Creating opportunities
for a better life
for everyone.

Our blog

Coming together to shine light on our shared history.

A new exhibit in our atrium tells the stories of Canada’s Inuit Residential School Survivors. As part of United Way Winnipeg’s ongoing efforts to bring unique communities together for the benefit of all, we’re pleased to announce a special partnership … Continue reading

“On track” to help more Winnipeggers than ever before!

Two hundred United Way Winnipeg friends had breakfast at the gleaming CN Campus training facility Thursday to mark a 64% progress toward the Campaign 2015 goal. The event paid tribute to the Labour community, and David Sauer, President of Winnipeg … Continue reading

Team Toba gets chilly for United Way!

Chillin’ For Charity 2015 a s-s-stone cold s-s-success! The tenth annual Chillin’ For Charity, which sees students from Asper School of Business take a November swim to raise funds for United Way, was a chilly affair at the University of … Continue reading

Can you ‘Make The Month’?

One in 10 Winnipeggers live in poverty. For children, the number rises to a shocking one in 4. Life in poverty is a daily battle with hunger, stress, isolation and constant worry. The choices in front of people with a tight budget … Continue reading

SMS Engineering shares their generous spirits.

SMS Engineering’s United Way workplace campaign was an event-filled week. The Winnipeg-based engineering firm, which shares a birthday with United Way (happy 50th anniversary, SMS!), began their workplace campaign last week by hosting United Way agency speaker Denise Allard. Denise is … Continue reading

MPI gives Teen Stop Jeunesse some wheely big help!

The St. Vital drop-in centre is getting a little more mobile, thanks to the good folks at MPI! The generous donation of a van by Manitoba Public Insurance will make life easier for staff and kids at Teen Stop Jeunesse. … Continue reading