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United Way 2017 Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 22 in Taylor, BC

Great Prizes. 4 x Hole in Ones. Par 3 Poker Run. On-course Contests. Raffle. Live & Silent Auction. 50/50. Texas Rules (Best Ball). Off-course activities & much more. Don't miss this opportunity to support United Way and have fun with friends and colleagues in your community!
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Donated Office Supplies Help Seven Non-profits

A large donation of office supplies; 7 desks, 6 filing cabinets, 6 chairs, 3 whiteboards, and 2 shelves were recently donated by 3 Fort St John companies, HSE Integrated Services, Fraction Energy Services Ltd. and Urban Systems who contacted United Way of Northern BC to help distribute these items through United Way’s Making Connections Initiative.

“This was the biggest inventory I have ever coordinated, thanks to our local corporate partners, who wanted to pass forward items they no longer needed but wanted to help […]

May 19th, 2017|Categories: Give, Making Connections|Comments Off on Donated Office Supplies Help Seven Non-profits

Baby Boxes: Reducing Infant Mortality Rates

United Way distributed Baby Boxes to Baby’s Best Chance Pregnancy Outreach and the North Peace Pregnancy Care Centre in Fort St John today.

For over 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the government. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed, and it has helped Finland achieve one of the world’s lowest infant mortality rates.

One of the most common ways babies die is by accidental suffocation — being smothered by sleeping too close to parents, pillows, […]

May 10th, 2017|Categories: All That Kids Can Be, Healthy People, Healthy Communities|Comments Off on Baby Boxes: Reducing Infant Mortality Rates

MasTec Canada’s Spring Ditch Race Raises Over $2K for UW

On April 13, an enthusiastic crowd gathered along Airport Road in Fort St John to watch 500 bright orange numbered ping-pong balls float down a ditch filled with spring snow runoff. The top 6 winning balls raced to the finishing line outside of MasTec Canada’s offices. There was also a BBQ lunch provided by MasTec Canada and cooked on a BBQ loaned by Definitive Optimization.

“Each year the race has gotten bigger. The race originally started when staff decided to race a few toy boats down the ditch,” said Cliff Oake, Contract Admin/Client Relations, who organized the […]

May 9th, 2017|Categories: Our Donors|Comments Off on MasTec Canada’s Spring Ditch Race Raises Over $2K for UW