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Pembina Team for HSJ golf  tournament

Pembina Team for HSJ golf  tournament in Prince George, won the prize for most Honest Team. We met with Troy Bumby and Jeffery Spenst to present trophies for the team. Congratulations to Pembina Team and thank you for being part of this fundraising initiative!

2018-11-28T22:29:49-07:00October 5th, 2018|Golf Tournament|

Orange Day 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

September 24, 2018

United Way of Northern BC – Indigenous Early Years Table (Success x 6) and Prince George Early Years will honour Orange Shirt Day on September 27, 2018 in Prince George.  (Original day is September 30th)

Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters is a grassroots event that acknowledges the harm that Canada’s residential school system had on generations of Indigenous families and their communities. The original day was September 30, but this year, Orange Shirt Day 2018 will be on September 27, 2018.  Canadians are asked to wear orange as as sign of support.

Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters  is a day to Listen, Learn and Celebrate Aboriginal Culture.  Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations […]

2018-09-24T16:36:43-07:00September 24th, 2018|All That Kids Can Be, Events|

United Way Northern BC- NE had their 8th Fire Truck Pull

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 […]
2018-09-20T23:50:23-07:00September 15th, 2018|Fire Truck Pull|

It’s Enbridge’s United Way of Northern BC Campaign Week!

It’s Enbridge’s United Way of Northern BC Campaign Week!

This September 4th, Enbridge kicked off their campaign week and was out early raising funds on the 5th handing out McDonald’s breakfasts by donation to help those most vulnerable in Fort St. John. 

The Charlie Lake Office team has planned an entire week of fun events, that they call their United Way Olympics, in their efforts to make Fort St. John one of the healthiest communities in Northern BC. ‘The annual United Way Enbridge workplace campaign unites and engages our employees and contractors throughout NEBC and gives them an opportunity to participate, donate, volunteer, support  and speak out for causes that matter to them within our local communities that we work and live in’, said Dean Freeman- Director, G& P Operation Enbridge.

A huge thank you goes out to […]

2018-09-11T09:24:54-07:00September 11th, 2018|Events|

Let’s Pull Together Fort St. John

Join us for the 8th Annual Fort St. John Fire Truck Pull, Saturday Sept 15th, 2018!

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)

DETAILS

  • 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

Click here to sign up your team: www.tinyurl.com/firetruck2018

Click here to download the poster. 

 

 

2018-08-29T07:45:08-07:00August 22nd, 2018|Events, Fire Truck Pull|

Vanderhoof International Airshow 2018

Here are some more pictures from the Vanderhoof International Airshow that happened on 4th August 2018.  Thank you to everyone that came by to say hi and to learn a little bit more about the United Way!



 

2018-09-20T23:18:46-07:00August 4th, 2018|Events|

8th Annual United Way of Northern BC Golf Tournament

We would not be able to help our most vulnerable without amazing sponsors like you. Huge shoutout to SHELL Canada for being the title sponsors of the tournament!!! Not even down pours could stop our fabulous players and sponsors from raising an amazing $80,000 to support our most vulnerable! THANK YOU! Click here to see more photos from this year’s golf tournament. 

 

2018-06-19T12:07:18-07:00June 19th, 2018|Events, Golf Tournament|

United Tour 2018 – Week 4

Day 15 – Mackenzie

We had a fantastic first day in Mackenzie on the North East Portion of our #unitedtournbc2018! We started the day meeting with Anna Babluck of the Mackenzie Public Library where we support the Tweens Pro-D Day, the Pro-D Day Crafts for children 6 to 9 and numerous Success by 6 programs.

Later on we had the opportunity to meet with Honourable Mayor Pat Crook and CAO Dean McKinley to discuss the opportunities and gaps in the District of Mackenzie and then met with the fantastic folks at the Mackenzie Arts Centre! Amelia showed our amazing #Canfor sponsors where and who our dollars effect with their Spring Break Program for Youth.

Before we headed back to Prince George we made sure to stop by the Canfor to discuss future events and programming in Mackenzie with James and Breanne. We’re super excited for the work we can […]

2018-06-19T12:00:39-07:00June 19th, 2018|United Tour|