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A better Winnipeg includes all its citizens

On Tuesday United Way Winnipeg and the Manitoba Islamic Association co-hosted an open house to celebrate Islamic History Month and an exhibit in United Way’s atrium that features the history and contributions of Muslims in our province. Marilyn McLaren, volunteer chair … Continue reading

Breakfast focused on youth mental health, campaign progress

$7.5 million raised by generous Winnipeggers so far, over $20 million needed On Friday 200  Winnipeggers gathered at Robert A. Steen Community Centre for breakfast and to learn more about the importance of connecting Winnipeg youth with mental health supports … Continue reading

Plane Pull 2016 bigger than ever!

More Winnipeggers than ever  pulled planes at United Way’s 13th Annual Plane Pull! Plane Pull 2016 brought out almost 2000 people and 78 teams of pullers – a record number showing their support for our city. Nearly $50,000 was raised, all … Continue reading

Going further for Winnipeg kids and families.

After listening to Winnipeggers United Way presents a 3-year plan with clear goals to do more for kids and families still struggling in our city. For the first time in United Way Winnipeg’s history the annual fundraising campaign is evolving … Continue reading

The greatest gift

Neighbourhood family centre brings healing. Human connection is one of the greatest gifts to be found at a neighbourhood family centre. When Malofo Fofana lost her husband to cancer in 2014 the Winnipeg Central Park Women’s Resource Centre gave her … Continue reading

Plane Pull 2016: Get on board!

September 23 will be the biggest Plane Pull yet! It’s your chance for a one-of-a-kind experience pulling an 80,000+ lb. C-130 Hercules or Boeing 727 (with help from 19 friends)! Plane Pull 2016 Plane Pull The concept is simple: teams of … Continue reading