Social Enterprise

23 01, 2017

Domtar supports ASK Wellness Mattress Recycling Social Enterprise

2017-01-23T22:53:26+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Kamloops, Poverty to Possibility, Social Enterprise|

As an avid "cheerleader" for social enterprise throughout the Thompson Nicola Cariboo region, United Way was excited to witness the unique donation of a forklift made by Domtar to United Way Funded Partner, ASK Wellness. The donated forklift will be key in ASK Wellness' new mattress recycling program which will give employment opportunities to those looking [...]

2 03, 2015

Creating Sustainable Futures: Social Enterprise Tour

2017-01-23T21:57:20+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Social Enterprise|

As part of the Creating Sustainable Futures: Capacity Building for Non-Profits initiative United Way facilitated a tour of social enterprises in Vancouver for four local non-profit leaders and a representative from the City of Kamloops. In two days they visited HAVE cafe, The Cleaning Solution, Save-on-Meats, Star Works and Aunt Leah's and had the opportunity to meet [...]

29 03, 2012

Enterprising Non-Profits Workshop

2017-01-23T21:57:31+00:00March 29th, 2012|Events, Kamloops, Social Enterprise|

On Tuesday, United Way hosted a free "Enterprising Non-Profits" (ENP) workshop for over 30 participants in Kamloops. One of our outcomes is supporting non-profit organizations in our community to build capacity and the purpose of the workshop was to introduce non-profits within our region to the concept of integrating social enterprise into their work and [...]