About 300 United Way friends and family gathered to celebrate those who make workplace campaigns a success – Sponsored Executives and the generous organizations who make it possible for them to join United Way.
SMS Engineering’s United Way workplace campaign an event-filled week.
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.
Carbone Coal Fired Pizza’s Joe Paletta & Benjamin Nasberg hoped to raise enough money at their two Carbone Pizza locations to buy 50 new youth-sized mitts for Winnipeg kids. 350 pairs later, they’ve been delighted with the warm response to their request for $5 donations from customers and staff to help pay for each pair. “There’s
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
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