• "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.

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Caring about kids

Community effort brings new shed for daycare at PFSS Thanks to the generous help of United Way Day of Caring volunteers, the daycare at Pregnancy & Family Support Services (PFSS) has a new shed for their toys and supplies. The shed was … Continue reading






Join us in being (extra!) kind on Wednesday, June 22 & share with the hashtag #KindWPG!

Conscious Kindness Day is back, Winnipeg! Kindness can literally change lives. Let’s celebrate how kindness and compassion can be transformative—and a part of our lives every day. Remember how fun it was last year when everyone was extra kind? This year it’s even … Continue reading






A new Way, together.

After a year of conversations with Winnipeggers, United Way unveils our 2016-2019 Strategic Plan. About 500 community members gathered on the historic rail bridge above the Assiniboine River at The Forks Wednesday to learn about the strategic plan that will guide … Continue reading






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