24 02, 2015

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for Seniors

2017-01-23T21:57:21+00:00February 24th, 2015|Kamloops, News&Info|

Oncore Central Services, a community partner of United Way, is offering a FREE income tax program for Seniors. This program is running from February 23 - April 27, 2015 at Desert Gardens Community Centre (540 Seymour Street). The program will run on Mondays only from 9:30am to 11:30am. This service is FREE for adults 55 [...]

2 02, 2015

United Way proud to partner with Kamloops This Week on the 2014 Christmas Cheer Fund

2017-01-23T21:57:21+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Kamloops, Uncategorized|

United Way was very proud to partner with Kamloops This Week on the 2014 Christmas Cheer Fund, which raised over $49,000! This article originally appeared on Kamloops This Week. KTW Christmas Cheer Fund: 49,000 reasons to celebrate By: Dale Bass in Community, Events, News, People January 30, 2015  In the photo: Representatives of several Kamloops charities gather [...]

22 01, 2015

Building technology skills through a social enterprise

2017-01-23T21:57:21+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Healthy people strong communities, Kamloops|

Geekpros and The New Life Mission have been working with a core group of dedicated volunteers from the Mission to build a sustainable social enterprise. The purpose of this venture is to provide the clients of the Mission with computer repair and service skills while they are completing their recovery. This venture is supported by [...]

9 04, 2014

National Volunteer Week Feature: LaFarge!

2017-01-23T21:57:23+00:00April 9th, 2014|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada's 13.3 million volunteers. Our United Way relies heavily on volunteers to complete Days of Caring for our Community Partners. In 2013 we partnered over 30 businesses with non-profit organizations for our Days of Caring® initiative. It’s definitely not a typical day at work [...]

20 12, 2013

Spotlight on 2013 Loaned Representatives

2017-01-23T21:57:24+00:00December 20th, 2013|Campaign 2013, Jail & Bail, Kamloops, Our Team|

We were very lucky to have two Loaned Representatives from Interior Savings Credit Union and Interior Savings Insurance Services this campaign season. The Loaned Representative Program is when an employer provides a Loaned Rep (LR) to United Way for a 15 week period from September to December to assist with the annual fundraising campaign. The [...]

4 09, 2013

Congratulations Street School!

2017-01-23T21:57:24+00:00September 4th, 2013|Awards, Kamloops|

Big congratulations to one of our close community partners, Street School on being awarded an honourable mention for a national literacy award recognizing the impact and importance of Street School's Literacy Outreach Worker, which is a position partially funded by United Way! Congratulations Street School!   Calgary Immigrant Women's Association top winner of $20,000 Great-West [...]

3 09, 2013

TRU Sees and Believes

2017-01-23T21:57:24+00:00September 3rd, 2013|Campaign 2013, Kamloops, Seeing is Believing Tours|

Last week the Campaign Committee from Thompson Rivers University (TRU) jumped on the People in Motion bus for an afternoon of Seeing and Believing. These tours give donors, volunteers and community members an opportunity to see first hand where their donations to the Community Fund go to work and are fast becoming one of our [...]