Creating opportunities
for a better life
for everyone.

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

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

Sydney’s story

Your gift means more mental health supports for young people so they can gain coping skills and add resilience into their lives. Young people like Sydney, who was got help with social anxiety and depression. In high school Sydney had … Continue reading

Leah’s story

Your gift means more support for Winnipeg families right where they live. For Leah, a single mom of six, the help she got through a neighbourhood family centre kept her kids fed and brought her out of depression and isolation. … Continue reading

A chance to just be a teenager

Circle of Friends gives girls an opportunity to talk, bond. By Jessica Botelho-Urbanski for the Winnipeg Free Press.  Jordana Kilgour wheels into a conference room at St. James Collegiate and starts waving excitedly. The life of the party has arrived. … Continue reading

‘Essential to our well-being.’

Family Resource Centres give hope, purpose, and opportunity to families. A single mom can struggle to keep her family healthy. Signe Knutson has lived it, and is grateful for the compassion and help of a community family resource centre. “It … Continue reading