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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 [...]

August 2018

RBC Gardening with JUMP

2018-08-29T19:46:08+00:00August 29th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week a fantastic group of volunteers from RBC weeded the JUMP garden on Clapperton Street. JUMP is a unique and completely volunteer driven organization made up of people with the lived experiences of homelessness, disability, addiction and physical and mental health challenges. They have served 1250 home cooked meals for 60,000 people. JUMP [...]

RBC’s Day of Caring at A Way Home Kamloops’ New Office

2018-08-29T16:19:33+00:00August 29th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week we had the opportunity to work with some volunteers from RBC to clean and paint a new office space for A Way Home Kamloops. The volunteers painted the walls the “colour of youth homelessness” – a bright orange that is also the colour of A Way Home Kamloops’ logo. A Way Home [...]