News

May 2019

United Way Fire Mitigation Project a Continued Success

2019-05-14T19:09:04+00:00May 14th, 2019|Wildire Recovery|

United Way TNC in the News - CLICK HERE for the original article from the Quesnel Observer Spring cleaning can mean different things to different people, and after two straight summers of busy wildfire activity in the Cariboo, many people may be thinking of cleaning up their properties to ensure they are clear of debris [...]

Roses’ Story on Building Resilience | Youth Mental Health

2019-05-07T22:50:13+00:00May 7th, 2019|Healthy people strong communities|

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IK0D1dLsmQI&feature=youtu.be   Rose wants to be the first Indigenous prime minister—and she’s on the right path thanks to a United Way funded program . “Growing up was tough—I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety as a kid. By the time I was a teenager, most days I just wanted to sleep all day, [...]

March 2019

EmpowerHER | International Women’s Day 2019

2019-05-14T20:04:00+00:00March 1st, 2019|Events|

On Friday, March 8th from 7 to 9:30 pm, United Way is excited to present empowerHER, an evening of movement, wellness and inspiration in celebration of International Women's Day 2019 at The Rex. Join us as we mindfully move, sweat and be inspired with a Limbus Movement class and keynote from Co-Founder, Dr. Darby Ewashina, [...]

February 2019

October 2018

Interior Saving’s Day of Caring with Garden Gate

2018-10-02T17:39:14+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

On September 19th an amazing team of volunteers from Interior Savings participated in a Day of Caring® at Garden Gate. Garden Gate has a 2.8 acre site which includes a green house, veggie garden, and kitchen/classroom. They focus on encouraging healthy eating and active living for people with mental health issues and addictions. On top of personal benefits, [...]

Rotary Club’s Day of Caring with A Way Home.

2019-05-02T23:20:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Day of Caring|

Volunteers from the Downtown Rotary participated in a Day of Caring® last week. A handful of hard working volunteers helped install cubicles for the A Way Home team. A Way Home has come a long way from their humble beginnings in 2012, with one main focus, to end youth homelessness in Kamloops as well as set an example [...]

September 2018

Hotel 540’s Day of Caring®

2019-05-02T23:17:51+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

  Last week an amazing group of volunteers from Hotel 540 spent their day at the Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association (KTRA), lending a hand and sprucing up the grounds. the KTRA is a registered, non-profit charitable organization that has been providing therapeutic riding since 1988. "KTRA is a place that has provided hundreds of children and adults with [...]