For the 4th year, we helped our friends at the Downtown Winnipeg Biz with their wonderful Earth Day community cleanup. Here’s our 2014 team (plus one Blue Bomber)! So happy to work with over 450 volunteers to collect an astonishing 2500 lbs of litter from Winnipeg streets. Just in time for a beautiful spring! For
After complications from spinal surgery left him paralyzed from the waist down, Kevin didn’t know what to do or where to turn. Founded by veterans returning to Winnipeg from the war, the Canadian Paraplegic Association was there for him when he needed it most. Watch Kevin’s story now.
Bill, a stroke survivor who’s made a great recovery with the help of United Way agency partner Stroke Recovery Association of Manitoba, shares his experience in his own words. “What was the last thing you said to your husband? Your wife? Your children or parents? Anyone close to you. Were they words said in anger?
“It was Christmas 2008. My husband Chris had been complaining of a really sore leg and it wasn’t getting any better.”
“I’m Lisa Shaw. My sister and I know that your support for United Way not only has the power to change lives, it saves lives, too. We’re living proof. Thank you.”
Marie Joss is excited to be going to tea. “It’s for the Queen’s anniversary,” she says. “They’ve made hats in her honour, there’ll be fancy sandwiches, tea – whatever’s British!” Tea is one of the regular meals and outings that she says give a lift to her and many other seniors. The outings are organized
United Way donates $50K
A father and son brought together in sport, and a moving example of how support from Winnipeggers like you can help kids be all they can be.
The door to Yohannes Yemane’s modest apartment in downtown Winnipeg is always open.
On December 27, 2008, Cindy Little was thrown into a state of shock and disbelief when her husband Chris died unexpectedly.