Staff from Progress Energy’s Fort St John office contacted United Way this week because they wanted to donate much needed items to local non-profits though United Way’s Making Connections Initiative. This initiative links businesses with new or used resources like furniture, technology and office supplies to non-profits in need.
Through UWNBC’s Making Connections Initiative, Progress Energy donated 60 double sheet sets, 60 double comforters and 60 pillows to the Fort St John’s Women’s Resource Society, and 60 full towel sets (bath, hand and face) to the Fort St John Salvation Army Shelter.
A spokesperson from Progress Energy said, “Community investment is an important part of Progress Energy’s operations. We believe that our success depends on the support of our neighbours where we operate, and we work to understand and support their goals and interests. Through discussions with the United Way of Northern British Columbia, we discovered that the Women’s Resource Society was in […]