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Pinawa Foundation and Acsion Continue Giving Challenge for Pinawa Club

Pinawa Foundation’s Drive through 2017 Campaign for the Pinawa Club Renewal Program  A 12 Month Giving Challenge For a full year starting December 15, 2016 the Pinawa Foundation is accepting donations to support the Pinawa Club’s renewal project. Your donation will be matched by: Acsion Industries ($1 for every $5 donated) up to a maximum [...]

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Pinawa Foundation Raises Funds for Walk-In Tub

The Pinawa Foundation is pleased to announce that they have collected the needed $32,000 for a new walk-in tub at the Ironwood Supportive Living Facility. Major contributors to the three-month campaign were the Pinawa Health Auxiliary, the Ironwood Corporation, Acsion Industries, MB Hydro’s Winnipeg River Generating Station staff, and 32 residents of Pinawa. The need [...]

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Pinawa Foundation Publishes Book on History of Whiteshell Laboratories

The Pinawa Foundation is pleased to announce that they have published their first book entitled “Whiteshell Laboratories – A Legacy to Nuclear Science and Engineering in Canada”. The book was written by the Whiteshell History Committee, made up of retired and current staff. “It is important for the Foundation to help document the history of [...]

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Philanthropy Day A Big Success – Thank-you Pinawa!

The Pinawa Foundation had a very successful Philanthropy Day – 2016 on November 19th. For 24 hours, each of the 54 community foundations in Manitoba had the opportunity to participate in the Endow Manitoba’s “24 Hour Giving Challenge”. If a community foundation could raise $10,000 in 24 hours, the Winnipeg Foundation would add an additional [...]

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2016 Philanthropy Day Challenge

Endow Manitoba Giving Challenge For one day only, November 19th, gifts made to the Pinawa Foundation’s unrestricted fund will be stretched by: Acsion Industries ($1 for every $1 donated) up to a maximum of $50,000. The Winnipeg Foundation ($2 for every $10 donated) up to a maximum of $2,000. This is a great opportunity for [...]

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October 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Community Project Month in Pinawa The first Community Project Month exceeded our expectations and we hope for an even better results in 2017. Six groups participated and the $10,000 that was designated for community projects was stretched an additional $2,000 from the Pinawa Foundation. Graduation 2016 Emma Barnett was the recipient of both [...]

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2016 Pinawa Foundation Annual General Meeting

The sixth AGM for the Pinawa Foundation was held June 7, 2016 in the LGD Council Chambers for our fiscal year ending December 2015. The Board is pleased to report that the 2015 year was a successful one for the Foundation. Our endowment funds grew by $100,000 thanks to the generosity of Pinawa residents and [...]

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April 2016 Newsletter

Happy New Year! 2015 was a successful year for the Pinawa Foundation. The Foundation has donated over $65,000 to local groups since 2010, including: Pinawa Secondary School Parent Advisory Committee LGD of Pinawa – Legacy Park, Arena Board, local fundraisers. Pinawa Community Multipurpose Facility Committee – Improvements at F.W. Gilbert School Pinawa Secondary School – [...]

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January 2016 Newsletter

The fall of 2015 was a very successful season for the Pinawa Foundation. The Thomas Sill Foundation Challenge The Challenge runs from March 2, 2015 to September 1, 2016. Pinawa surpassed our $50,000 goal on Philanthropy Day. It was very exciting to reach our goal in half the time given us for the challenge. The [...]

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Fall 2015 News

The fall of 2015 was a very successful season for the Pinawa Foundation. The Thomas Sill Foundation Challenge The Challenge runs from March 2, 2015 to September 1, 2016. Pinawa surpassed our $50,000 goal on Philanthropy Day. It was very exciting to reach our goal in half the time given us for the challenge. The [...]

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