After two years spent living alone in her van, Lyndsay Ladobruk found a warm Wolseley apartment to call home with help from the West Central Women’s Resource Centre.
Peel back the door at the Plessis Road Family Resource Centre on any given morning, and you’ll likely be offered breakfast, a cup of coffee and a warm hug.
The generous donation of a van by Manitoba Public Insurance will make life easier for staff and kids at Teen Stop Jeunesse.
Winnipeggers can help sustain family resource centres through project funding today Family resource centres are critical to the health of Winnipeg neighbourhoods. That is the conclusion of United Way of Winnipeg study completed in February and a 2012 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) report. The CCPA report, which looked at six family resource centres,
A single parent who sometimes struggled to afford everyday essentials, Ashlyn is grateful for the kindness, compassion and support she received from staff and neighbours at a local family resource centre and United Way agency partner in North Point Douglas. “They’re here no matter what and you don’t need an appointment.” Ashlyn’s mom Shelley—also a
United Way volunteer Angie Bruce recently toured the Marlene Street Resource Centre, and was inspired by what she saw there. Or, rather, what she didn’t see. “After the United Way visit I really felt like it was a space that needed some support and life. The space that they were working with did not support
Have you ever wondered where, exactly, United Way invests the donations you make? Our shared vision of a thriving community where everyone can reach their potential includes investment in 3 key focus areas. Here are the concrete results of last year’s investments. 1. All that kids can be. When we come together as a community,
Congratulations to the nominees and winners of the 38th Annual YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. These women inspire us. They make our community stronger. Their dedication to building a better life for everyone makes others pause to wonder what they might accomplish, too. And that’s real leadership. We’re proud of the many women winners and
Art helps people express themselves. For some, it’s the best language to communicate their daily experiences and their observations on life. And now, art is helping people with intellectual disabilities gain employment skills, make a living and find an audience for their self expression. “The Scrap Came Back“—a name generously loaned by Fred Penner—is a
Art has the power to heal, energize, and bring people together. Art creates dialogue and gives voice; empowers and inspires. For all these reason and more, art factors into much of United Way’s work. The Art of Community is a new exhibit on display in United Way of Winnipeg’s innovative main floor space at 580