Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

United Way campaign reaches and surpasses 80% mark

NOVA and its employees drove the United Way thermometers up to over 85% this weekend when the campaign totals were tallied. By DAVE BROWN Executive Director, United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The NOVA campaign includes all employee donations, plus retirees and the corporate match, plus revenues from several special events this past year. It is great [...]

United Way nearing 75% of campaign goal

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton With the chili lunches, BBQs and a variety of other fundraising lunches coming to an end, the United Way finds itself with just under $500,000 yet to raise to reach the $1.85 million goal. We have reached 73.5% of our goal and thanks to about 5,000 [...]

Chili lunch warms up United Way campaign—now at 72.5% of goal

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Employees from the County of Lambton served up chili at the Shared Services section of Bayside Centre on Wednesday, which is their third and final chili lunch of the season. This United Way of Sarnia-Lambton reported earlier that the overall campaign has reached $1,340,000 and is now 72.3% of its $1.85 million goal.

United Way campaign now over 70% of target

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way of Sarnia-Lamb ton has now surpassed the 70% level of the campaign and has reached $1,330,000 of the $1.85 million goal. TransAlta reported their campaign totals today, and surpassed last years’ fundraising efforts.  Including TransAlta’s corporate match, the campaign their raised over $36,000 [...]

YMCA a community mainstay for its ‘Youth Resource House’ services

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L'Heureux The YMCA of Sarnia Lambton is well known for its large facility offering programs and physical activities for the community of Sarnia Lambton. However, the YMCA is also a significant presence [...]

United Way adds $30k in annual direct funding to North Lambton

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The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton has committed to increase funding of direct services to the residents of North Lambton to a total of $30,000 per year for four years beginning April 1, 2012 to meet the increasing needs of the North Lambton area. This amount is an increase over the current funding of $21,765 which [...]

United Way campaign momentum continues

By DAVE BROWN  Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton campaign reached and exceeded the $1.1 million mark this week and we are hopeful the campaign thermometer will rise further in the next few days. A number of successful employee drives resulted in the United Way reaching 60% of the campaign [...]

Victorian Order of Nurses brings support to improve entire wellbeing during recovery

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux The staff and volunteers in the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) dedicate themselves to individuals recovering from illness. VON offers several programs including personal support, home care and community services to [...]

Boys and Girls Club offers guidance in healthy individual, social development

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux The Boys and Girls Club of Sarnia Lambton employs a preventative approach for youth in the community for individual development by building positive self-images. The organization, which is one of 25 [...]

United Way campaign turns red hot!

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The campaign is starting to pick up some steam again after a week of slow growth, and recent campaigns are telling a positive story. WorleyParsons called on Friday and United Way office is still in disbelief! The rumour was right; WorleyParsons ended up over goal and [...]