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Timken and The Salvation Army – Supporting the Food Bank Together   

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Tuesday, 18th September 2018

United Way of Northern BC Day of Caring® – Timken and The Salvation Army – Supporting the Food Bank Together   

On Monday, September 17th, 2018, the United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) planned a “Day of Caring®” with Timken and The Salvation Army.  Four volunteers from Timken assisted with date checking and sorting non-perishable food items for The Salvation Army’s Food Bank.  This is an important part of the process that ensures that The Salvation Army can get their donated […]

By |2018-09-27T14:52:12+00:00September 18th, 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on Timken and The Salvation Army – Supporting the Food Bank Together   

United Way of Northern BC Community Investment Grant awarded to Carney Hill Neighbourhood Centre Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, 14th September 2018

United Way of Northern BC Community Investment Grant awarded to Carney Hill Neighbourhood Centre Society

Prince George, BC – United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a $3,500 grant to Carney Hill Neighbourhood Centre Society for its Latch Key Kids and Food Literacy Program for 2018-2019 funding cycle.

Each year not-for-profit agencies, that provide community social programming, can apply for Community Investment Funding from the United Way. UWNBC focuses on three main pillars – to move people From poverty to possibility; develop Healthy people, strong communities and to allow children […]

By |2018-09-20T23:37:44+00:00September 14th, 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on United Way of Northern BC Community Investment Grant awarded to Carney Hill Neighbourhood Centre Society

RBC Donates $21,000 to United Way of Northern BC through RBC Future Launch

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09/12/2018

RBC Donates $21,000 to United Way of Northern BC through RBC Future Launch

 

On Sept 12th, 2018, Tim Carmack, Regional Vice President BC Interior and North, Robyn Holling, Assistant Vice President of Commercial Financial Services, and Scott Hart, Branch Manager PG Main, presented a cheque for $21,000 to United Way of Northern BC through their Future Launch program.

RBC believes in the power of communities and the youth who live in them, which is why they are committed to United Way of Northern British Columbia and their dedication to youth.

Today’s generation is at risk […]

By |2018-09-20T23:09:43+00:00September 12th, 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on RBC Donates $21,000 to United Way of Northern BC through RBC Future Launch

PHOTO Opportunity:  Upcoming “Day of Caring®” Project through United Way

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Tuesday, 11th September 2018

 

PHOTO Opportunity:  Upcoming “Day of Caring®” Project through United Way

Prince George, BC – United Way Northern BC (UWNBC) is busy planning a “Day of Caring®” with Kelson Group to help Phoenix Transition Society with their walkway, that leads to the children’s counseling program, on Wednesday 12th September 2018 –from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.  We invite your coverage at the following Day of Caring Event:

Wednesday 12th September 2018 – Kelson Group and Phoenix Transition Society – 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Due to […]

By |2018-09-20T23:05:10+00:00September 11th, 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on PHOTO Opportunity:  Upcoming “Day of Caring®” Project through United Way

United Way of Northern BC Day of Caring® – Open Gate Community Garden

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07/22/2018

United Way of Northern BC Day of Caring® – Open Gate Community Garden

On July 21, 2018, United Way Northern BC (UWNBC) planned a “Day of Caring®” with Brookfield Renewable to help Robson Valley Support Society (RVSS) with the Open Gate Community Garden.

Through the generous help of volunteers from Brookfield Renewable, the Open Gate Community Garden received help making compost, hilling potatoes, painting a shed, mowing grass, weeding and creating some signage for individual garden plots.  Through the commitment of United Way volunteers, people will have access to fresh vegetables later this year.

By |2018-08-22T15:10:51+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Day of Caring, Media Release|Comments Off on United Way of Northern BC Day of Caring® – Open Gate Community Garden

“Day of Caring®” with Brookfield Renewable

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Thursday, 19 July 2018

PHOTO Opportunity:  Upcoming “Day of Caring®” Project through United Way

Prince George, BC – United Way Northern BC (UWNBC) is busy planning a “Day of Caring®” with Brookfield Renewable to help Robson Valley Support Society (RVSS) with the Open Gate Community Garden on Saturday, 21st July 2018 –from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon.  We invite your coverage at the following Day of Caring® Event:

Saturday, 21st July 2018 – Brookfield Renewable and Robson Valley Support Society – 8:00 am to 12:00 noon (Open Gate […]

By |2018-08-22T14:52:52+00:00July 19th, 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on “Day of Caring®” with Brookfield Renewable

More Miracles

From the November 18, 2017 Prince George Citizen

Ted Price, centre, and Anne Laughlin, right, along with Roberta Squire, CEO of the United Way, announced a third Miracle Theatre production on Thursday. This year’s play will be The Fabulous Lipitones, by Mark St. Germain and John Markus. All proceeds – through ticket sales, sponsorships, donations, concession and an on-site raffle – will be donated to the United Way. The production will run March 2-18, every night except Mondays, as well as Sunday matinees at Artspace above Books and Company. This fundraiser was inspired by the success of Miracle Theatre’s last two productions: Miracle On South Division Street, […]

By |2018-02-07T08:44:57+00:00January 30th, 2018|Events, Give, Media Release, Our Donors|Comments Off on More Miracles

Canfor donates $315k to United Way

Prince George, B.C – Canfor’s $315,000 donation will help support hundreds of programs in the many communities that are local to Canfor employees in BC and Alberta, including several in northern BC.

The United Way of Northern BC was presented with a sizable donation by Canfor on the ice at last night’s Prince George Cougar’s hockey game.

In addition to the United Way of Northern BC, Canfor’s fundraising efforts also benefit the United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo, United Way East Kootenay, United Way Lower Mainland and United Way Alberta Northwest chapters.

“We want to recognize all of our employees in B.C. and Alberta for their team spirit and […]

By |2017-12-01T06:21:03+00:00November 24th, 2017|Give, Media Release, Our Donors|Comments Off on Canfor donates $315k to United Way

Biggest Prince George Supporter Advocates for United Way of Northern BC

Mr. PG is flying the United Way flag, a reminder for residents to help meet the United Way’s $1 Million-dollar fundraising campaign goal that supports over 115,000 people and 519 programs in Northern
BC.

On October 30th, Mayor Lyn Hall declared October 30 to November 5, 2017, to be United Way Week in Prince George and raised the United Way of Northern BC flag i n front of city hall. Now, for the month of November, Mr. PG will be holding the United Way flag to continue the awareness campaign.

“We have one of our biggest supporters out there cheering for us day and night – Mr. PG himself!” said […]

By |2017-11-13T18:42:43+00:00November 10th, 2017|Media Release|Comments Off on Biggest Prince George Supporter Advocates for United Way of Northern BC

City​ ​of​ ​Prince​ ​George​ ​raises​ ​United​ ​Way​ ​Flag​ ​and​ ​Declares​ ​October​ ​30​ ​ ​to​ ​November​ ​5​ United​ ​Way​ ​Week

PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Mayor Lyn Hall declares October 30 to November 5, 2017 to be United Way Week in Prince George and raises the United Way of Northern BC flag in front of city hall.

Mayor Hall was joined on Monday by Councillor Jillian Merrick, Manager of Service Centre Mauricio Plata, and Roberta Squire, CEO of United Way of Northern BC to raise the United Way flag for the City of Prince George. “We are extremely grateful to the City of Prince George for once again raising our flag, assisting with recognition and awareness for United Way of Northern BC,” Squire said. “The generosity of City of […]

By |2017-11-13T04:07:32+00:00October 30th, 2017|Media Release|Comments Off on City​ ​of​ ​Prince​ ​George​ ​raises​ ​United​ ​Way​ ​Flag​ ​and​ ​Declares​ ​October​ ​30​ ​ ​to​ ​November​ ​5​ United​ ​Way​ ​Week