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
From pilot project to sustained success Five innovative approaches receive ongoing support. When Winnipeggers like you support United Way, it has far reaching effects. It represents stability for an essential network of over 100 agencies, programs and partnerships. It also means United Way can seek out and support new and innovative programs and strategies that
In chemistry, a catalyst causes or accelerates a reaction between other elements. So when the University of Winnipeg opened a new restaurant in the Richardson College for the Environment and Science, they couldn’t have chosen a better name. Elements is the newest of four restaurants and a catering business operated by the University of Winnipeg’s
Our agency partner Meals on Wheels provides a critical mobile food-delivery service in the lives of over 1000 Winnipeg clients. More than 250 volunteers drive 40 delivery routes each day, including weekends. So much more than just food, the Meals on Wheels service gives recipients the knowledge that someone cares about them, along with the comfort and stability of
Our volunteer Community Investment Committee recently approved Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES) for support.
CIBC is a great supporter of our community through United Way of Winnipeg.
Path to healing begins at women’s resource centre
Kadyn Robertson is about the size of an elf, but this Christmas he’ll have a larger suit and sash to fill.
For more than 17 years, the Hospice Memory Tree in St. Vital Centre has offered a meaningful and symbolic way to remember loved ones during the holiday season.