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We ♥ our beautiful downtown neighbourhood!

For the 4th year, we helped our friends at the Downtown Winnipeg Biz with their wonderful Earth Day community cleanup. Here’s our 2014 team (plus one Blue Bomber)! So happy to work with over 450 volunteers to collect an astonishing … Continue reading

GenNext paint a brighter future for people recovering from strokes.

A quote on the wall of Stroke Recovery Association says it all about our GenNext volunteers. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they’re doing.” —Dale Carnegie GenNext volunteers got together for a Day of Caring at Stroke … Continue reading

Our Salute to businesses and organizations making a difference in Winnipeg.

Every year, when our annual campaign is wrapped up, we take a moment to compile a list of outstanding businesses and organizations that worked so hard to raise money for our community. Hosting a workplace campaign is more than just … Continue reading

Winnipeg volunteers are the BEST volunteers!

Happy National Volunteer Week! United Way has a lot of volunteers. Over 5000, in fact! Everything from committees and councils who lend their professional expertise, and a Board of Trustees that directs our operations and affairs, to hundreds of Day … Continue reading

Stability and safety for Winnipeg’s homeless.

“The decades-long battle to end poverty and homelessness has been a war without end. But now, long-term plans to end homelessness are taking hold in Winnipeg and other Canadian cities, with a focus on providing permanent residences to those who … Continue reading

Goodbye to a visionary leader: Susan Lewis to step down as United Way of Winnipeg President and CEO.

After over four decades of dedicated service to our community, United Way Winnipeg’s President and CEO Susan Lewis recently announced that she will be stepping down later this year. Susan first joined this United Way in 1973 as a Campaign … Continue reading