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Youth Futures Education Fund receives $20,000 of Paper Excellence’s $50,000 United Way donation

For Immediate Release:

[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence introduced at this time a $50,000 donation to United Way, $20,000 of which is being awarded to the Youth Futures Education Fund.

Youth Futures Education Fund gives low-barrier entry to funds to assist dwelling bills to youth who’ve aged out of the foster care system and are attending a post-secondary establishment on a tuition waiver. The Fund is guided by an Advisory Committee, held on the Vancouver Foundation, and is run by United Way British Columbia.

“Former youth in care have proven willpower, resiliency, and energy on the subject of pursuing post-secondary training. To assist them share their information, life expertise and expertise with our communities, additionally they want monetary assist,” mentioned Mike McKnight, President & CEO, United Way British Columbia. “United Way is proud to be half of the Youth Futures Education Fund, a novel partnership working to make sure all younger folks have entry to post-secondary training for a vibrant future for all.”

“In Paper Excellence’s Mission Statement, it states that we are going to enhance the well-being of the communities during which we function,” mentioned Graham Kissack, Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety and Corporate Communications. “We consider that supporting younger folks throughout such an necessary second of their lives—transitioning out of the foster care system and into post-secondary training—will make an enduring affect each for these younger folks and our neighborhood as a complete.”

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Paper Excellence, headquartered in British Columbia, is a diversified producer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers. The firm operates seven mills and a large-scale cargo distribution centre in Canada producing and delivery over 2.8 million tonnes yearly with a workforce of greater than 2,800. Paper Excellence is poised to proceed to develop with its technique of operational excellence and high-quality, cost-effective merchandise.

About Youth Futures Education Fund
The Youth Futures Education Fund was collaboratively established by: Coast Capital, The Province of British Columbia, and the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth. The Youth Futures Education Fund is guided by an Advisory Committee, held on the Vancouver Foundation and is run by United Way British Columbia – working with communities in BC’s Interior, Lower Mainland and Central & Northern Vancouver Island. Youth Futures Education Fund – Helping youth obtain their potential

About United Way British Columbia – working with communities in BC’s Interior, Lower Mainland and Central & Northern Vancouver Island
United Way helps wholesome, caring and inclusive communities by strengthening very important connections that assist folks in want. Representing the six areas of Central and Northern Vancouver Island, East Kootenay, Lower Mainland, Southern Interior, Thompson Nicola Cariboo, and Trail and District, our group serves a inhabitants of greater than 4 million folks, with a deal with youngsters and youth, seniors, poverty, psychological well being and meals safety. https://uwbc.ca/

Media Contacts: 

Graham Kissack, Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety and Corporate Communications | [email protected] | Mobile: 250-732-7991

Pinder Rehal, Senior Communications Specialist | [email protected] | Direct: 604.969.8637

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