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Winnipeg is a city where every one of us matters.

Our CEO, Connie Walker, was proud to be among the community leaders asked by the Mayor to stand today in solidarity against racism in Winnipeg. We are all deeply committed to a Winnipeg where everyone belongs, where every voice is … Continue reading

How do you count the homeless?

“Ending homelessness” sounds like an overwhelming goal, doesn’t it? But when you establish the number of people in Winnipeg who need homes, you’re able to see that number moving towards 0. And “moving towards 0″ can be a very inspiring … Continue reading

How much more change could you make with a $500 scholarship?

We want to see youth having a voice in our community. We encourage post-secondary students to challenge themselves, to address Winnipeg’s issues, and to explore education so they can make a big difference in our city. We’ve got four $500 … Continue reading

One step closer to ending homelessness in Winnipeg.

Thanks to critical support from Mayor Brian Bowman and all Winnipeg city councillors, we’re one step closer to implementing the Plan to End Homelessness in Winnipeg (PDF) released earlier this year by the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council’s (WPRC) Community Task Force to … Continue reading

“A place of safety and inspiration.”

United Way volunteer Angie Bruce recently toured the Marlene Street Resource Centre, and was inspired by what she saw there. Or, rather, what she didn’t see. “After the United Way visit I really felt like it was a space that … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: New Flyer Industries.

New Flyer is our workplace of the week, for their kind donation of a number of executive parking spaces as prizes in their workplace campaign. Spotted in the New Flyer parking lot on Kernaghan Avenue, Transcona.