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Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience

Exhibit, open to public until January 31, shines light on history of the Métis and the legacy of residential schools People came together in our atrium for the official opening of Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience exhibit this week, which features … Continue reading

A better Winnipeg includes all its citizens

On Tuesday United Way Winnipeg and the Manitoba Islamic Association co-hosted an open house to celebrate Islamic History Month and an exhibit in United Way’s atrium that features the history and contributions of Muslims in our province. Marilyn McLaren, volunteer chair … 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

As long as the rivers flow.

Treaty No. 1 signed 145 years ago today. The vision of a thriving community is not a new one. At United Way Winnipeg, we recognize that our work and the work of our partners take place on the traditional territory … 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

Volunteers needed to help spread poverty awareness.

United Way Winnipeg needs volunteers for the Living on the Edge: Taking a Look at Poverty simulation. Are you looking for a unique experience that allows you to learn more about important issues in Winnipeg? Simulation volunteers act as agency, business and servicerepresentatives … Continue reading