• "The kids feel it.

    They know that
    somebody cares."
  • "I plan on getting my

    business degree. I'm very committed to community."
  • "Life is never easy for anybody,

    but I open that door and I have a sense of home." It's where Dawn finds her community.

Our blog

Youth Day of Caring 2016

Winnipeg youth show they care at 15 agencies. More than 100 Winnipeg high school students gathered at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre at Win Gardner Place and boarded busses for the annual United Way Youth Day of Caring. The … Continue reading






Volunteers needed to help spread poverty awareness.

United Way Winnipeg needs volunteers for the Living on the Edge: Taking a Look at Poverty simulation. Are you looking for a unique experience that allows you to learn more about important issues in Winnipeg? Simulation volunteers act as agency, business and servicerepresentatives … Continue reading






‘People of such heart and soul’

April 10 to 16 is National Volunteer Week and we are sharing stories from just a few of the thousands of volunteers who work with United Way and our agency partners. Thank you to all volunteers, you grow love! Terumi Kuwada volunteered as … Continue reading






Mom beats isolation through volunteering at her neighbourhood family centre.

April 10 to 16 is National Volunteer Week and we are sharing stories from just a few of the thousands of volunteers who work with United Way and our agency partners. Thank you to all volunteers, you grow love! Manilyn Janzen has only … Continue reading






The Winnipeg Promise will help more children get a higher education.

Poverty is a complex and critical issue in Winnipeg, and United Way works with many partners who share the belief that any and all steps we can take towards ending it are important. At the Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead … Continue reading






Volunteering ‘the biggest joy’

April 10 to 16 is National Volunteer Week and we are sharing stories from just a few of the thousands of volunteers who work with United Way and our agency partners. Thank you to all volunteers, you grow love! A few years ago Puneet … Continue reading