Article from CKPG Today.
The United Way of Northern BC received a sizable donation last week. During last Wednesday’s hockey game of the Prince George Cougars, Canfor gave a $315,000 contribution to help support numerous programs in different communities throughout BC and Alberta. Part of that support will go into the programs that are up in northern BC. The funds raised came from things like barbeques, 50/50 draws and payroll donations.
“This is a great example of individuals stepping up to be the hand raisers and game changers our vulnerable citizens need to achieve self-sufficiency,” says […]
Prince George, B.C – Canfor’s $315,000 donation will help support hundreds of programs in the many communities that are local to Canfor employees in BC and Alberta, including several in northern BC.
The United Way of Northern BC was presented with a sizable donation by Canfor on the ice at last night’s Prince George Cougar’s hockey game.
In addition to the United Way of Northern BC, Canfor’s fundraising efforts also benefit the United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo, United Way East Kootenay, United Way Lower Mainland and United Way Alberta Northwest chapters.
“We want to recognize all […]
Today, Rob Richards helps men overcome the effects of sexual abuse in a support group at Surpassing Our Survival (SOS) Society, a United Way of Northern BC funded agency in Prince George that helps women, children and men overcome sexual violence. He meditates ninety minutes every day and practices yoga to live a more mindful life.
Rob wasn’t always so put together. When his father died over ten years ago, he was flooded with memories of both sexual and physical abuse. This realization led Rob to a dark place, and even though he went to counselors […]