15 10, 2021

Serving Our Communities with Compassionate Care

2021-10-15T00:03:05+00:00October 15th, 2021|Events, News&Info|

“The services here, the people I’ve talked to … they are willing to be here because they care,” says Murray, a Mustard Seed client. “That’s how we build a city. That’s how we build a community.” At United Way British Columbia, we understand the difference that care and compassion have when helping community members that [...]

22 07, 2021

MJB Lawyers Paints for Community

2021-07-22T19:29:16+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Day of Caring, Events, News&Info|

A handful of local law firm employees recently swapped their pens for paintbrushes for the afternoon to better their community. Volunteers from MJB Lawyers painted the exterior front and back entranceways to The Tree Family Centre on Seymour Street, a safe space offered to families by the Kamloops Family Resources Society. While they were at [...]

14 06, 2021

United Way BC Celebrates Successful Campaign Season

2021-06-14T18:07:57+00:00June 14th, 2021|Events, News&Info|

United Way BC workplace fundraising brings in nearly $1.2 million (Tina McKay/Wandering Pirate Photography) United Way BC announced their grand total fundraised in their 2020 Campaign Season Friday night. United Way TNC was joined by some of their top supporters in an open field under the sun to celebrate the campaign’s success. The [...]

8 06, 2021

Period Promise 2021 Campaign Brings in Over 71,405 Pieces of Period Product

2021-06-08T01:15:37+00:00June 8th, 2021|Events, News&Info|

Last year's Period Promise campaign was a huge success, with over 21,000 products donated to nine agencies in our region. For 2021, we set out on the mission to have an even bigger impact on period poverty, and we are blown away by the results. This year, we received over 35,400 period products — with [...]

13 05, 2021

Caravan of Care Raises Over $20,000 for Vulnerable Youth

2021-06-13T05:01:54+00:00May 13th, 2021|Events, News&Info|

United Way BC and A Way Home Kamloops benefit from local fundraiser Kamloops, B.C. –  Local industry professionals and community members came together to raise a grand total of $21,125 to support young people experiencing barriers to safe and reliable housing. Nathaniel Martin, who works at Highland Valley Copper Mine, brought together many generous local [...]

1 03, 2019

EmpowerHER | International Women’s Day 2019

2019-05-14T20:04:00+00:00March 1st, 2019|Events|

On Friday, March 8th from 7 to 9:30 pm, United Way is excited to present empowerHER, an evening of movement, wellness and inspiration in celebration of International Women's Day 2019 at The Rex. Join us as we mindfully move, sweat and be inspired with a Limbus Movement class and keynote from Co-Founder, Dr. Darby Ewashina, [...]

22 04, 2015

2015 AGM

2017-01-23T21:57:20+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Events|

  Please join us on Tuesday, May 26 2015 for our AGM (Annual General Meeting) followed by a celebration of our investments. Over the last five years United Way has invested more than $4,000,000 into the community and we invite you to celebrate those investments with us! Tuesday May 26, 2015 AGM - 3:00 - [...]

30 03, 2015

Save the Date: David Hartley

2017-01-23T21:57:20+00:00March 30th, 2015|Events|

TWO DAYS TO ENGAGE AND FOCUS YOUR ORGANIZATION! United Way is excited to bring David Hartley back to Kamloops as part of the Creating Sustainable Futures Initiative! This is an energizing and exciting opportunity for non-profit organizations in the sports and recreation, arts and culture and social services sectors. David's passion is helping exceptional but tired [...]

15 09, 2014

United Way Poverty Simulation – A Participant Perspective!

2017-01-23T21:57:21+00:00September 15th, 2014|Community Impact, Events, Front Slider, Poverty Simulation, Poverty to Possibility|

On Thursday, September 11 United Way brought in facilitators from the United Way of the Alberta Capital Region in Edmonton, Alberta to host two Poverty Simulations in Kamloops. To see the Poverty Simulation in action, click here to watch the story on CFJC TV News. Erin McGregor, who works at the Royal Bank of Canada, [...]

11 01, 2013

Evaluation 101 Workshop

2017-01-23T21:57:27+00:00January 11th, 2013|Events, Kamloops, News&Info, strong communities, workshops|

We are pleased to be offering a workshop for our Community Partners on program evaluation. This free workshop, Evaluation 101, will be held from 8:30-4:30pm on Thursday, January 31st in Kamloops. The intent of this day is to have participants come away with a solid understanding of the role of evaluation and some tools with [...]

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