Prince George, BC – For 12-years, the Commonwealth Cup been one of British Columbia’s premier charity Golf Tournament. On July 23rd, over 150 golfers raised $41,268 for the United Way. The profits from this year’s tournament will help the United Way fund local programs and enhance the quality of life of Northern BC’s most vulnerable people.

The tournament is receiving registrations for next year’s event on July 21, 2020. This year, tournament organizers were forced to put golfers on a waiting list, so early registrations are encouraged.

Since inception, the Commonwealth Cup has raised over $300,000 for local charities.

“This was another terrific year for the Commonwealth Cup. In addition to the great support we get from the Vancouver Canuck Alumni, we had a full roster of dedicated corporate sponsors that really came through. Thank you to everyone.” says tournament Chair, Dan McLaren, Commonwealth Financial

“We at HSJ Lawyers are very proud to have been, once again, the […]

2019-08-06T08:18:17-08:00August 6th, 2019|Events|

CKPG Media for the Tailgate Party

Pre-game Cougars tailgate party to benefit United Way

PRINCE GEORGE- The Prince George Cougars game on Saturday will have a lot going on aside from the on-ice activities. United Way of Northern B.C. is hosting a tailgate party outside of the CN Centre. There are a variety of events that will be on hand as part of the festivities.

The Prince George Animal Rescue will have a petting zoo, Mr Mikes will be providing burgers for a BBQ, face painting will be provided by MP Make-up Artistry along with many more activities.

A 50/50 will also be at the event with net proceeds benefitting United Way and people can have their chance to get a magic key that unlocks a treasure box with over $1000 in prizes up for grabs.

The event runs from 12-6 p.m. outside the CN Centre. Click here to see the video coverage. 

2019-03-21T16:14:42-08:00March 11th, 2019|Events, Media Release|

Thank you to the City of PG and the PG Cougars

Congrats to the PG Cougars on the big win! Big thanks to Mr.Mike’s and Wood Wheaton Superstores for sponsoring the Mega 50/50 last night. Also thanks to HYPG for helping us kick off the evening by celebrating their 5th Anniversary at the tailgate party. Thank you to all the volunteers from the family of agencies we support! And last but definitely not least, thank you to all the fans for coming out and supporting us and the United Way family of charities!

2019-03-21T15:52:11-08:00March 10th, 2019|Events|

Tailgate Party Prior to the Mega 50/50

It was great to have a fantastic turn out at the Tailgate party prior to the PG Cougars game on March 9th, 2019.

Our board member, Stephanie from HSJ was live on location with 94.3 the Goat

Things were buzzing down at the CN centre. Community members were able to grab a burger, visit the petting zoo and get their face painted too!

Here are a few pictures:

2019-03-21T15:58:46-08:00March 9th, 2019|Call for Proposals, Events|

Join us on March 9th for the Mega 50/50 at the PG Cougars’ Game!

Come early on Saturday March 9 for the Tailgate Party doors open at noon. Get your game day ticket, 50/50 tickets and a Free key for your chance to open the mystery box with your chance to win over $1000.00 in prizes at the game. See you at the Prince George Cougars Hockey Mega 50/50 game. Thanks again to our sponsors:  MR MIKES PrinceGeorge Wood Wheaton Supercentre

Here are some of the activities happening at the tailgate party:


2019-03-21T16:02:53-08:00March 1st, 2019|Events|

Prince George Cougars United Mega 50/50 on March 9, 2019

Cheer on the Cougars, come to the tailgate party, win prizes and a chance to win in the last Mega 50/50 of the season…SO MANY reasons to join us on March 9th hockey game.

Buy from us or one of the United Way Family of Charities selling the tickets (see pic)

We are excited to announce the Wood Wheaton Honda will be at the Prince George Cougars Hockey Club tailgate party with their Operation Kid Safety Booth. See you Saturday March 9, 2019 as we kick of Hell Yeah PG 5th year anniversary party with our sponsors MR MIKES PrinceGeorge and Wood Wheaton Supercentre. We will have some great prizes to give away during the day doors open at noon so you can come get your Mega 50/50 tickets early and be entered to win one of three prizes.

2019-03-21T16:07:40-08:00February 27th, 2019|Events|

United Way of Northern BC – Annual Book Sale

The UNBC Annual Book Sale ended yesterday.  If forms part of their campaign to raise funds for United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC).  We are thrilled to say that $1,224.40 was raiser over three days. Funds raised in the community, stay in the community.  Funds help in moving individuals From poverty to possibility;  build Healthy people strong communities and help kids to develop into All that Kids can be.

On the 31 October 2018 there will be a Student Halloween Coin Drive.  Students that are interested in partaking can sign up in the winter garden between 9am to 3pm for a donation box.

Left to Right – Michele Brooke, UWNBC, Campaign Officer – NC;  Taylor Bysouth, UNBC student; Jacqueline Holler, UNBC Campaign Committee Member.

2018-11-28T23:30:56-08:00October 24th, 2018|Events|

United Way of Northern BC kicks off campaign at UNBC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, 15th October 2018

The United Way of Northern BC’s UNBC fundraising campaign officially launches
at noon on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at the UNBC Wintergarden.
This year’s campaign has been spearheaded by a new UNBC committee –
Jacqueline Holler, Art Fredeen, Keith Egger and Taylor Bysouth – and runs until
November 2 with a number of activities.

The annual book sale is earmarked for Tuesday to Thursday, October 23 to 25,
from 10am to 2pm in the UNBC Wintergarden. Anyone passing by can make
donations towards books, CD’s, DVD’s and Games.

Taylor, a UNBC BComm student, is organizing the first ever student Halloween
Coin Drive on Wednesday, October 31 from 9am to 3pm. Students are able to
enter individually or as a team, dress up in their favourite costume or promote
their club.

There are Mr Mikes gift vouchers for the most money raised / best dressed.
Students can simply sign up on the day, collect a donation box and return it
when finished. They […]

2018-10-17T16:01:31-08:00October 15th, 2018|Events, Give, Our Donors|