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
It promises to be one of the hottest tickets this season: United Way’s Sweet Seats Jets Raffle offers Winnipeggers 20 chances to score 20 premium Jets prize packs for just $20 per ticket. Generously donated by friends and fans of United Way, prizes offer some of the best seats in the house at MTS Centre
Our hearts go out to the millions of people directly affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and their families and loved ones here in Winnipeg. Along with the rest of the world, we watch with great concern and compassion as events unfold.
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
This year, MTS is generously donating 50 tickets for every regular season Bomber home game to a local youth serving agency through the United Way.
The chance to give children and youth in Winnipeg the opportunity to explore their potential is one of the reasons Mildred supports United Way.
We love how generous and creative the people in our city are – people like Steve Berg of Price Industries Ltd, who decided that not only was he going to give back by helping fundraise for United Way this year, he was going to have fun by giving someone a very Winnipeg winter experience! Check
The return of the Winnipeg Jets has created a sense of unity among Winnipeggers of all ages, says Amanda Shindak of the Youth Agencies Alliance. “But going to a game and feeling that sense of community spirit and pride, and having a chance to be there with a positive role model, is something that most
Late last year, Carmyn Aleshka and Maya Kotecha, co-owners of Lux for Sprouts, made the difficult decision to close their store. But instead of doing a blowout sale, they decided that their store’s final act would be to make a difference for families and children in their community. The duo donated over $50,000 in new,
Soul Shoes and Accessories, a men’s and women’s shoe and accessories boutique has big ambitions this winter. The sisters who own the store are set out to collect 10,000 pairs of gently worn winter footwear for their annual shoe drive, Shoe Your Spirit. Over the past six years, sisters Pam Grynol and Voula Sarlas have