Exhibit tells the stories of Canada’s Inuit Residential School Survivors.
On the first full day of Summer, United Way and our Aboriginal Relations Council took a moment to celebrate our journey together. Starting with an opening blessing from Elder Myra Laramee, more than 50 volunteers, staff and partners—like Winnipeg Boldness, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata and Eyaa-Keen—gathered at Thunderbird House to take a look back
United Way invests almost $2 million each year in Winnipeg’s Indigenous community, strengthening the ability of people to help each other, share their skills, and make our city a better place for everyone. We’re pleased to announce three exciting new partnerships who will receive short-term funding this year. Oshki-Giizhig This Indigenous-based organization walks beside, advocates,
Our CEO, Connie Walker, was proud to be among the community leaders asked by the Mayor to stand today in solidarity against racism in Winnipeg. We are all deeply committed to a Winnipeg where everyone belongs, where every voice is heard, and where every child has a chance to grow up to be a healthy,
Nearly 10% of all Winnipeggers identify as First Nation, Inuit or Metis. United Way is proud to partner with 10 Aboriginal-led nonprofit organizations (PDF) in our community to help build a city that belongs to everyone. This year, thanks to the incredible Campaign in 2013, we’re able to increase funding to these nonprofits—an additional $10,000
United Way of Winnipeg is saddened by the sudden loss of a dear friend and gifted local artist Darryle Caribou, 26.
Sporting an all new design, we’re thrilled to bring you the Spring 2009 edition of the Eagles’ Eye Newsletter.
Michael Champagne is a shining example of what can happen when youth take an active leadership role in the community – and he’s been encouraging others to do the same.
Congratulations to United Way youth volunteer Michael Champagne on receiving a Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award for outstanding commitment to community and volunteerism.