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Celebrating Winnipeg’s generosity

Together we celebrated Campaign 2016 – the first year of a three-year plan to help thousands more in our city More than 800 people came together to celebrate the generosity of Winnipeggers during the 2016 Campaign on Friday night at … Continue reading

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

Breakfast focused on youth mental health, campaign progress

$7.5 million raised by generous Winnipeggers so far, over $20 million needed On Friday 200  Winnipeggers gathered at Robert A. Steen Community Centre for breakfast and to learn more about the importance of connecting Winnipeg youth with mental health supports … 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

The secret to happiness.

Turning five is a special event in anyone’s life, and for her fifth birthday Braelyn had a special idea. “She decided she wanted to do something,” said Braelyn’s aunt, Shania Pruden. “We were talking and she doesn’t like it how … 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