United Way and the RCMP are currently on the hunt for criminals for the fourth annual Jail and Bail event. This event has raised over $200,000 for the United Way Community Fund since it started in 2011. Visit www.jailandbailkamloops.com today to get registered and start raising money for United Way!
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, [...]
Did you know? British Columbia has the worst child poverty rate in Canada* 1 in 5 children in BC live in poverty* How would you deal with a life in poverty? Underlying many social issues is a single but massive problem: poverty. Before we can begin to alleviate poverty, we must try to understand it. [...]
A whole year's worth of work completed at one Day of Caring! Bright and early yesterday morning a team of volunteers from Kamloops’s Canadian Western Bank arrived at Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association excited to participant in their second Day of Caring on the property. The team was greeted as they arrived by Katie, the pup [...]
"Whenever I need something, I know I can ask Rebecca" Being an only child who spent a lot of time around adults, Megan had trouble fitting in with other kids at school. So she applied to be a little sister through Big Brothers, Big Sisters (BBBS) In-School Mentoring program. She was then introduced to Rebecca [...]
Building the strength and capacity of non-profits...it's what we do... Last fall, the Family Tree Family Centre was ready to close its doors after funding commitments from two charitable foundations expired last summer. Thanks to a generous donation of $50,000 from the Teck Community Investment fund that won’t be happening. Family Tree offers pivotal programming [...]