2013 North Thompson INVESTMENT Report Money raised through a United Way campaign stays in the community that it was raised in. Members of the Community Impact Council – all volunteers, make the decision of where to invest the funds.
All that kids can be Organization: Clearwater Secondary School where the funding is going: Healthy Living Coordinator
safe and engaging programs were offered for youth in a 10 month period
The HEALTHY LIVING COORDINATOR coordinates services and programs for youth and seniors in the community. United Way funding increased the Healthy Living Coordinator’s hours to allow for lunch and after school programming keeping kids and adults in Clearwater active. Funding also goes towards youth who are facing barriers to participate in team sports.
Organization: Big Brothers, Big Sisters where the funding is going: In-School Mentoring
of little buddies showed improved literacy skills
The IN-SCHOOL MENTORING PROGRAM provides students grades K–7 with a role model and a friend to talk to and share experiences with. Children who spend time with a mentor gain confidence, acquire new skills and competencies and develop an enhanced capacity to care for others. This program has been shown to dramatically increase attendance and social interaction in school.
Percentage of total investments which support All that kids can be
2013 North Thompson INVESTMENT Report
Healthy people, strong communities Organization: Yellowhead Community Services where the funding is going: Dutch Lake Community Centre
programs and services will be offered out of the Community Centre
Through a partnership between the District of Clearwater and Yellowhead Community Services the DUTCH LAKE COMMUNITY CENTRE will serve as a community hub in Clearwater. It will be a dedicated community space offering programming for youth, seniors and families where they can connect, learn together, form new friendships, and feel a part of the community.
Percentage of total investments which support Healthy people, strong communities
Published on Jul 19, 2013