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A good community breakfast sees more kids actually going to school.

United Way campaign breakfast helps feed family resource centre kids About 200 caring friends of United Way ate a simple “Breakfast Club” breakfast at the Manitoba Children’s Museum on Friday and helped put food into kids’ tummies before they go … Continue reading

Caring about kids at Monsanto

Monsanto hears about helping kids Monsanto employees gathered for their 2015 United Way campaign kickoff where Rossbrook House executive director Phil Chiappetta spoke about how their support helps create a better future for Winnipeg kids. A United Way-supported neighbourhood drop-in centre, … Continue reading

Working to end homelessness in Winnipeg.

As the Plan to End Homelessness in Winnipeg unfolds, we’re excited to report that the new nonprofit—not yet officially named—is now incorporated and the founding volunteer Board of Directors recruited. The Board Co-Chairs are Charles Loewen and Diane Redsky, and … Continue reading

Canad Inns cares about the youth in our community.

Canad Inns corporate office kicked off their company-wide United Way campaign with some inspiring words from Philipa Caplan from Macdonald Youth Services (MYS), a United Way partner agency. Sponsored executive Katie Dubienski said the Canad Inns employees listening to Philipa were … Continue reading

Breakfast at Costco

Costco Wholesale on St. James serves up breakfast for employees’ United Way kickoff. Costco Wholesale on St. James Street held their campaign kickoff on Friday with a breakfast feast and inspiring words for about 100 employees gathered in their food … Continue reading

Kindness & warmth for Winnipeg kids.

Koats for Kids puts out the call! Mittens, gloves, hats, toques, scarves, boots, snow pants. And, of course, coats. All kids should have what they need to keep warm during our harsh Winnipeg winter, but the reality is not all do. … Continue reading