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Pembina Pipeline Corporation Donates Over $22k to United Way

Pembina Pipeline Corporation donated $22,618 to United Way of Northern BC on January 9 in Fort St. John.

Avi Sinclair, Foreman of Operations, and Darrell Babkirk, Supervisor of the Fort St. John office, presented a cheque for $22,618 to UWNBC Community Development & Campaign Officer Niki Hedges.

This generous donation was made as a result of the company’s annual workplace campaign in Pembina’s Fort St. John office, which Pembina Pipeline Corporation matched 100%, in addition to $1,270 raised through special events.

“Pembina is a fantastic partner that participates in campaign and donates money so United Way can invest it back into […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Give, Media Release, Our Donors|Comments Off on Pembina Pipeline Corporation Donates Over $22k to United Way

‘United Way Week’ Proclaimed in Prince George

This article is from 250 news.

Prince George, B.C. – ‘Tis the season for giving and it’s a message the City of Prince George has taken to heart and then some.

Today the city not only proclaimed Dec. 15-22 ‘United Way Week’ by holding a flag raising, but starting today all 750 city employees have committed to giving back to the community running all the way through to Dec. 1, 2017.

“It’s unprecedented, it’s just wonderful that they’re wanting to do that much,” says Roberta Squire, the United Way’s campaign and engagement officer for North Central B.C.

“They’re going to be […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on ‘United Way Week’ Proclaimed in Prince George

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Northern Health concludes that households that are food secure have positive general health, positive mental health, and lower rates of obesity, and mood/anxiety disorders. People who are food insecure use up 121% more healthcare dollars, demonstrating that reducing food insecurity could offset considerable public expenditures in healthcare. Policy intervention at the Provincial or Federal level that address lack of household income can make a significant difference to improve food insecurity. ... See MoreSee Less

Northern Health concludes that households that are food secure have positive general health, positive mental health, and lower rates of obesity, and mood/anxiety disorders. People who are food insecure use up 121% more healthcare dollars, demonstrating that reducing food insecurity could offset considerable public expenditures in healthcare. Policy intervention at the Provincial or Federal level that address lack of household income can make a significant difference to improve food insecurity.