2017 UPS and United Way Plane Pull

2017 UPS and United Way Plane Pull

About This Campaign

Join us in making the impossible, possible. By pulling together, we can help kids, families and seniors in our community.

At the UPS Plane Pull for United Way, each team will test its strength by pulling a Boeing 757 jet across the tarmac at Vancouver International Airport. That’s over 127,000 lbs!

Each team must have at least 15 members and raise $750 to participate. All dollars raised support United Way’s programs that make life better for kids, families and seniors across the Lower Mainland.

Learn more about United Way’s work at www.uwlm.ca

Event schedule: (please note exact times are subject to change):

11am-12pm Registration, Plane tours, welcome and official launch of Plane Pull
12pm-1:30pm First Plane Pulling session and Kid's Plane Pulls
2pm-3:30pm Second Plane Pulling session and Kid's Plane Pulls
3:30pm-4pm Event wrap up, winners announced, fundraising totals announced

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 5960 Ferguson
  • Richmond, BC
  • V7B 1M6, Canada
  • Time:
  • Jun 25, 2017 11:00 am to
  • Jun 25, 2017 04:00 pm

Title Sponsor

Kid's Plane Pull Sponsor

Fitness team sponsor

United Way of the Lower Mainland

Campaign to Support United Way of the Lower Mainland

United Way has been helping people in the Lower Mainland for over 86 years. United Way funds 146 local organizations that provide over 318 programs and services in 26 communities in the Lower Mainland.  With your help, United Way puts together the right resources and people to move  families from poverty to possibility, help kids be all they can be, and build strong communities for all. 

Fundraising Participant Personal Goal Amount Raised
Michael McKnight
Michael McKnight
45245
$452.45 of $250 (180%)
45245
$452.45
Rocky Sethi
Rocky Sethi
20000
$200 of $500 (40%)
20000
$200
Jens Hertha
Jens Hertha
15000
$150 of $100 (150%)
15000
$150
Scott Smith
Scott Smith
12639
$126.39 of $500 (25%)
12639
$126.39
Harpreet Sandhu
Harpreet Sandhu
10564
$105.64 of $500 (21%)
10564
$105.64
Theresa Scott
Theresa Scott
10459
$104.59 of $500 (20%)
10459
$104.59
Janice Sameshima
Janice Sameshima
10245
$102.45 of $100 (102%)
10245
$102.45
Peter Goldberg
Peter Goldberg
10000
$100 of $100 (100%)
10000
$100
Shirley Quinn
Shirley Quinn
10000
$100 of $500 (20%)
10000
$100
Alina Yukhymets
Alina Yukhymets
8639
$86.39 of $500 (17%)
8639
$86.39
Debra Harris
Debra Harris
N/A
7500
$75
Ivy Zhang
Ivy Zhang
5000
$50 of $50 (100%)
5000
$50
Alan Sun
Alan Sun
5000
$50 of $50 (100%)
5000
$50
Vanessa Janzen
Vanessa Janzen
3500
$35 of $100 (35%)
3500
$35
Elaine Cho
Elaine Cho
2500
$25 of $25 (100%)
2500
$25
Olga Nepogodina
Olga Nepogodina
N/A
2500
$25
CHENG HU
CHENG HU
2500
$25 of $100 (25%)
2500
$25
Dave Rockliff
Dave Rockliff
2000
$20 of $60 (33%)
2000
$20
Grace Kim
Grace Kim
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Kelly Esteves
Kelly Esteves
0
$0 of $250 (0%)
0
$0
Denisa Orlandea
Denisa Orlandea
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Alyssa D'Lima
Alyssa D'Lima
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Abid Shivji
Abid Shivji
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Anthony Cohen
Anthony Cohen
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Viola Kaminski
Viola Kaminski
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Wyman Chin
Wyman Chin
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Dominic Lee
Dominic Lee
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Matthew Vaughan
Matthew Vaughan
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Natalie Hill
Natalie Hill
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Derek Chen
Derek Chen
0
$0 of $20 (0%)
0
$0
Richard Kuebler
Richard Kuebler
0
$0 of $20 (0%)
0
$0
Natasha Krotez
Natasha Krotez
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Shervin E
Shervin E
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Jazmin Rodriguez
Jazmin Rodriguez
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Craig Penman
Craig Penman
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Garrison Stewart
Garrison Stewart
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Nikki Hill
Nikki Hill
0
$0 of $250 (0%)
0
$0
Carlos Sorensen
Carlos Sorensen
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Grant McTaggart
Grant McTaggart
N/A
0
$0
Adam Butz
Adam Butz
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Franz Moraw
Franz Moraw
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Hamed Ettefagh
Hamed Ettefagh
N/A
0
$0
Brenda Aynsley
Brenda Aynsley
0
$0 of $250 (0%)
0
$0
Kris Gibson
Kris Gibson
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Sara Hoshooley
Sara Hoshooley
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
Marion Galinski
Marion Galinski
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
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Fundraising Teams

Sauder Sky Riders 2

$1,175.98 raised (156%)
9
Participants

United Way Plane Pullers!

We are United Way staff and volunteers Pulling for our community!

$554.9 raised (22%)
6
Participants

Steveston Mens Support Group

“Discussing Steveston and pulling planes, one beer at a time”. We provide a supportive and positive environment for the Men of Steveston to enjoy beer and discussion, unfettered by the stresses of everyday life.

$450 raised (45%)
6
Participants

Team Aimia

$204.59 raised (13%)
1
Participant

Pacific Blue Cross

$146.39 raised (9%)
4
Participants

TD Canada Trust Pacific GenNext Committee

We are the TD Canada Trust Pacific GenNext Committee

$105.64 raised (7%)
3
Participants

NRC Brain Power

As an organization of the Government of Canada, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) participates in the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC), an annual fundraising campaign among federal employees to help raise money for Canadian registered charities in o...

$75 raised (7%)
2
Participants

YWCA Metro Vancouver

Since its inception in 1897, YWCA Metro Vancouver has worked tirelessly to achieve women's equality. Today, we are one of Metro Vancouver's largest and most diversified non-profit organizations. Our holistic, integrated programs and services help lift women and families out of poverty, ...

$35 raised (3%)
5
Participants

BCAA

$0 raised (0%)
1
Participant

UPS Fraser Valley

$0 raised (0%)
1
Participant

MT Superheroes of Change

$0
raised
0
Participants

WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, ...

$0 raised (0%)
0
Participants

AECOM Water Power

$0 raised (0%)
0
Participants

Coastal - TEAM Ailene

$0 raised (0%)
1
Participant

Teekay!

$0 raised (0%)
3
Participants

United Way Campaign Cabinet and Board

$0 raised (0%)
3
Participants

It’s back and bigger than ever: the 4th Annual UPS Plane Pull for United Way!

On June 25, 2017, join us in making the impossible,possible. By pulling together, we can help vulnerable kids, families and seniors in our community.

At the UPS Plane Pull for United Way each team will test its strength pulling a Boeing 757 jet across the tarmac at Vancouver International Airport. That’s over 120,000 lbs!

Each team must have at least 15 members and raise $750 to participate.

All dollars raised support United Way’s programs that make life better for kids, families and seniors across the Lower Mainland.Learn more at uwlm.ca

FEELING INSPIRED? Support a plane-puller now by clicking the red “DONATE” button.

UP TO THE CHALLENGE? Register now by selecting the orange“PARTICIPATE” button to the right. You can join an existing team, or create anew one.

EVENT DAY OVERVIEW – JUNE 25, 2017 (subject to change)

11am-12pm Registration, plane tours, welcome and official launch of Plane Pull
12pm-1:30pm First session of plane pulls
2pm-3:30pm Second session of plane pulls
3:30pm-4pm Event wrap up, winners announced, fundraising totals announced.

Kids’ Plane Pulls will take place throughout the day

Teams will be notified if they are in session 1 or session 2 prior to the event.

  1. An anonymous donation of $100 has been made to support Scott Smith
    1 day ago · Like
  2. United Way of the Lower Mainland
    United Way of the Lower Mainland Sauder Sky Riders 2

    Congratulations Sauder Sky Riders 2 for ALREADY surpassing your fundraising goal and securing your spot in the Plane Pull!

    1 day ago · Like
  3. Aaron Brady
    Aaron Brady gave a $26 donation to support Scott Smith to support Pacific Blue Cross
    1 day ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  4. Shirley Quinn
    Shirley Quinn Team Aimia

    Thanks to Team Aimia, friends and family for supporting this great cause. I am super excited to pull another plane!!! Let's see if we can beat last year's $1740 and best costume prize to further improve the support in our communities. See you on the tarmac on the 25th.

    1 day ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
    • United Way of the Lower Mainland
      United Way of the Lower Mainland

      Welcome back Shirley and Team Aimia! We loved your costumes last year, excited to see what you've got in store this year!

      1 day ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  5. Patricia McDonald
    Patricia McDonald gave a donation to support Vanessa Janzen to support YWCA Metro Vancouver
    Good Luck Vanessa
    2 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  6. Vanessa  Mora
    Vanessa Mora gave a $50 donation to support Jens Hertha to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    Way to go Jens!
    2 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  7. Kawal  Anand
    Kawal Anand gave a $100 donation to support Rocky Sethi to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    2 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  8. Palla Media
    Palla Media gave a $100 donation to support Jens Hertha to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    2 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  9. Brigitte Hiekel
    Brigitte Hiekel gave a $104 donation to support Team Aimia
    2 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  10. Peter Goldberg
    Peter Goldberg gave a $100 donation to support Peter Goldberg to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    2 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  11. Randolph Pratt
    Randolph Pratt gave a $50 donation to support Rocky Sethi to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    2 days ago · Like · 2 people like this.
  12. Manjeet dave Biln
    Manjeet dave Biln gave a $25 donation to support Rocky Sethi to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    2 days ago · Like · 2 people like this.
  13. Kay Lau
    Kay Lau gave a $25 donation to support Rocky Sethi to support Steveston Mens Support Group
    3 days ago · Like · 2 people like this.
  14. Clemence  Orsini McIndoe
    Clemence Orsini McIndoe gave a $10 donation to support Vanessa Janzen to support YWCA Metro Vancouver
    3 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  15. An anonymous donation of $20 has been made to support Dave Rockliff
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  16. Marlisse Silver Sweeney
    Marlisse Silver Sweeney gave a $25 donation to support Debra Harris to support Sauder Sky Riders 2
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  17. An anonymous donation has been made to support CHENG HU
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  18. D McLennan
    D McLennan gave a $25 donation to support Janice Sameshima to support United Way Plane Pullers!
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  19. Alan Sun
    Alan Sun gave a $50 donation to support Ivy Zhang to support Sauder Sky Riders 2
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  20. Alan Sun
    Alan Sun gave a $50 donation to support Alan Sun to support Sauder Sky Riders 2
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  21. Alison Platt
    Alison Platt gave a $50 donation to support NRC Brain Power
    I won't be able to help pull this year but I will be there to cheer you all on!
    10 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  22. Sian Madoc-Jones
    Sian Madoc-Jones gave a $52 donation to support Janice Sameshima to support United Way Plane Pullers!
    GO JANICE GOOOOO!
    11 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  23. An anonymous donation of $25 has been made to support Janice Sameshima
    11 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  24. Linda Tommasini
    Linda Tommasini gave a $50 donation to support Sauder Sky Riders 2
    12 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  25. Denise Praill
    Denise Praill gave a $50 donation to support Michael McKnight to support United Way Plane Pullers!
    15 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  26. Theresa Scott
    Theresa Scott gave a $104 donation to support Theresa Scott to support Sauder Sky Riders 2
    15 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  27. mahesh nagarajan
    mahesh nagarajan gave a $100 donation to support Sauder Sky Riders 2
    Thank you for doing this, team Sauder.
    15 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  28. alvin martin
    alvin martin gave a $52 donation to support Michael McKnight to support United Way Plane Pullers!
    18 days ago · Like · 2 people like this.
  29. Art  Reitmayer
    Art Reitmayer gave a $100 donation to support Michael McKnight to support United Way Plane Pullers!
    18 days ago · Like · 2 people like this.
  30. Michael McKnight
    Michael McKnight gave a $250 donation to support Michael McKnight to support United Way Plane Pullers!
    18 days ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
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