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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

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

Joining the journey of reconciliation

It is with great pride that United Way Winnipeg adds its signature to The Philanthropic Community’s Declaration of Action presented to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). Signing The Declaration – prepared by a group of Canada’s philanthropic … Continue reading

Peg shows impact of poverty in Winnipeg

A new Peg report shows poverty triples the chances of dying in Winnipeg before 75, while the life-expectancy gap between highest and lowest incomes is almost 20 years. The report – Our City: A Peg Report on Health Equity – is … Continue reading

Coming together to shine light on our shared history.

A new exhibit in our atrium tells the stories of Canada’s Inuit Residential School Survivors. As part of United Way Winnipeg’s ongoing efforts to bring unique communities together for the benefit of all, we’re pleased to announce a special partnership … Continue reading

Poverty is not a game.

If you don’t understand a problem, how can you be part of the solution? We host a poverty simulation called Living on the Edge, where people are given roles—single parent, senior with dementia, person experiencing homelessness, teen mother—and they try to make life … Continue reading