“We gather at this community lunch to recognize and celebrate the difference every single one of you makes in the lives of our fellow Winnipeggers.”
After a year of conversations with Winnipeggers, United Way unveils our 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.
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Terumi Kuwada volunteered as an Agency Liaison Volunteer – helping guide the direction and impact of United Way agency partners – for about 13 years.
Poverty is a complex and critical issue in Winnipeg, and United Way works with many partners who share the belief that any and all steps we can take towards ending it are important.
“Everybody is going through some kind of a mess, and sometimes you don’t know how to go towards a positive direction.”
The energy of a month of Winnipeg Wednesdays exploded in dancing, music, rain, rainbows, and a joyous celebration of our community on Wednesday, June 24—One Night For Winnipeg. Hundreds of Winnipeggers braved a torrential rainstorm that quickly lifted with a beautiful rainbow to hear Winnipeg’s hottest bands and many hidden gems. Hosts Rosanna Deerchild and Ace
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.
Fifty years ago today, on May 11, 1965, leaders came together to form United Way of Winnipeg. They believed it would bring a sense of hope, community spirit and pride to our city. Indeed after raising more money than ever expected that first year ($2.8 million), W. L. Palk, Vice President Campaign and Public Relations wrote
1978 campaign kick-off party, in front of our old Edmonton Street offices. Volunteers are painting an early version of our logo on the street.