served by USW Local 1-425 South Cariboo. Congratulations to all involved in the campaign and thanks for supporting your community through United Way. A safe supportive [...]

25 11, 2009

Williams Lake United Way Breakfast @ A&W

2017-01-23T21:57:55+00:00November 25th, 2009|Campaign 2011, Cariboo, News&Info|

On Monday November 23rd, A&W Williams Lake graciously hosted the United Way Awareness Breakfast. Thanks to Fred and Rachel and their manager Brenda for the great hospitality. To top the morning off, all of the recipients of the allocation process were there to pickup their cheques. These dollars were allocated to them by the Williams [...]