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Our Actions - 2014

Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba's Christmas for Kids Campaign

December 18, 2014

As part of an annual fundraiser in support of the organization, Manitoba Blue Cross employees raised over $3,300 for the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. Through an iPad raffle and general employee donations, staff was able to raise enough money to help spread a little cheer to the children at the hospital over the holiday season.

United Way's Day of Caring

November 29, 2014

Manitoba Blue Cross staff participated in the Rudolph Red Tag Christmas Sale on November 29, hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg. Employees donated 11 boxes worth of items to the event, which were then put up for 'sale' as Christmas gifts for Little Sisters and Little Brothers to buy for their parents at child-friendly prices. Staff helped out at the event which included a gift-wrapping table and craft station, bringing the holiday spirit to all.

United Way Campaign

September 2014

With over 87 per cent staff engagement in the United Way's 2014 fundraising campaign, Manitoba Blue Cross employees once again showed their generosity and great sense of community. Over the week of September 22 - 26, employees joined forces to personally raise over $37,000 towards the campaign. Following a matching contribution by Manitoba Blue Cross, a grand total of nearly $75,000 was donated to the United Way of Winnipeg. The campaign ended on a high note with Manitoba Blue Cross being recognized as the United Way Workplace of the Week.

Omand's Creek Clean-Up

May 31, 2014

In an effort to support our community, Manitoba Blue Cross employees participated in the Omand's Creek Clean Up this weekend — a community initiative to help keep Omand's Creek a beautiful nature area for all to enjoy.

Blues Paddlers hold fundraising event for CancerCare Manitoba and Children's Hospital

May 9, 2014

Manitoba Blue Cross employees supported their fellow employees at the Blue Paddlers fundraising event this evening, raising $4,151.28 for CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba!

Blue Cross Walkers lace up for the MS Walk

May 4, 2014

Our Blue Cross Walkers laced up for the MS Walk today to show families in our community that they do not have to face MS alone. The Walkers raised a total of $3,037.00, including corporate contribution.

Manitoba Blue Cross employees support Safe Workers of Tomorrow

April 28, 2014

In honour of workers who have been killed or injured on the job, Manitoba Blue Cross employees filled donations jars today to support Safe Workers of Tomorrow, a registered nonprofit charity that educates young workers about workplace safety issues and prevention.

Manitoba Blue Cross employees show their generosity

January 1, 2014

Our Manitoba Blue Cross Casual for a Cause Committee did a wonderful job this past year, engaging their fellow employees in fundraising for a variety of charitable organizations. This 2013, employees donated a total of $15,798.60, bringing the committee's grand total to over $182,000 since its 1994 inception.