This was St. James-Assiniboia School Division’s—or #SJASD, as they’re tagged on Twitter—very first year in the United Way Plane Pull. And they “pulled in” a ton of enthusiasm, school spirit and fundraising dollars! SJASD’s team, the Principull Hercs, were the second highest team fundraiser of the day, bringing in nearly $5000. Their pull time for
Every year, when our annual campaign is wrapped up, we take a moment to compile a list of outstanding businesses and organizations that worked so hard to raise money for our community. Hosting a workplace campaign is more than just planning pancake breakfasts—it’s a chance to connect with coworkers who care about our community. A
There was no stopping hundreds of city, provincial and federal employees in Winnipeg today as they kicked off their 2012 United Way campaigns with the fourth annual Tri-Government Bus Pull.
Thanks a million to the personnel at James Richardson & Sons Limited and Affiliated Companies, whose generosity and community spirit continued to shine in 2011. Together, they raised more than $1 million through their United Way workplace campaigns in locations across Canada. Locally, generous contributions from Winnipeg-based employees, both active and retired, have made James
By starting their campaign early and inspiring more than 96 per cent employee participation in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers took a quantum leap toward a company-wide commitment to our community and United Way. In the process, they earned their very first Campaign Chair’s Award—the highest level of recognition through United Way which acknowledges strong growth, participation and
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With just weeks remaining in the 2010 campaign, United Way is counting on Winnipeggers to help ensure hope, stability and opportunity in our community by raising the final $1.8 million needed to maintain an essential network of social programs and resources.
Recently recognized as one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, and the only telecommunications company to earn such a distinction, MTS Allstream has proven once again that they mean business when it comes to creating a stronger, safer and healthier Winnipeg.
It’s widely acknowledged as the most important meal of the day, and for over 200 Winnipeggers who attended United Way’s second report session on Friday, October 20, 2010, breakfast also proved the most important meeting of the day.
Thanks to Winnipeggers’ extraordinary generosity, United Way of Winnipeg will have the resources to maintain a stable network of essential programs and services for the coming year.