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Welcome to Our 2021 Annual General Meeting

For the second year, the Board of Directors of the Pinawa Foundation has chosen to present our annual report through this post, rather than our usual lunchtime gathering. We are sorry that we can not answer your questions in person or have you join us to present funds to the various groups that participated in […]

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Ironwood Gardens – Recipient of Solo’s 2021 Greener Tomorrow Grant

The Ironwood Gardens has been awarded the 2021 Greener Tomorrow Grant from Solo Market for $4,426. The funds will be used for raised garden boxes and plantings for the grounds. The Ironwood Gardens opened September 2020 and this is the first garden project for the site. The Pinawa Foundation is pleased to have brought Solo’s […]

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Foundation’s Spring Newsletter

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Chris Saunders Named 2020 Volunteer of the Year

Community Futures Winnipeg River named the Pinawa Foundation’s Chairman Chris Saunders as the 2020 Volunteer of the Year. The following comes from Community Futures’ Annual Report: Chris was recognized as a dedicated volunteer and hard-working community supporter. He has made noticeable contributions to many projects, activities, and initiatives, all of which have made a positive […]

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Foundation Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

The Pinawa Foundation recently celebrated their 10th anniversary. Most people believe their community is special; usually because of the people or the setting or the clubs and special events that make their town a home. Pinawa is no exception.  The Pinawa Foundation was established in 2010 as a non-profit organization focused on supporting charities, groups, […]

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Thank-you Pinawa!

The Pinawa Foundation had a great Philanthropy Day in November. We collected $122,799 for our endowment fund, the most of any Foundation participating in Philanthropy Day in Manitoba. We are very proud to be part of such a wonderful community.

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Fence at Ironwood Gardens

The Pinawa Foundation partnered with Endow Manitoba and the Manitoba 150 Host Committee to provide a grant of $16,000 to help fund a new fence as part of the planned garden development for the Ironwood Gardens Elder’s Home.  The Ironwood has now completed fencing.  Those of you who know Pinawa, know we have lots of […]

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Pinawa Foundation Distributes Additional Funds to Help with Covid Expenses

The Pinawa Foundation, in partnership with the Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), has completed Round 2 of our program to distribute funds to assist local groups with Covid-related expenses. “We would again like to thank the CFC, the LGD of Pinawa, and Employment and Social Development Canada for all of their assistance” said Chris Saunders, […]

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Pinawa Foundation part of Round 2 of Emergency Community Support Program

The Pinawa Foundation today announced it will again be partnering with the Community Foundations of Canada to support local groups responding to COVID-19, funded through the Government of Canada’s $350 M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). Through the ECSF, first launched last May, the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada and United Way Centraide Canada have all played a […]

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Foundation Awards Scholarship

Congratulations to Sophie Long, recipient of the Pinawa Foundation Citizenship Scholarship ($1,500). The Pinawa Foundation Citizen Scholarship goes to a student who has demonstrated an active interest in the school community as well as the community beyond the walls of PSS. The student is an outstanding example of a volunteer model who gives back to […]

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