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A taste of kindness for our fellow Winnipeggers!

Our Winnipeg Wednesday kindness crew descended on Old Market Square to spread a little love—and popcorn—around ahead of the big day next week. People loved it. They were genuinely surprised, happy, and interested in the idea of choosing to share positivity … Continue reading

Make It Happen launches today on sunny Selkirk Avenue.

Winnipeg Wednesday—June 17 is all about Making It Happen. Today we kicked off one of this city’s largest multi-project crowdfunding drives, at our agency partner North End Women’s Resource Centre on sunny Selkirk Avenue. Buffalo Gals graced us with their voices … Continue reading

You can make everyday magic happen. Yes, you!

All across the city, families turn to community resources to get the support they need when they’re working towards a better life. A public phone, a washing machine, prenatal nutrition, after-school activities, used clothing depots…the list of simple services that make … Continue reading

Celebrating 50 years in our community!

Fifty years ago today, on May 11, 1965, leaders came together to form United Way of Winnipeg. They believed it would bring a sense of hope, community spirit and pride to our city. Indeed after raising more money than ever expected … Continue reading

Winnipeg’s Plan to End Homelessness is making progress.

Real progress is being made. The strategies laid out in The Plan to End Homelessness in Winnipeg, released exactly one year ago, are being put into action by the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council and the volunteers of the Homelessness Transition Advisory … Continue reading

Funding Indigenous arts, transitions to Winnipeg, and cultural support.

United Way invests almost $2 million each year in Winnipeg’s Indigenous community, strengthening the ability of people to help each other, share their skills, and make our city a better place for everyone. We’re pleased to announce three exciting new … Continue reading