Busy Summer 2014

The Pinawa Foundation had an active and productive summer.


  • Pinawa Hospital – Pinawa Cares Campaign – PICC (Peripherally Inserted Central Cather) Line – raised $20,000 of the $62,000 needed to purchase the ultrasound equipment. The equipment is ordered and training has been completed. Whiteshell Cross-Country Ski Club –Snowmobile Replacement Campaign 2014 to replace aging snowmobiles for trail grooming and track setting.
  • The Pinawa Secondary School Parent Advisory Council’s “Score Board Campaign” has run over the summer. The $6000 raised included a $4000 grant from the Canada Post Foundation for youth sports.
  • FWG Multipurpose Facility Campaign continues to run through to December. Funds generated year to date for 2014 are $4700.
  • Starting October 1 the Pinawa Christmas Hamper Campaign begins. Donations may be made to the Pinawa Foundation and tax receipts will be issued for amounts over $25. Please remember to include a note that the donation is to be used for the “Pinawa Christmas Hamper Campaign 2014”

Named Funds

  • Pinawa Public Library Endowment Fund was established in July 2014. It is our first community organization named fund. The Board is happy to welcome them to our group of endowment funds which include an Education Fund (scholarships), Health Fund, Senior Fund, the R.T. Draybk Fund and the General Fund (all purpose).


  • 12 Founding members (donations over $1000)
  • 18 Life members (donations over $100)


  • Hannah Voth recipient of the second Gladys Guthrie Memorial Scholarship for nursing of $1500
  • Shannon Gibson recipient of the Pinawa Foundation Citizenship Scholarship of $500

Donations received

  • From the United Way
  • Terraycyle (Tassimo recycling at the Pinawa Public Library)
  • Individuals from our community
  • Canada Post Community Foundation

Designated Donations from the Community to the Community through the Foundation

  • Friends of the Ironwood Trail receives $1525 for signage of French and Furey Island
  • Pinawa Lions Club receives $570 for the Elna Grant Pavilion.
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