“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 need it most.” From the Winnipeg Free Press: Hope for the Homeless—Warehousing approach to ending homelessness
United Way volunteers and agency partners are some of the most fascinating people out there! A pretty fascinating man himself (not to mention a longtime United Way volunteer, donor and supporter), Ace Burpee has just released his list of the Most Fascinating Manitobans of 2012 in the Winnipeg Free Press, and it includes many United
In yesterday’s Winnipeg Free Press, you can find an interesting article by Nick Martin about Community Schools Investigators, a program “designed to help kids in inner-city schools strengthen their math, reading and other education skills over the summer, while having fun.”
Despite personal struggle after a fire destroyed Edward Kennedy’s home in December, the 2011 Winnipeg United Way campaign chairman led a team of volunteers to raise the charity’s largest community investment ever.
A public relations staffer with the Downtown BIZ, an engineer and a WFPtv personality are all finalists for leadership awards.
100: Gail Asper: In what was largely a dull election, Gail dropped some serious rhymes encouraging people to vote. Type Gail Asper into Google and all the suggestions have the word rap in them. Word indeed.
For the United Way of Winnipeg, it’s a development that is anything but arrested.
Their ranks include a writer and a singer, business leaders and a humble pastor.
Single mother needs plan to escape mountain of debt
‘Most generous people in Canada’ help fulfill $18.8-M goal for 2010