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PJs and Caring

Annual PJ Drive brings home generosity and warmth for kids. Members of The Manitoba Chiropractors Association – 41 offices – collected over 2700 pairs of PJs as part of their annual PJ drive for United Way agencies. The PJs were sorted … Continue reading

E.T. gets an orchestra

National Leasing partners with The Winnipeg Boldness Project to sponsor art and culture events for Point Douglas families E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial won the 1982 Academy Award for Best Original Score, and last Sunday families were treated not just a screening of … Continue reading

“Your donation is an investment in very significant work.”

Incoming Campaign Chair Colin Ryan asks everyone to reach out and ask others to give now. More than 300 Winnipeggers gathered at The MET on Friday to celebrate United Way’s Sponsored Executives, hear about the value of agencies providing job and … Continue reading

Spence Street Thrift Shop is reborn

The Spence Street Thrift Shop is welcoming shoppers in the West End again after a three-week closure for renovations. “We did some new paint, new colour, we updated the flooring and made the store more efficient and the racks are … Continue reading

Setting the pace for a better Winnipeg

Thank you to Winnipeg organizations and workplaces for pledging early support and completing your workplace campaigns. You set the pace! Every year some workplaces complete their United Way campaigns before the official kickoff in September. Many organizations and companies follow … Continue reading

A better Winnipeg includes all its citizens

On Tuesday United Way Winnipeg and the Manitoba Islamic Association co-hosted an open house to celebrate Islamic History Month and an exhibit in United Way’s atrium that features the history and contributions of Muslims in our province. Marilyn McLaren, volunteer chair … Continue reading