United Way of Winnipeg’s 50th Annual General Meeting was held on Friday, June 19 at United Way’s Main Street building. The Annual Report, with the vintage 1965 United Way logo on the red cover, was distributed to AGM attendees. The logo overlays a photo of United Way founders announcing the organization’s creation 50 years ago.
It’s Red Table Day—a day to come together and talk over a meal about how we can make Winnipeg better! Today United Way is asking Winnipeggers to “start a conversation that matters” with four questions that explore opinions and ideas for a better Winnipeg while breaking bread with co-workers, friends and family. The initiative, called
Today Peg released its first annual Winnipeg well-being report, Our City: A Peg report on Winnipeg’s well-being (PDF). It outlines how we’re doing on 16 key indicators, and the good news is Winnipeg is improving on the majority. Winnipeggers have been making many improvements, from increased high school graduation rates and more disposable income to environmental
Poverty can be an abstract concept. We may sense it’s a root cause of problems in our city, but without direct experience with the challenges people living in poverty face, it can be tough to relate. Listening to the stories of poverty can open our eyes to the struggles people face as they navigate life on