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“They’re always here when you need them.”

Neighbourhood resource centres, like the one in North Point Douglas, provide a meeting place for people to get together, make friends, and build a community that knows each other. People might work on job searches, strengthen parenting skills, or access … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: Manitoba Blue Cross cares about our community!

Over 80% of the staff at Manitoba Blue Cross gives to United Way. Blue really is “the colour of caring!” Besides inspiring an amazing 80%+ of their coworkers to give, Employee Campaign Chairs Darryl Evans and LaToya Gibbons (along with many committed, presumably hungry … Continue reading

Workshops: Nonprofit leadership & risk management.

Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow: Discover the secrets of making good decisions, the key laws of Leadership and More! October 21 at United Way of Winnipeg, 580 Main Street Leadership and management are not the same thing. Affirm your … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: HSC raises over $100,000 for a stronger community!

Health Sciences Centre has just finished a phenomenally successful “Give the Way You Want to Give” joint campaign, raising over $110,250—exceeding last year’s totals and still growing! Starting with the lofty goal of raising $100,000, the HSC Your Charity at … Continue reading

Report Session 1: 46% of the way to goal!

Almost halfway there! The first of our four Campaign Report Sessions took place at the Delta Winnipeg’s Grand Ballroom, with a buffet breakfast and wise words on the incalculable value of young people from West Broadway Youth Outreach’s Ken Opaleke. … Continue reading

Peg gets an award for its compelling, interconnected picture of Winnipeg.

Peg, the community indicators system United Way and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) codesigned, received the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Award on September 30th, 2014. This award is presented to indicator projects that best demonstrate the power of indicators to … Continue reading