THANKS to everyone who got in the game and scored tickets for United Way’s Ultimate Jets Raffle. Winnipeg is one very special community with a team spirit like no other.
A new necklace designed to inspire community action has become a silver lining for Winnipeggers’ ongoing efforts to create real and lasting change through United Way.
Winnipeg artist Federico Buchbinder is donating 100% of the proceeds from sales of his beautiful fine art photography to United Way for the next week!
It was as if the weather had been made to order for the 19th annual United Way golf tournament, which took place on Wednesday, August 10 at Pine Ridge Golf Club.
The United Way’s Kris Owen tells me that just before Christmas their Koats for Kids program got a call from a father, a widower on disability, looking for a winter coat for his son, 14. The big kid needed an extra-sized men’s coat.
If you’ve ever worried about the youth of today and whether they’ll become the leaders of tomorrow, you’ll stop worrying when you see what the children and youth in the Louis Riel School Division do.
On a cold winter’s morning, nothing warms you up like a cup of piping hot chocolate. In the spirit of making things a little brighter around the city during the holiday season, the St. Vital Centre Christmas Cheer Street Team is setting up shop at various locations around Winnipeg every Wednesday this December to hand out free hot chocolate and candy canes.
Right up there with wedding socials and chuckling at the rest of the country’s idea of what constitutes winter weather, garage sales are a Winnipeg institution.
Winnipeg’s (possibly Canada’s, maybe even the world’s) Biggest Garage Sale is just one week away on November 6, 2010 and we need more stuff – enough stuff to fill 50,000 square feet of space at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
Winnipeg’s? Maybe Canada’s, possibly even the world’s!