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The TOUTON SLIDER Drive-Thru is Back!

Posted: October 13th, 2017 in United Way 2016

That's right, United Way NL is bringing the Touton Slider back! Join us on October 26th for a delicious touton slider, prepared with love and served up with a side of beans and a freshly brewed coffee!  Get your tickets by clicking here, before they're gone!Thanks to our community partners for your help with this initiative!  George Street United Way Church/Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach CentreColeman'sMcDonald's Restaurants (Topsail Road & Kenmount Road locations)Maple Leaf Foods (NL Sales)Costco

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Sales are now CLOSED! Win a Chance to "COME FROM AWAY"!

Posted: July 14th, 2017 in United Way 2016

United Way Newfoundland and Labrador wants to give you a chance to win an all inclusive  trip to New York to see Broadway's new hit musical "Come From Away" on November 18, 2017 !! This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town (Gander) that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE! Winner of this all inclusive trip will receive... 2 Round Trip [...]

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Day of Caring 2017

Posted: May 4th, 2017 in United Way 2016

  Day of Caring 2017 is just around the corner and we are looking for charities and volunteers! This year's event will take place on Thursday, June 8th! If you're with a community group in need of some TLC after a long winter, check out our events page and register for our 2017 Day of Caring, today. Our volunteers can help out with a variety of projects including painting, construction, gardening, filing, grounds cleanup, and whatever else you need help with. If you're with a workplace with an interest in giving back to your community, and are looking for a team building experience this [...]

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2017 Community Fund Timing

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in United Way 2016

March 15: Applications Due, March 16-31: Internal Processing of Applications,  April 3-21: Review of Applications, April 24-28: Community Investment Meetings, May 4-9: Notifications to Applicants 

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Funding Application Deadline

Posted: March 15th, 2017 in United Way 2016

Today is the FINAL day to submit your applications for funding! PLEASE NOTE: We will be sending a confirmation email to acknowledge receipt of your application. However, due to the volume of applications we're receiving, we are unable to confirm them as they come in. If your application has been received, you should receive the confirmation email by Thursday, March 23rd. If you do not hear from us at that time, please call us at 753-8288. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Who can apply? Any registered [...]

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Now Accepting Funding Applications for 2017

Posted: February 16th, 2017 in United Way 2016

The time you've all been waiting for has arrived. Today, we officially launch our call for applications for our 2017 Community Fund! After fundraising with dozens of workplaces and government departments throughout 2016, we are ready to distribute our Community Fund dollars to charitable groups operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is a province-wide, open call, to all charities seeking funding support for specific programs and services slated for 2017.   Who can apply? Any registered charitable organization operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. Download the Application Guide to [...]

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United Way Now Accepting Grant Applications

Posted: February 10th, 2017 in United Way 2016

The time you've all been waiting for has arrived. Today, we officially launch our call for applications for our 2017 Community Fund! After fundraising with dozens of workplaces and government departments throughout 2016, we are ready to distribute our Community Fund dollars to charitable groups operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is a province-wide, open call, to all charities seeking funding support for specific programs and services slated for 2017.   Who can apply? Any registered charitable organization operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. Download the Application Guide [...]

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A Recap of Stuff-a-Sock 2016

Posted: January 10th, 2017 in United Way 2016

  That's all folks! Stuff-a-Sock 2016 has finally come to a close. In total, 2030 stockings were distributed across the province to 50 different community groups. For a full recap on the event including photos and listings of donors, volunteers and recipient charities, check our latest blog post.   In the meantime, check out this handy graphic that represents where the stcokings went:  

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Stuff-a-Sock Call for Donations

Posted: November 4th, 2016 in United Way 2016

For the past 8 years, United Way has teamed up with charities and workplaces across the province to coordinate its annual Stuff-a-Sock Campaign. Last year with the help of our wonderful sponsors, workplace partners, community groups and the general public, we distributed over 2000 stockings to vulnerable adults acorss Newfoundland and Labrador. This year requests have increased once again to over 2600 stockings. Requests have been received from community groups in Bay Roberts, Bird Cove, Cartwright, Charlottetown/Pinsent's Arm, Clarenville, Corner Brook, Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor, Happy [...]

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Stuff-a-Sock notice to Community Groups

Posted: October 21st, 2016 in United Way 2016

For the past 8 years, United Way has teamed up with charities across the province to coordinate its annual Stuff-a-Sock Campaign. Targeted toward vulnerable adults, the campaign provides basic necessities, as well as a measure of comfort during the holiday season. We are currently inviting requests from community groups interested in distributing stockings to isolated adults in their area. If you would like to distribute stockings, please forward along the following information: Community Group Name & Full Address Contact Name, Email & Phone Number Number of socks required divided [...]

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Touton Slider Drive Thru Breakfast

Posted: August 30th, 2016 in United Way 2016

  That's right, United Way NL is hosting the first of its kind, Touton Slider Drive Thru! Join us on September 22nd for a delicious touton slider, prepared with love and served up with a side of beans and a freshly brewed coffee! Get your tickets today, before they're gone!          

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$500,000 in Community Fund Grants Awarded!

Posted: June 16th, 2016 in United Way 2016

United Way Newfoundland and Labrador distributed $500,000 to 52 community organizations this morning during its Community Fund Distribution Event. In total, 53 projects and programs from across the province received funding. Individuals representing nearly 40 of the 52 recipient agencies gathered at the Choices for Youth Outreach Centre (12-16 Carter’s Hill Place) at 10:00am to celebrate with United Way, the disbursement of Community Fund dollars, raised during the 2015 Workplace Campaign. Representatives from the top ten contributing companies as well as individuals from United Way’s [...]

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Join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!!

Posted: May 31st, 2016 in United Way 2016

  Win $10,000 for United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador!! For every dollar you donate in the month of June, United Way earns an entry to win the grand prize!! $10,000 would enable us to give grants to multiple charities across Newfoundland and Labrador. Join the Great Canadian Giving Challenge today and jump start our 2016 fundraising campaign: Donate Now!  

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Applications Available for Day of Caring 2016

Posted: May 4th, 2016 in United Way 2016

For the last 5 years, United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador has brought together hundreds of volunteers from partnering workplaces with dozens of charities to take part in one super-charged day of volunteering. This year, our 6th annual event is scheduled for Thursday, June 9th. The Annual Day of Caring® will start with a sit-down breakfast sponsored by Atlantic Lottery where volunteers will enjoy a full breakfast before heading to their respective projects. Volunteer teams will be matched with their projects in advance of the breakfast and will be provided necessary tools and equipment [...]

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United Way Announces 2015 Campaign Totals

Posted: April 13th, 2016 in United Way 2016

On April 6th, during an evening of celebration, United Way Newfoundland and Labrador publicly revealed its fundraised totals for its 2015 workplace campaign. Joined by contributing workplaces, volunteers and community groups funded by last year’s totals, United Way NL announced an achievement of $1,131,009!At the event, awards were handed out to recognize specific organizations and individuals who were key to ensuring another successful campaign. Awards were distributed as follows: Awards Star of the Way for Dollars Raised: ExxonMobil Canada This award recognizes the workplace that has [...]

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Community Fund Application Process now CLOSED! Thank you!!

Posted: March 10th, 2016 in United Way 2016

Today is the last day for NL charities to request funding from United Way. After fundraising with dozens of workplaces and government departments throughout 2015, we are ready to distribute our Community Fund dollars to charitable groups operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is a province-wide, open call, to all charities seeking funding support for specific programs and services slated for 2016.   Who can apply? Any registered charitable organization operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. Download the Application Guide to determine your eligibility.   How do I [...]

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Funding Deadline TOMORROW!!!

Posted: March 3rd, 2016 in United Way 2016

There is JUST ONE DAY remaining for NL charities to request funding from United Way. After fundraising with dozens of workplaces and government departments throughout 2015, we are ready to distribute our Community Fund dollars to charitable groups operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. This is a province-wide, open call, to all charities seeking funding support for specific programs and services slated for 2016.   Who can apply? Any registered charitable organization operating in Newfoundland and Labrador. Download the Application Guide to determine your eligibility.   How [...]

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United Way receives $100,000 donation!

Posted: February 5th, 2016 in United Way 2016

On February 4, 2016, Geoff Parker, Hebron Senior Project Manager presented a cheque for $100,000 to United Way Newfoundland and Labrador to recognize safety achievements of the Hebron Topsides team at its various work sites.

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