SMS Engineering’s United Way workplace campaign an event-filled week.
Every year Nav Canada, the private nonprofit that manages Canada’s civil air navigation service, hosts a national campaign that raises money for local United Ways across the country. This year Winnipeg’s Nav Canada campaign grew enormously, from 17 donors the previous year to an impressive 43 donors! We spoke to Employee Campaign Chair (or ECC—the
“The sky’s the limit when it comes to Winnipeg’s generosity,” said Steve Chipman, 2013 Campaign Chair at United Way’s 10th annual Plane Pull and Campaign Kickoff at Red River College’s Stevenson campus. Chipman said the goal this year
From rubber chicken throwing to selling pasta by the bag and chances to win half a day off, there were no creative stones left unturned at the Canadian International Grains Institute‘s United Way campaign this year. The rubber chicken toss gets everyone smiling so much it’s become a bit of a tradition, explains Employee Campaign
“There are just so many agencies supported by United Way, and most of us have no idea. It doesn’t just help those that are in poverty, it touches everyone’s lives. It’s all over the whole city and I don’t think a lot of people realize it.“
The labour community rose early and shone with support for United Way last Wednesday, kicking off their 2012 United Way campaign with a fundraising breakfast at the Union Centre.
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
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.
All over Winnipeg in 2010, lunchrooms were more lively, boardrooms more boisterous and job sites more jovial for hundreds of organizations and thousands of employees who participated in a United Way workplace campaign.