, won prizes for most funds raised and the fastest pull- light weight. Enbridge team was able to raise close to $9,000 at the event. We appreciate the efforts of Enbridge team !
United Way Northern BC- NE had their 8th Fire Truck Pull on September 15th, 2018!
The feature fundraising event had 10 teams competing to pull the Fire Truck. The Enbridge team won the prize for most funds raised as they brought in $8,397. Congrats!
Other awards included:
- Progress Energy won for “Fastest Pull in Heavy Weight” category
- Enbridge won another one for “Fastest Pull in Light Weight” category
- Just Jacks from Chances Casino won the prize for “Most Spirited Team”.
The fundraising event was very successful and raised a total of $67,594.00! This total means that the 8th FireTruck pull was the highest grossing pull in the history of United Way of Northern BC. Big huge thanks and congrats to everyone involved. A special thanks also goes out to Progress Energy. We were able to raise these funds with the enormous corporate donation from Progress Energy for $50,000!
We also want to thank our sponsors, donors and supporters for the event:
- Fort St […]
Join us for the 8th Annual
Gather a team of 10 people to help support United Way of Northern BC in our efforts to make Fort St. John one of the healthiest communities in Northern BC. Your team will pull a fire truck weighing over 22,000 pounds for awards and best of all bragging rights!
10:00 AM Pancake Breakfast (by Gas Drive)
10:30 AM Team Check‐In
11:00 AM Event Kick Off & Final Face Off
12:00 PM Trophy Presentation & Wrap Up
12:30 PM BBQ Lunch (by Trojan Safety)
- Participants must be 19 years or older
- Up to 10 people per team, 5 people minimum
- Please bring cash and cheque donations to the event by 10:30am
- LOCATION: Pomeroy Sports Centre
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The annual United Way Fort St. John Fire Truck pull raised over $35,000 Saturday.
Ten teams took on the challenge of pulling a 20,000 pound fire truck in Centennial Park. In the Fastest Time Heavy Weight Trophy division, Progress Energy won with 12:40 secs, hot on their heels was Evangel Downtown with their special guest appearance MP Bob Zimmer who came in a close second with 14:65 secs and 3rd was the Charlie Lake Fire Department with a 14:70 secs.
Winning the Fastest Time Not So Heavy Weight Trophy was Chances Fort St John with a 17:31 secs, 2nd Shell Canada with 18:31 secs and 3rd Killbilies with 18:82 secs.
Winner of Most Funds Raised was Progress Energy who raised an amazing $18,840 and Enbridge who raised a total of $10,457.
Funds raised from the event will help boost community programs in the Fort St. John area.
#FSJ save the dates of June 15 & September 16!
Mark your calendars for 2 feature special event fundraisers this year for United Way of Northern BC supporting your community. We greatly value our local corporate partners as none of the work we do would be possible without the generosity of local support. These events are always fully booked and a lot of fun!
June 15 – 7th Annual Golf Tournament in Taylor
This will be held at the Lone Wolf Golf Course in Taylor, BC. Entry fees are $150 per player or $600 per team. New and exciting sponsorship opportunities and prizes to be announced. Please contact Niki Hedges at (250) 263-9266 if interested in a sponsorship opportunity, volunteering, or to learn when registration opens.
September 16 – 7th Annual FSJ Fire Truck Pull
This fun, family-friendly event includes a pancake breakfast, BBQ lunch and Family Fun Zone. Teams of up to 10 adults (19+) compete for Fastest […]
In response to the increasing issue regarding food security in Fort St. John, there will be a Community Food Drive at the UWNBC 6th Fort St John Annual Fire Truck Pull on Saturday, September 17, 2016. This event will help people and families seeking food assistance make ends meet due to the rising costs of food.
Together, Fort St John community partners will be mobilizing the community and our corporations to meet the unprecedented increase and demand with the food bank programs at the Salvation Army and at the Women’s Resource Society, whose programs are already overextended. With an influx of people coming to our community seeking jobs, many will be competing with our most vulnerable citizens for services.
There are many reasons that people find themselves at risk of hunger. The recession has taken a particularly hard toll on families, thousands lost their jobs overnight and there are those with low-paying jobs and […]