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  • Thank You for Your Support this 2012 Campaign

    Thank You for Your Support this 2012 Campaign

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    On February 7, 2013, the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton celebrated United Way’s 85 years serving the community, the closing of the 2012 Campaign and the Spirit of Community Awards. 2012 was a year of milestones for the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton. Imagine Canada launched its new Standards Program to […]

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  • Kicks for Kids

    Kicks for Kids

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    Kicker Luca Congi from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, in partnership with the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton spent Saturday, January 12 shopping for new shoes for over 120 of Hamilton’s inner-city youth as part of the Kicks for Kids program, presented by Carmen’s. Kicks For Kids is a community initiative that raises money with […]

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  • U.S. Steel Canada Presents Corporate Gift to United Way

    U.S. Steel Canada Presents Corporate Gift to United Way

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    U.S. Steel Canada presented their corporate gift of $100,000 to United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton on January 16, 2013. With their generous support, the United Way is even closer to meeting this years campaign goal. From left to right: Lesley Allison, United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton Director of Annual Campaign, Jason Grbavac, […]

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  • Hamilton Burlington Society of Architects “Celebrate 2012″

    Hamilton Burlington Society of Architects “Celebrate 2012″

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    Emeritus Architect Anthony Butler presented a cheque for $7,000.00 to Lesley Allison of United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton which represents funds raised by the Hamilton Burlington Society of Architects at their recent event “Celebrate 2012″.  The event was held on November 29th at Spencer’s in Burlington and honoured local retired and life members […]

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  • Celebrity Gift Wrapping Event

    Celebrity Gift Wrapping Event

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    On Thursday, December 13 at the Burlington Mall, local celebrities were on hand at the United Way gift wrapping booth to meet, greet and wrap gifts! Holiday shoppers happily donated to the United Way to have their gifts wrapped by Hamilton Tiger-Cat players, Olympic medallist Diana Matheson, Sunni Genesco from K-Lite fm, Melissa Forsyth from KX 94.7 […]

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  • The 2012 Campaign Loaned Associates

    The 2012 Campaign Loaned Associates

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    And fantastic ones at that!    Dan Sporbeck, ArcelorMittal DofascoCathi Lacey, City of BurlingtonSeema Mehta, UPS-SCSBrian Dickson, RBC        

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  • An Interview with a Loaned Associate

    An Interview with a Loaned Associate

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    I sat down to interview one of our Loaned Associates to discuss his experience working with the United Way and what it has meant to him. For some background information on the Loaned Associate program, click here. Tell us a bit about yourself. Name, occupation… Brian Dickson, live in Burlington with my wife, 2 young […]

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  • A fun approach to a workplace campaign

    A fun approach to a workplace campaign

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    Hamilton Family Health Team has taken a unique, and rather fun approach onto their workplace campaign this year. This year, they are hosting a Survivor-like set of challenges.  Named Survivor 10 George, staff has formed three tribes and are competing in weekly challenges.  Last week they held a stair climbing challenge and climbed a total […]

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  • Union Gas Gives Back

    Union Gas Gives Back

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    UNION GAS GIVES BACK TO BURLINGTON & GREATER HAMILTON  THOUGH RECORD-BREAKING UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN      An annual employee fundraising campaign at Union Gas has raised more than $25,455, the largest donation to United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton in the company’s 100-year history. “I continue to be inspired by the enthusiasm and generosity […]

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  • One of United Way’s Youngest Donors

    One of United Way’s Youngest Donors

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    Grade 1 student, Brooke Lockhart is one of United Way’s youngest donors. Brooke has been doing extra chores and keeping her room clean to earn extra money. The extra money was not so Brooke could buy something for herself, instead, she wanted to use it to help other people.  Her mother Jennifer is a Committee […]

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