Foundation Completes Successful Community Project Month

May was another successful Community Project Month for the Foundation. Twelve groups participated this year, raising $25,314 in directed donations for their projects. The Foundation added another $5,062 to this total. This is a 25% increase in donations over 2017. In addition we had 3 new groups participate in the program; the Orville Acres Arena Board, Pinawa Art 211 and Pinawa Cancer Care. The donations to each group were as follows:

The F. W. Gilbert Parent Advisory Council – “FWG Natural Playground Project”: $1,520.88

The Pinawa Secondary School Parent Advisory Council – “Outdoor Ed Fund”: $616.80

Pinawa Health Auxiliary – “2018 Hospital Wish List Project”: $3,545.16

Pinawa Public Library – “Digital Projector”: $2,688

Survivor’s Hope Crisis Inc. – “Improved Services for Eastern Manitoba”: $4,212

Pinawa Lions Club – “2018 Administration Project”: $4,196.40

Children’s Place Day-Care – “Improved Day Care Facility”: $205.26

Two Rivers Seniors – Hand Sanitizer: $741.60

Pinawa Youth Travel Group – “Costa Rica 2019”: $5,700

Orville Acres Arena Board: $3,966

Pinawa Art 211 – “Utility Sink with Clay Trap/Fittings”: $1,080

Pinawa Cancer Care – $1,904.70

It was heartwarming to have people make donations for projects that they felt were important. They wanted to contribute to help make them happen. It is community spirit at its finest.


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