Turning five is a special event in anyone’s life, and for her fifth birthday Braelyn had a special idea.
“It’s such a nice thing. To think of all those children having a new set of jammies to snuggle into is really heartwarming”
The generous donation of a van by Manitoba Public Insurance will make life easier for staff and kids at Teen Stop Jeunesse.
About 80 Great-West Life employees show they care as part of the company’s national Day of Caring Project Drive.
Carbone Coal Fired Pizza’s Joe Paletta & Benjamin Nasberg hoped to raise enough money at their two Carbone Pizza locations to buy 50 new youth-sized mitts for Winnipeg kids. 350 pairs later, they’ve been delighted with the warm response to their request for $5 donations from customers and staff to help pay for each pair. “There’s
Our 2014 Campaign goal: to raise $20.7 million for a stronger community. You can be a part of it too. Change a life, right here in Winnipeg, right now. Huge thanks to Global Television’s Morning News anchor Eva Kovacs, along with Simon Burgess and the team at Coelement for their help with this video.
Black Friday. Cyber Monday. The holiday season has many of us shopping til we drop, stuffing stockings and spending money. A recent survey says, however, that many Canadians don’t actually want or need anything, and that the overwhelming majority would prefer a gift that gives to someone else. Science already shows that giving makes us
Once again, Esso generously offers the chance to give back while you’re getting gas. From now until November 11, Imperial Oil will donate $2 to United Way for every $25 Esso gift card sold. In 2012 we were delighted to receive a $1,146 donation from the sale of Esso gift cards. That money went right
As we head into the holiday season and our thoughts turn to family and to celebrating all that we have to be thankful for, thousands of Winnipeggers are struggling to hang on. Their thoughts are focused on somehow finding an affordable place to live, or finally landing a stable job, or even just being able to provide a lunch for their kids to take to school every day next week.
This year will see United Way’s largest community investment ever as a direct result of Winnipeggers’ actions and generosity in 2011.