Over 80% of the staff at Manitoba Blue Cross gives to United Way. Blue really is “the colour of caring!” Besides inspiring an amazing 80%+ of their coworkers to give, Employee Campaign Chairs Darryl Evans and LaToya Gibbons (along with many committed, presumably hungry Blue Cross staff volunteers) raised an amazing $80,000+. And it was delicious! The whirlwind campaign included several
Health Sciences Centre has just finished a phenomenally successful “Give the Way You Want to Give” joint campaign, raising over $110,250—exceeding last year’s totals and still growing! Starting with the lofty goal of raising $100,000, the HSC Your Charity at Work Campaign Team ran a joint campaign benefiting the Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Children’s Hospital
Almost halfway there! The first of our four Campaign Report Sessions took place at the Delta Winnipeg’s Grand Ballroom, with a buffet breakfast and wise words on the incalculable value of young people from West Broadway Youth Outreach’s Ken Opaleke. Friday morning saw us celebrating our pacesetters, the workplaces who make their corporate gifts or
Numerous organizations give the annual United Way Campaign—which kicks of in September and wraps in January—a huge boost in the early weeks. These “Pacesetter” corporations and workplace campaigns get us off to a great start. We’re already closing in on $8 million, or 34% of our $20.7 million goal, all of which will go directly
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!
Our 2014 Campaign goal: to raise $20.7 million for a stronger community. You can be a part of it too. Change a life, right here in Winnipeg, right now. Huge thanks to Global Television’s Morning News anchor Eva Kovacs, along with Simon Burgess and the team at Coelement for their help with this video.
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
City buses. Fire trucks. Hercs. Boeing 727s. If it’s big and heavy, you can bet a fierce team of fundraisers or volunteers is pulling it this month for United Way. Why so many heavy objects slowly-but-surely inching forward by comparatively diminutive (except in terms of commitment!) groups? It’s a metaphor. When we work together towards a
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