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United Way of Thunder Bay - News & Events - News - Wasaya - United Way Plane Pull Raised $15,126!!

Wasaya - United Way Plane Pull Raised $15,126!!

In support of The United Way of Thunder Bay and Aboriginal Youth Achievement and Recognition Awards

On October 1st, participating teams of 6-8 individuals raced to pull a Goldcorp Dash 8 300 (a 26,327 lb plane) for a total distance of 50 feet in the fastest time to win!

Thank you to everyone who was involved with this event, including our dedicated volunteers, all the team support in participating and fundraising, and all our sponsors! 

It turned out to be a beautiful day and everyone had a ton of fun! 

The Wasaya - United Way Plane Pull raised an incredible $15,126.00!

Prizes were awarded for:

Plane Pull Champion Team - Winning A Celebratory Dinner out at Daytona's for your whole team and a guest!! 
Top Fundraising Team
Best Dressed Team
Most Spirited Team

This event is proudly sponsored by: BellGoldcorp Musselwhite MineMagic 99.9 & Country 105Fox On the RunThunder Bay International Airports Authority and Maverick Entertainment

Below are some team photos from the event:

Plane Crazy Girls won Most Spirited Team:

Tacky Tourists won Best Dressed Team:

Wheat Heads won Top Fundraising Team with an amazing $4,236!!

The Plane Yankers won 3rd place:

Wheat Heads won 2nd Place:

and the winning 1st Place Team was - The Eeman Brothers!! 

United Way of Thunder Bay is leading the way to a better community by improving the quality of life for all local people. By collaborating with community partners, we are leading the way to addressing social issues in our community and investing in three critical areas: Poverty, Kids and Strong Communities. Donations to the United Way are strategically invested across Thunder Bay to many vital programs and initiatives in these areas, creating a social safety net that works to achieve lasting change for our neighbours, families and friends.

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