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One AMAZING Night For Winnipeg.

The energy of a month of Winnipeg Wednesdays exploded in dancing, music, rain, rainbows, and a joyous celebration of our community on Wednesday, June 24—One Night For Winnipeg. Hundreds of Winnipeggers braved a torrential rainstorm that quickly lifted with a beautiful … Continue reading

United Way of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Relations Council celebrates 10 years of walking together.

On the first full day of Summer, United Way and our Aboriginal Relations Council took a moment to celebrate our journey together. Starting with an opening blessing from Elder Myra Laramee, more than 50 volunteers, staff and partners—like Winnipeg Boldness, … Continue reading

United Way holds 50th AGM

United Way of Winnipeg’s 50th Annual General Meeting was held on Friday, June 19 at United Way’s Main Street building. The Annual Report, with the vintage 1965 United Way logo on the red cover, was distributed to AGM attendees. The … Continue reading

Winnipeggers can always be counted on to Make It Happen!

Our 3rd Winnipeg Wednesday—June days celebrating 50 years in our community—honoured the strength of Winnipeg families. We ran an experimental crowdfunding campaign called “Make It Happen,” with a range of projects for family resource centres in Winnipeg. United Way’s annual investment in … Continue reading

Studies find family centres serve critical role in Winnipeg.

Winnipeggers can help sustain family resource centres through project funding today Family resource centres are critical to the health of Winnipeg neighbourhoods. That is the conclusion of United Way of Winnipeg study completed in February and a 2012 Canadian Centre … Continue reading

Red Tables, a meal with a message.

The second Winnipeg Wednesday, Red Tables, embodied the core United Way idea that we must hear everyone’s voice so we can figure out our problems together—listening to new perspectives, dreaming up creative solutions, and drawing on everyone’s gifts. The Red … Continue reading