Tag Archives: Charity

Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

Children’s Hospital Foundation Lands $40K Police Donation

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George Van Mackelbergh, WPA vice-president; Abigail Stewart, CHF Champion Child; Moe Sabourin, president, Winnipeg Police Association; Gary Rozak, acting president and CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba during a cheque presentation on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (HANDOUT)

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba received a giant cheque Tuesday from the Winnipeg Police Association.

The WPA donated $40,000 as raised from the WPA Charity Ball last April.

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Construction in Full Force on Siloam Mission’s Shelter Expansion

Construction in Full Force on Siloam Mission’s Shelter Expansion

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The future site of the Buhler Centre, part of Siloam Mission’s expanded homeless shelter. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Backhoes are in the ground to make room for Siloam Mission‘s expanded two-storey shelter.

The $19 million capital campaign, Make Room In Your Heart, will eventually lead to more of Winnipeg’s homeless population be reintegrated into housing.

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Lowe’s to Make Donation to Easter Seals at Manitoba Opening

Lowe’s to Make Donation to Easter Seals at Manitoba Opening

By David Klassen

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This March 25, 2014, file photo, shows a Lowe’s store in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

American home improvement giant Lowe’s will make a $5,000 grant to a local community organization at the opening of its first Manitoba store in Winnipeg next week.

The grant to the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Foundation/Easter Seals Manitoba will support sports, recreation, social and leisure activities for children and adults with disabilities.

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Fundraising Efforts Underway for WPS Half Marathon

Fundraising Efforts Underway for WPS Half Marathon

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Runners along the Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon route on Sunday, May 7, 2017. (@WPGPOLICE / TWITTER)

Registration and fundraising efforts are open for the upcoming Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon.

The Canadian Cancer Society will benefit from the 14th annual event to be held May 6.

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Winnipeg Jets’ Wives, Girlfriends Selling ‘Love Struck Pucks’

Winnipeg Jets’ Wives, Girlfriends Selling ‘Love Struck Pucks’

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A new initiative by the Winnipeg Jets‘ wives and girlfriends will benefit Project 11 on February 13.

“Love Struck Pucks” will be sold for $25 each during the Jets vs. Washington Capitals game. The sale of 1,000 custom designed pucks signed by Jets players will support #HockeyTalks month, a national public awareness campaign for Canadian NHL teams designed to encourage conversations about mental health.

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Ironman Bonspiel Raises $10K for Heart and Stroke Foundation

Ironman Bonspiel Raises $10K for Heart and Stroke Foundation

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The Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel raises funds annually for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (BRITTANY WALL PHOTO)
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The 2018 Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel Champions “I Swept With Your Wife.” (FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG — A weekend curling tournament on the frozen Red and Assiniboine rivers near The Forks raised $10,982 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The 2018 Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel crowned team champions “I Swept With Your Wife,” led by Skip Brent Farguson with third Jack Lavalle, second Glen Henderson and lead Brian Melville.

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Manitoba Mental Health Advocate Receives $150K Donation

Manitoba Mental Health Advocate Receives $150K Donation

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Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin (OPK) receives a $150,000 donation from Bell Let’s Talk during a presentation in Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. (WINNIPEG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)

WINNIPEG — An organization dedicated to working with Indigenous youth and adults reenter society after stints in provincial or federal institutions has received $150,000 for their efforts.

Bell Let’s Talk made the donation to Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin (OPK) on Wednesday, helping to expand mental health services that encourage healing and resiliency through programs to develop life skills.

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Manitoba Dog Rescue Receives $20K for Spay and Neuter Efforts on First Nation

Manitoba Dog Rescue Receives $20K for Spay and Neuter Efforts on First Nation

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Asha, an injured German shepherd pup, is one of the animals previously cared for by the charity. (MANITOBA UNDERDOGS RESCUE / HANDOUT)

An organization who rescues, rehabilitates and cares for dogs in the province has received a $20,000 grant to perform spay and neuter procedures in central Manitoba.

The grant to Manitoba Underdogs Rescue from PetSmart Charities of Canada will see surgeries made possible in Chemawawin Cree Nation near Easterville.

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