Archive for Category: "Helping Our Community"

Local 502 four-year donation total to Vancouver Children’s Hospital tops $126,000

Local 502 four-year donation total to Vancouver Children’s Hospital tops $126,000

For the fourth straight year, Local 502 members have raised funds for the British Columbia Children’s Hospital.; Local 502 members raised $41,502 which brings the four-year total to $126,

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ILWU locals raised over $70,000 for cancer research with “Walk the Coast” charity events

ILWU locals raised over $70,000 for cancer research with “Walk the Coast” charity events

This August “ILWU Walk the Coast” coordinated events in three ports and raised over $70,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

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Local 4 longshoreman helps save life of Vancouver police officer

Local 4 longshoreman helps save life of Vancouver police officer

A Vancouver, WA police officer is alive today thanks to the medical training and quick-thinking of ILWU Local 4 longshoreman James Bridger Jr

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ILWU members & friends volunteer to clean-up Oakland neighborhoods & build public support

ILWU members & friends volunteer to clean-up Oakland neighborhoods & build public support

Residents of Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood woke up Saturday morning, May 3rd, to find dozens of ILWU volunteers busy cleaning their streets

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Voice for working families

Voice for working families

In February, the Puget Sound District Council (PSDC) donated $1000 to public radio station KSVR-FM in Washington State’s Skagit Valley where the radio program, “We Do The Work,” is produced

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Giving is a holiday tradition for ILWU members

Giving is a holiday tradition for ILWU members

Year after year, up and down the coast, ILWU members, pensioners and auxiliary clubs organize toy drives and donate their time and money to local charity groups who are helping to brighten the holiday for those who have fallen on tough times.

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Golfing for a good cause

Golfing for a good cause

ILWU Locals 13, 63 and 94 joined forces once again to sponsor the 9th Annual ILWU Tri Party Golf Challenge on September 6-8.

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Second annual ILWU “Walk the Coast” events raise over $100,000 for cancer charities

Second annual ILWU “Walk the Coast” events raise over $100,000 for cancer charities

ILWU Walk the Coast is an ILWU, coastwise event dedicated to three principles – to raise awareness and funds for cancer charities, unite the union and work with the community

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ILWU ‘Walk the Coast ’was a Top 100 Fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand in 2012

ILWU ‘Walk the Coast ’was a Top 100 Fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand in 2012

Last year’s ILWU “Walk the Coast” event in Southern California raised $95,000 to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand(ALSF), a charity which fights childhood cancers

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Local 502 members donates generously to Surrey food bank

Local 502 members donates generously to Surrey food bank

British Columbia – Members from Local 502 made a generous donation to the Surrey Food Bank with a food donation of over 980 pounds and and $1600 . Their next fundraiser, for the Vancouver Children’s Hospital, also kicked off in March.  The yearly event raised $31,502 last year and every year they strive to reach a higher goal.  The [&hellip

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