Creating opportunities
for a better life
for everyone.

E.T. gets an orchestra

National Leasing partners with The Winnipeg Boldness Project to sponsor art and culture events for Point Douglas families E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial won the 1982 Academy Award for Best Original Score, and last Sunday families were treated not just a screening of … 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

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

“I can do anything I want to.” Art helps Jessica find her path in life.

Jessica’s love of art began when she was a participant at a program supported by Winnipeggers’ donations to United Way. Today, she is employed by the same program, earning a living by making and teaching art to other young Winnipeggers. … Continue reading

Investing in youth-advocacy groups

YAA youth council opens door for 36 youth from 18 agencies to inspire change, break down ‘barriers and stereotypes.’ By Jessica Botelho-Urbanski for the Winnipeg Free Press.  For 20 years, the Youth Agencies Alliance (YAA) has advocated on behalf of children … Continue reading