Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

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


  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


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


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


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 […]

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 […]