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Workplace of the Week: St. James-Assiniboia School Division

This was St. James-Assiniboia School Division’s—or #SJASD, as they’re tagged on Twitter—very first year in the United Way Plane Pull. And they “pulled in” a ton of enthusiasm, school spirit and fundraising dollars! SJASD’s team, the Principull Hercs, were the … Continue reading

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: We’re investing in Winnipeg’s Aboriginal-led nonprofits.

Nearly 10% of all Winnipeggers identify as First Nation, Inuit or Metis. United Way is proud to partner with 10 Aboriginal-led nonprofit organizations (PDF) in our community to help build a city that belongs to everyone. This year, thanks to … Continue reading

Campaign 2014 kicks off with hundreds #PullingForThePeg.

Planes pulling. Perogies piled on plates. And a bold goal of raising $20.7 million this year to help make poverty a thing of the past, see every child enter school ready to learn, support strong communities and healthy people and … Continue reading

When we all pull together, we’re #PullingForThePeg.

City buses. Fire trucks. Hercs. Boeing 727s. If it’s big and heavy, you can bet a fierce team of fundraisers or volunteers is pulling it this month for United Way. Why so many heavy objects slowly-but-surely inching forward by comparatively diminutive … Continue reading

Walk our Talk—the Winnipeg Labour Council raises awareness of domestic violence.

Brothers from the Winnipeg Labour Council walked on September 5—in high heels—to raise awareness of domestic violence. Manitoba has the second-highest rate of domestic violence against women in Canada. The Labour Council is also collecting donations of household items to be … Continue reading

Peace and compassion for all.

As part of the Peace Days and Compassion Games festivities (September 11-21), agencies and organizations across North America are providing opportunities for people to volunteer and get involved in their communities. United Way is partnering with our local Peace Days … Continue reading