Posts Tagged ‘United Way’

  • Still time to support United Way

    Jan 7, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    With about a week remaining in the annual United Way of Chatham-Kent (OWOCK) fundraising campaign, organizers report they are just a few percentage points away from their target of $1.5 million. These are the funds that are reinvested back into the community...

  • Home builders help out

    Jan 2, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Members of the Chatham-Kent Home Builders Association came together just before Christmas to donate $18,000 to the United Way. Reach Out Chatham-Kent, The Sandwich Guys and The United Way of Chatham-Kent’s Winter Warmth program are receiving help to...

  • Locked Up garners $10K

    Nov 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    “Officers” Bill Myers, Ryan Rusnak, and Ken Bechard look after their “prisoner” Tricia Weese on Saturday as part of the Locked Up fundraiser event for the United Way, which took place at Sons of Kent. The event raised $10,000, and...

  • It’s Lock-Up time

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Community members, get ready as United Way of Chatham-Kent is gearing up for this year’s Lock-Up event. In partnership with CKXS, people can listen or stop by Sons of Kent on Saturday November 9th as eight people (and growing) will be arrested and...

  • Plethora of pumpkins

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    One-of-a-kind creatively decorated jack-o’-lantern submissions from the community were on display for purchase during the Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre’s 4th Annual Great Pumpkin Event held at the United Way of Chatham-Kent on Oct. 29. With...

  • Sell your home, help the United Way

    Oct 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    In a new fundraising twist, one lucky person will be able to sell their home this fall, help support the United Way, and get a nice-sized charitable tax receipt in the process. The Advanced Realty team, which is collectively chairing the United Way of...

  • Teamwork approach

    Sep 11, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    For years, the United Way of Chatham-Kent’s annual fundraising campaigns were led by one or two people; chairs and co-chairs. That’s a great deal of work, leading the way to raise $1.5 to more than $2 million dollars each year. The chairs attend countless...

  • Advanced team to lead UWay campaign

    Sep 11, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    What’s it going to take? Teamwork. That’s the case with this year’s $1.5-million United Way of Chatham-Kent (UWOCK) fundraising campaign, as the team at Advanced Realty will collectively “chair” the effort. Tom Slager, director of donor donations...

  • Speakeasy gala set for Sept. 14

    Sep 3, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    It’s been six years, but the United Way of Chatham-Kent (UWOCK)is bringing back its fall gala. With a nod to Chatham-Kent’s rum running history, UWOCK will send guests back in time with a speakeasy-themed fundraiser gala as they team up with Gentry...

  • Tough goodbye for Block Parents board, volunteers

    Jul 31, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    It was with a stiff upper lip, the board, staff and volunteers of the 40-year-old Block Parent Program of Chatham-Kent held their last board meeting to wrap up business and look back over all they accomplished. Held at Rossini’s Restaurant recently, the...