Bison employees show heart! Bison Transport kicked off their Bison Cares community philanthropy campaign on Wednesday with a truck pull at their Sherwin Road headquarters. Bison Transport Truck Pull for United Way! #BisonCares @unitedwaywpg #teamwork A photo posted by Bison Transport (@drive4bison) on Sep 2, 2015 at 11:13am PDT Kick-off to the Bison Cares Campaign!
EPIC Information Solutions fuels-up for their first United Way campaign. EPIC Information Solutions decided to begin the week, and their first-ever United Way campaign, with a simple yet always effective kickoff last week – a pancake breakfast. And not just pancakes, pancakes created on a BBQ using a special BBQ pancake-making accessory that makes actual grill lines! About
TransX hasn’t even kicked off their 2015 United Way campaign yet, but last week they began the fun at a staff appreciation day during which they raised funds for a better Winnipeg with a dunk tank, BBQ, and live music. Hundreds of employees enjoyed hotdogs, hamburgers, chicken skewers and salads on a beautiful sky-blue day. All in all,
A dozen Cargill employees honed their painting skills during a Day of Caring at the Islamic Social Services Association (ISSA) on Wednesday. “Cargill is really aligned with the United Way Day of Caring because we want to give back to the community in terms of volunteer hours, not just donations,” said Derek Penner, an accounting supervisor
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.
A record-setting $20.4 million was donated by generous Winnipeggers this year. All of that money will be invested directly into our community, strengthening Winnipeg families, helping people make connections and feel included, offering them the chance to gain skills and have their voices heard. Tremendous thanks to the thousands of donors, volunteers, partners, sponsors and
New Flyer is our workplace of the week, for their kind donation of a number of executive parking spaces as prizes in their workplace campaign. Spotted in the New Flyer parking lot on Kernaghan Avenue, Transcona.
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Food’s United Way campaign is growing! We’re profiling this enthusiastic company for their passion and their strong growth. We talked to the good folks at Manitoba Harvest about how seriously they take giving back to their community. Just look at them; you can tell they’re serious. United Way: Why is Manitoba Harvest so
How many chili recipes does it take to cook up a better community? At least six! Canadian Blood Services‘s spicy cookoff raised over $400 towards their $8000 goal, with 28 people cooking (or eating!) for a cause. The Red Hot Chili Packers, from logistics, took the contest with their “Geo’s Modified Racing Chili,” the ingredients for