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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

One AMAZING Night For Winnipeg.

The energy of a month of Winnipeg Wednesdays exploded in dancing, music, rain, rainbows, and a joyous celebration of our community on Wednesday, June 24—One Night For Winnipeg. Hundreds of Winnipeggers braved a torrential rainstorm that quickly lifted with a beautiful … Continue reading

Winnipeggers can always be counted on to Make It Happen!

Our 3rd Winnipeg Wednesday—June days celebrating 50 years in our community—honoured the strength of Winnipeg families. We ran an experimental crowdfunding campaign called “Make It Happen,” with a range of projects for family resource centres in Winnipeg. United Way’s annual investment in … Continue reading

Studies find family centres serve critical role in Winnipeg.

Winnipeggers can help sustain family resource centres through project funding today Family resource centres are critical to the health of Winnipeg neighbourhoods. That is the conclusion of United Way of Winnipeg study completed in February and a 2012 Canadian Centre … Continue reading

Red Tables, a meal with a message.

The second Winnipeg Wednesday, Red Tables, embodied the core United Way idea that we must hear everyone’s voice so we can figure out our problems together—listening to new perspectives, dreaming up creative solutions, and drawing on everyone’s gifts. The Red … Continue reading

What does a better Winnipeg look like?

It’s Red Table Day—a day to come together and talk over a meal about how we can make Winnipeg better! Today United Way is asking Winnipeggers to “start a conversation that matters” with four questions that explore opinions and ideas … Continue reading