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Planes, perogies & #PullingForThePeg!

Our 2014 Campaign Kickoff & Plane Pull is right around the corner! Set for September 12, this year’s event is filling up quickly and promises to be an exciting start to the annual campaign. 10:30am Team Registration 11:00am Campaign Kickoff … Continue reading

Where United Way invested in 2013.

Have you ever wondered where, exactly, United Way invests the donations you make? Our shared vision of a thriving community where everyone can reach their potential includes investment in 3 key focus areas. Here are the concrete results of last … Continue reading

Calling all passionate young activists! Volunteer opportunities at United Way.

There’s a strong culture of youth activism in Winnipeg. Our young people are bright and passionate, and looking for ways to make a real difference in our city. United Way knows how much young people can achieve, and we listen … Continue reading

22nd Annual United Way Golf Tournament raises $126,852.23!

Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the green, and our community benefits from $126,852.23 raised to help create opportunities in our city. We love to see the friendships, the good-natured rivalries, and the commitment to community of our many golfers, … Continue reading

Letting young people know their actions make a difference.

Grad is in the air, and United Way volunteers have the pleasure of awarding lots of Youth United Student Community Service Awards at this time of year. Participating schools choose one Grade 11 student from among the student body whose … Continue reading

Encouraging young Winnipeg activists.

The earlier in life you realize you—your ideas, your passion—can make a big difference to your community, the more you’ll be able to accomplish. Our Youth Connections Grant Program (PDF) helps young activists realize their vision. Youth United, our volunteer … Continue reading