Blue sky and smiling faces at Plane Pull 12. Thousands came out to cheer on a record 64 teams pulling for a better Winnipeg at the 12th annual United Way Campaign Kickoff & Plane Pull on Friday, which raised $26,349.67. Ace Burpee, who shared MC duty with 103.1 Virgin Radio partner Chrissy Troy, introduced “Captain
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It had to happen sometime. The DC9 has been retired! Planning—and planing—has begun for Plane Pull 2015, an extra special event because this is United Way’s 50th anniversary in Winnipeg. And now, with news of the retirement of our beloved “fun pull” DC9 aircraft, we’re dreaming up something heavy for this year’s pull on September 18.
Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba and i1Creative put together this great video of the 2014 Plane Pull. Kinda makes us wish we could do it again!
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
Planes pulling. Perogies piled on plates. And a bold goal of raising $20.7 million this year to help make poverty a thing of the past, see every child enter school ready to learn, support strong communities and healthy people and make sure help is there when any of us needs it. Our 11th Annual Plane
Our 2014 Campaign Kickoff & Plane Pull is right around the corner! Set for September 12, this year’s event is filling up quickly and promises to be an exciting start to the annual campaign. 10:30am Team Registration 11:00am Campaign Kickoff 11:15am Lunch and Plane Pull 1:15pm Awards Location: Red River College – Stevenson Campus (2280
To the team at MNP, United Way doesn’t just bring the community together, it brings their staff together. This year, they pulled together in the Plane Pull for the first time, hosted a dessert bakeoff and a chili cookoff – and brought back the popular partner auction to serve as the big finale. For the
A gloomy weather forecast failed to ground the city-wide launch of United Way’s 2012 campaign today. Community spirit soared as nearly 1200 Winnipeggers turned up at Red River College’s Stevenson Campus for the celebration, hosted by 103.1 Virgin Radio’s Ace Burpee and Chrissy Troy. Among them, 49 teams from workplaces throughout the city also competed
Plane Pull 9 – the official kickoff of United Way’s 2012 Campaign – is right around the corner! Set for September 21, 2012, this year’s event features changes that will make it the best Plane Pull ever.