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Thank you for supporting Koats for Kids, Winnipeg!

The Koats for Kids program has wrapped-up for another season! This year more than 6000 donated coats and thousands of hats, mitts, scarves and boots were distributed in the community to people in need. It’s an incredible display of warmth and … Continue reading

Celebrating Winnipeg

Generosity of Winnipeggers comes through for our community. More than 600 people came together to celebrate the generosity of Winnipeggers during the 2015 Campaign  – United Way’s 50th campaign – on Wednesday night at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention … Continue reading

Giving time to non-profit helps woman grow

Every day Ma Mawi “goes above and beyond” to strengthen community. By Jessica Botelho-Urbanski for the Winnipeg Free Press.  Paying it forward is one of the reasons Nicole Mercer volunteers at the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre’s community kitchen … Continue reading

Help available for non-profits!

Volunteers are ready to help with projects and events at non-profits. Does your non-profit have a project you’ve been putting off or an event you can use some help with? Volunteers helping through a United Way Day of Caring could … Continue reading

Carbone fires-up more mitts for kids!

A $5 donation buys a pair of quality leather mitts through Valentine’s Day. Carbone Coal Fired Pizza is again helping keep little hands warm in Winnipeg’s frigid weather. Last year they were able to purchase 350 pairs of leather mitts … Continue reading

‘Transformative’ matching-funds boost announced for United Way-supported Family Resource Centres.

Province announces matching funds for a United Way-led special initiative aiming to help more Winnipeg kids and families. United Way Winnipeg is excited by today’s announcement of a new matching funds partnership with the Government of Manitoba to support Family Resource … Continue reading