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Generosity Showcase: TransX makes a splash.

TransX hasn’t even kicked off their 2015 United Way campaign yet, but last week they began the fun at a staff appreciation day during which they raised funds for a better Winnipeg with a dunk tank, BBQ, and live music. Hundreds of … Continue reading

Hercules arrives for 2015 Plane Pull

Online registration & FAQs                                                                   Online event details Hercules … Continue reading

“When families live in difficult circumstances, there are things our community can do to help.”

Family resource centres across the city help people find their footing when they need help, whether it’s securing work, safety, food or dignity. It’s everyday magic. Donations to United Way help support 23 of these community places. If you’ve ever wondered what difference … Continue reading

Big, possibly heavy changes at Plane Pull 12!

It had to happen sometime. The DC9 has been retired! Planning—and planing—has begun for Plane Pull 2015, an extra special event because this is United Way’s 50th anniversary in Winnipeg. And now, with news of the retirement of our beloved “fun … Continue reading

$20.4 million raised by Winnipeg, for Winnipeg.

A record-setting $20.4 million was donated by generous Winnipeggers this year. All of that money will be invested directly into our community, strengthening Winnipeg families, helping people make connections and feel included, offering them the chance to gain skills and … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: New Flyer Industries.

New Flyer is our workplace of the week, for their kind donation of a number of executive parking spaces as prizes in their workplace campaign. Spotted in the New Flyer parking lot on Kernaghan Avenue, Transcona.