Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

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 […]

Stroke Recovery Association helps victims recover, adjust

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 Stroke victim survivors of Sarnia Lambton are growing in number each year. As a result, both individuals and families are more often thrown into financial stress. The Sarnia Lambton Stroke Recovery […]

Red Cross helps get hundred of patients to their dialysis and other medical appointments

On the road with the Red Cross, Sarnia-Lambton Branch for 340,000 kilometers. That’s how far funding last year from the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton got the Red Cross and 764  clients to dialysis appointments, doctors appointments, and a number of other places vital to the health and safety of many seniors and the disabled in […]

United Way tops million dollar mark as momentum continues

  By DAVE BROWN United Way Executive Director The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton ends October on a high and has reached $1,006,000. It is always nice to surpass the Million Dollar mark and overall, the campaign is progressing well.  We continue to track about three or four percentage points ahead of last year and we […]

Multiple Sclerosis Society helps with individual mobility needs in the community

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 Multiple Sclerosis is an ever-changing condition. Those suffering from multiple sclerosis are challenged with adversities that can affect any part of their body at any given time. The support devices that […]

Rebound, a ‘truly local’ agency, encourages children to make positive choices

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 Rebound program of Sarnia Lambton is one of the only agencies that can claim to have had its inception in Sarnia. The agency was created in Sarnia Lambton, for Sarnia […]