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Tax season brings help for Manitobans

Helping low-income Manitobans prepare their tax returns reaps big rewards The cost of income tax preparation is significant for some low-income Manitobans, but the cost of not doing their taxes can be even more significant in lost benefits and credits. … Continue reading

Melody’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 Melody’s son Carter, who found support and wellness after his young life was filled with … Continue reading

Buy Rite helps out Koats for Kids.

A generous donation helps Koats for Kids keep doing its work! Koats for Kids manager Donna Albak is sitting pretty after a generous donation of office furniture has improved the comfort, efficiency, and lighting of her workspace. “It’s been so … Continue reading

Lighting the Darkness

United Way speaker finds strength in being vulnerable Susan Abbott lived in shame and silence for 40 years. “I was born into and raised with mental illness. Back then it was never talked about. There was stigma, shame, and secrecy.” … Continue reading

Learning to roll again

Peer counsellor helped United Way speaker start living again. Spinal surgery did not go as planned for Kevin Black in 2004. “Little did I know those steps I was taking at 5:30 in the morning were going to be my … Continue reading

Fill up Friday for United Way!

On Friday, August 28, 2009, Winnipeggers will be able to fuel support for their community by filling up at participating Esso branded retail stations. Continue reading