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Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience

Exhibit, open to public until January 31, shines light on history of the Métis and the legacy of residential schools People came together in our atrium for the official opening of Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience exhibit this week, which features … 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

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

‘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

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