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13 02, 2019

Path to Home with KADREA

2019-05-14T19:08:55+00:00February 13th, 2019|News&Info|

  Working in the world of real estate, a REALTORS® passion lies in finding their client’s the perfect home where they are safe, comfortable and can thrive. However, the dream of a stable place to live feels out of reach for many vulnerable members of our community – those living in poverty, are on the [...]

28 05, 2015

Backpacks for Hope

2017-01-23T21:57:19+00:00May 28th, 2015|News&Info|

This year, GenNext raised over $6000 towards their Youth Grants. One of the recipients of the grant was a group of students from Aberdeen Elementary who created Backpacks for Hope. Renata and Taylor-Rae with the 75 backpacks! Backpacks for Hope is an initiative to help provide homeless youth with supplies they need for [...]

19 05, 2015

New Kitchen for CWWA!

2017-01-23T21:57:20+00:00May 19th, 2015|News&Info|

Staff members in the beautiful new kitchen! “United Way’s contribution goes much further than just the financial contribution as the successful pairing of our kitchen and TRU Joinery Dept. meant it was a trouble free installation” – Wendy, staff at CWWA The goal of Children Who Witness Abuse and its programs is to [...]

24 04, 2015

The Maddie Hood Fund

2017-01-23T21:57:20+00:00April 24th, 2015|Maddie Hood Fund, News&Info, Youth Engagement|

Ridin’ with Maddie . . . aka Tour de Madeline 2015 Cross Canada Bike Ride Who: Rob and Andrew Hood from Kamloops, BC When: mid May to August 2015 Where: Vancouver, BC to Halifax NS Why: In honour of Maddie (daughter and sister) and to raise funds for the Maddie Hood Fund What: Friends from [...]

25 02, 2015

Pink Shirt Day 2015

2017-01-23T21:57:20+00:00February 25th, 2015|News&Info, Youth Engagement|

Today is Pink Shirt Day, a day dedicated to preventing bullying in our schools, in our communities and online. Everyone is encouraged to wear pink to show that we are all working together to end bullying. Pink Shirt Day comes from two Nova Scotia high school students, who decided to take a stand against bullying in [...]

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 [...]

11 02, 2015

211 Day

2017-01-23T21:57:21+00:00February 11th, 2015|News&Info|

Today is 211 Day in North America! We don't have 211 in the Thompson Nicola Cariboo region (yet!) but United Way is working closely with partners across the province to get 211. In the meantime, we do have an Access Directory in each of our regions. Our access directories are up-to-date with information on community [...]

18 02, 2014

We're Hiring — Office Assistant

2017-01-23T21:57:24+00:00February 18th, 2014|News&Info, Our Team|

Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way is looking for an Office Assistant -  an integral part of a strong team who inspire people to come together to make a lasting difference in our communities. The successful candidate will possess: Excellent organizational and time management skills Strong communication and  interpersonal skills Computer literacy Experience handling cash and [...]

23 04, 2013

Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) Project Coordinator – Homelessness Action Week 2013

2017-01-23T21:57:26+00:00April 23rd, 2013|Homelessnes Action Plan, Kamloops, News&Info|

The City of Kamloops, as the Community Entity (CE) that administers the Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) in Kamloops, and the Kamloops Working Group on Homelessness (KWGH), the Community Advisory Board (CAB) responsible for determining the allocation of HPS funds in the local community, invite applications from individuals and organizations for the position [...]