Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

March of Dimes, a United Way agency, continues providing local service

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  While March of Dimes Canada last year celebrated its 60th Anniversary of providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, the organization continues its work in what began as a march to stamp out polio that has grown into a multi-service organization that today provides programs and services to over 50,000 Canadians […]

United Way continues to move forward in wake of Locally Lambton Dinner

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way has reached the 68% mark on the campaign thermometer this past week thanks to a great start at Lambton College, early school returns, very successful Locally Lambton Dinner and a number of special events at worksites such as Enbridge Pipelines, County of Lambton […]

United Way continues its forward push with Locally Lambton Dinner on the horizon

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton With now $1.2 million in the bank, the United Way is focusing its efforts in assisting those campaigns that are just about to kick off and the Locally Lambton Dinner on Wednesday, November 7. The Fourth Annual Locally Lambton Dinner is a buffet with food […]

United Way passes million dollar mark, now 60% of $1.85 million goal

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  Suncor employees closed their campaign on a high note on Friday coming very close to reaching their goal and surpassed last year’s totals by a few hundred dollars. The Suncor campaign capped a great couple of weeks for the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton and they have pushed the campaign totals to over the $1.1 […]

United Way campaign continues to gather steam, now 30% of total goal

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director, United Way of Sarnia-Lambton After several BBQ lunches, chili, and other lunches, we are pleased to see the annual campaign has reached almost 35% of the $1.85 million goal. While the campaign continues to lag last year, the campaign is progressing at a good rate.  So far, the campaign […]

United Way getting shot in the arm as campaign gets set to officially launch

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  By DAVE BROWN United Way of Sarnia-Lambton On the eve of the 2012 Campaign Kickoff, the United Way is expecting a shot in the arm later this morning that will move it up to the 30% level of the campaign. We are sitting at about 21% of the campaign right now, about $400,000 and […]

NOVA employees launch into support for local United Way with barbecues

NOVA employees launch into support for local United Way with barbecues

Employees at NOVA Corunna line up to support one of four barbecues the company is holding in the very early days of the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton annual campaign. Today (Thursday) NOVA Moore will hold the second event, with two more scheduled for next week. To date, the United Way has raised almost $300 000 […]

Sting’s Black & White game raises some $4k for early United Way campaign start

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The annual Sarnia Sting Black and White game, the preclude to the OHL season for the hometown Sting, is an opportunity for Sting fans to jumpstart the United Way campaign, as they did with about $4,000 raised, according to Dave Brown, United Way executive director. Brown's weekly update report on the campaign will appear in […]

United Way campaign goes over the top

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The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton has reached this year’s $1.85 million goal. “I admit to being a little nervous at the beginning of the campaign,” said Brian Black, the 2011 Campaign Chair, "but as the campaign went on and the early employee campaigns started to wrap up at or above last year’s levels, I had […]

United Way target inches closer, with just $80k needed to reach campaign goal

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton has now reached 96% of the $1.85 million goal. We are going to the mailbox, often twice a day now, to keep on top of the campaign totals.  With what came in the mail this morning (Monday, Dec. 19), plus a […]