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On November 29, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Richmond Hill, ON
Seated on worn couches and fold out chairs in the crammed Pathways drop-in for at-risk youth, United Way’s 2010 Campaign Cabinet took a moment to celebrate the news: thanks to residents, employees and companies, the 2010 campaign has raised 74% to date, or just over $5.9 million confirmed to the $8 million [...]
On November 2, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Richmond Hill, ON
In the lobby of BMW Group Canada’s new corporate headquarters in Richmond Hill, surrounded by friends and of course, the newest BMW vehicles, United Way announced that residents, employees and companies have pushed hard to take the 2010 campaign to 55% to date, the equivalent of just over $4.4 million confirmed towards [...]
On October 7, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Over 130 volunteers from a dozen corporations lent a helping hand to 14 United Way of York Region (UWYR) member agencies. Day of Caring is an opportunity for companies, organizations or groups to work with a UWYR agency to complete a hands-on project like painting, gardening or building renovations.
“The success of our [...]
United Way of York Region and York University have launched Change Inc., a collaboration that will incubate and invest in promising innovations to tackle complex social issues and build capacity in York Region.
Daniele Zanotti, CEO of United Way, and Stan Shapson, vice-president Research & Innovation at York University, made the announcement at [...]
On October 4, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Strength Investments: One of two game-changing announcements set for the week
Earlier today at the Toromont CAT head office, against the backdrop of trucks, loaders and excavators, United Way of York Region (UWYR) kicked off its 3rd Annual United Way Week with the announcement of a $150,000 funding investment in community strength.
Speaks to urgency of service demand and the region’s current supply
United Way of York Region (UWYR) has set the bar for another aggressive fundraising drive announcing an $8M goal for 2010. The amount represents a 4.3% increase over last year’s record achievement of $7.66 million.
“For a region to be great, it [...]
On June 24, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Never satisfied to rest on the laurels of a record-breaking 2009, United Way of York Region (UWYR) has mapped out an aggressive strategy for the years to come – focused on investing in strength and innovation. The news was shared with a group of over 120 community and corporate leaders at the UWYR’s [...]
Dollars raised help build critical social service infrastructure in neighbourhoods across York Region
The building industry in York Region continues to give back, regardless of the economy. At the Annual Building Industry Luncheon (BIL), held today, a staggering $604,000 was raised in support of United Way of York Region (UWYR), a 5% increase [...]
On June 1, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Early this morning, thirty of the region’s top corporate and community leaders met at Victim Services of York Region to quietly begin preparing for the 2010 United Way of York Region Campaign. This year’s Campaign Chair, Bruce Macgregor, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for The Regional Municipality of York, is enthusiastic about his new [...]
On May 13, 2010 · In 2010 Media Releases
Today, close to 200 volunteers from 20 corporations lent a helping hand to United Way of York Region (UWYR) member agencies. Day of Caring® is an opportunity for companies, organizations or groups to work with a UWYR agency to complete a hands-on project like painting, gardening or building renovations.
“Our volunteers are our [...]
Over 20,000 people to thank for 2009 record achievement
A sold out crowd of over 450 donors and volunteers chanted “Bring It On Home” as United Way of York Region (UWYR) announced a record $7,667,050 achievement for its 2009 campaign. The announcement, unveiled at the 2009 Campaign Celebration on Wednesday, January 20, represents a 2.9% [...]