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How do you decide who gets a home?

“I really can’t express into words what it felt like to know that I had found a home and that I didn’t have to sleep outside anymore,” said a Medicine Hat man who spent five months sleeping outdoors in a … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: Carbone Coal Fired Pizza warms up 700 little hands.

Carbone Coal Fired Pizza’s Joe Paletta & Benjamin Nasberg hoped to raise enough money at their two Carbone Pizza locations to buy 50 new youth-sized mitts for Winnipeg kids. 350 pairs later, they’ve been delighted with the warm response to their … Continue reading

Children are at the heart of a bright future for Winnipeg.

The Winnipeg Boldness Project is working alongside North End families to improve outcomes for kids in the Point Douglas neighbourhood. “If we focus on wellness from the time a baby is conceived, through the support of the family, through getting ready … Continue reading

Measuring Change: a snapshot of positive change in Winnipeg.

United Way ensures that people and families in every neighbourhood have access to important resources that can change their lives. We support a network of essential programs and services throughout our city with sustained, long-term funding. Here’s a quick look at … Continue reading

Cold but smiling: the winners of Sweet Seats Ultimate Jets Raffle.

It’s one of our favourite times of the year: cold, grey, January. Why do we love it? Because January brings a steady stream of happy Winnipeggers to our Main Street office, excited to pick up their Sweet Seats Jets tickets. … Continue reading

Lessons from Edmonton on surveying homeless people.

Edmonton is 6 years into their 10 year plan to end homelessness, and they are seeing great results with a Housing First approach. Of the 3500 people they’ve housed—1000 of them children—81% have remained housed 5 years later. We hosted … Continue reading