Creating opportunities
for a better life
for everyone.

The greatest gift

Neighbourhood family centre brings healing. Human connection is one of the greatest gifts to be found at a neighbourhood family centre. When Malofo Fofana lost her husband to cancer in 2014 the Winnipeg Central Park Women’s Resource Centre gave her … Continue reading

#YouthBreakingBarriers goes global

United Way’s agency partner Youth Agencies Alliance (YAA) art show begins a global social media campaign to spread youth vision for a better world. Malissa’s vision for a brighter future includes better mental health support for youth, and a ‘#StopSuicide’ hashtag … Continue reading

Youth United 2015-16 grants: for youth, by youth.

The United Way Youth United Council awarded more than $17,000 in grants for youth-led projects in 2015-16 that contributed to positive social change in Winnipeg and neighbouring communities. The Youth United Grants program provides a maximum of $1,000 to projects … Continue reading

Calandra’s story

Your gift means more job skills and money management training so people can stand on their own, above the cycle of poverty. People like Calandra, who struggled to find work and make ends meet after high school. “I was kind … Continue reading

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

Mirela’s story

Your gift means more support for people in need, close to home. People like Mirela, who looked for help at a neighbourhood family centre after her dad died. “I went looking for guidance…initially for my mental health and depression because my … Continue reading