13 06, 2019

“Feeding the Future” one full belly at a time

2019-06-13T22:58:07+00:00June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With the end of the school just around the corner, this time of the year is exciting for most kids in our community as the excitement builds for summer vacations and time in the sun. This isn’t true for all kids, however. Summers may mean they do not have access to in-school supports like breakfast [...]

31 07, 2018

Interior Savings’ Day of Caring®

2018-08-07T16:48:26+00:00July 31st, 2018|Day of Caring, Uncategorized|

Last week we had the opportunity to have a Day of Caring® for Children’s Circle Daycare. Children's Circle Daycare Society is a community-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing quality early learning and child care services to the families of Kamloops.  Children’s Circle Daycare Society was originally created to operate a child care centre close [...]

11 07, 2018

Fulton & Co. Working in the Weeds

2018-07-11T22:10:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops, Uncategorized|

Yesterday, a group of volunteers from Fulton & Co. participated in a Day of Caring® as a part of the United Way’s Trading Up Program – a program engaging volunteers in helping keep seniors in their homes through support on yard cleanup, yard waste pickup and small home repairs. These volunteers came out and [...]

8 05, 2018

We’re official! Imagine Canada Accreditation

2018-05-09T16:46:24+00:00May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Notice a new stamp of approval on our website? United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo is excited to announce we are officially accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. Charities and nonprofits join the Standards program to bolster trust in their organization, showcase the Accreditation Trustmark to supporters, and to be seen as leaders in the charitable [...]

26 04, 2018

Resource Development Associate (Student) – Williams Lake

2018-04-26T17:56:41+00:00April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Are you professional, confident, outgoing student who has a desire to learn more about your community? Join the team at United Way TNC this summer in Williams Lake as a Resource Development Associate. Prior event planning, project management and public speaking experience is an asset for this role, as well as and exemplary communication skills.  This 30-hour per week [...]

20 04, 2018

A beautiful gift of thanks from KBIA

2018-04-20T16:32:20+00:00April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Last week, United Way welcomed two special visitors from the Kamloops Brain Injury Association (KBIA) who came bearing a gift of thanks - a beautiful stained glass piece artfully displaying our signature brandmark. “ People don’t normally do stained glass.. so it was new and that is why KBIA chose stained glass as the project. [...]

6 03, 2018

In the news: United Way beats target by $700,000

2018-03-06T23:33:05+00:00March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Article from Kamloops this Week, February 28, 2018 The United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo has topped its fundraising goal for the past three years, raising more than $700,000 above its target. Executive director Danalee Baker said the organization raised more than $7.2 million during its three-year campaign. Its goal was to raise $6.5 million. “By exceeding our [...]

15 01, 2018

3 Ways to Improve Mental Health on Blue Monday

2018-01-15T23:39:09+00:00January 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

  With "Blue Monday" on our doorstep, many of us are feeling the after-effects of the holiday season -- whether it be financially, physically or emotionally. But what makes this day  the "most depressing" of the year? Things like debt built up over the holidays, the long, dark and cold winter days and even failed New [...]

24 11, 2017

United Ways across Canada celebrate advocacy win

2017-11-24T23:11:18+00:00November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

As part of the National Housing Collaborative (NHC), United Ways across the country are celebrating the announcement of the new National Housing Strategy (NHS). “We applaud the Federal Government in launching the first ever National Housing Strategy. This is a monumental step towards ending homelessness for all Canadians. Housing is a human right and this [...]

16 11, 2017

bc211.ca on CFJC Midday

2017-11-16T18:13:19+00:00November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Thanks to Susan Edgell for having us on CFJC Today Kamloops to talk about how bc211.ca is there for support when help is needed the most. By connecting families and individuals, 211 reduces the number of personal issues that can escalate into crisis. Families can locate the help to manage children’s issues. Caregivers can find the support they need for [...]