I’m proud to announce that together we have raised $32 for our community through the 2011 United Way Ottawa campaign!
I want to thank the tens of thousands of donors, both new and old, who pledged their support. Though we didn’t quite reach our target, everyone involved should be very proud because your commitment and hard work is changing lives in our city.
Employees at Canada’s newest Future Shop store had completed their United Way campaign, even before it opened to the public! Manager Darrell Kelloway – a fellow proud Newfoundlander – wanted his Barrhaven staff engaged early on in the campaign. The firm’s corporate policy is that “employees value the community they live and work in – and participating in United Way
A speech given by Max Keeping, Chair, 2011 Community Campaign, United Way Ottawa delivered to attendees at the 2011 Mayor’s Breakfast, Ottawa City Hall, November 17, 2011.
Children want to help make the world a better place. It is in this spirit that the students and staff at Turnbull School in Ottawa – a private, elementary school – demonstrate their commitment to the school’s philosophy of “excellence and caring”. The youngsters stage fundraising events throughout the year – this month, on behalf of United Way. In 2010,
Helping kids grow up great Every week day, Monday through Friday, thousands of children in Ottawa are at one of the eight Boys and Girls Club sites after school. Some are in recreation and sports programs, many in homework clubs, and some even get a nutritious meal before they go home. They are able to do this thanks in a
Let’s get it started! 1,200 pumped up up volunteers helped officially launch the 2011 United Way Ottawa campaign on September 22 – although many of them had already begun their workplace fundraising. Altogether, about 14,000 volunteers will be working for a better community in 1,200 workplaces – including more than 100 federal government departments. Watch the video here. Every workplace