Agencies across Winnipeg collaborated with United Way on our new 'Making a Difference' report, shining a light on community goals, programs & investment strategies. Generous Winnipeggers continue to support the United Way Community Fund - pooling resources to give our 100 social agency partners throughout Winnipeg a chance to grow through stable, predictable, long-term funding.
We’re delighted Peg—our community indicators system project with IISD—was recognized by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce with a Spirit of Winnipeg Award in the ‘Charity’ category. Peg also received a Community Indicators Consortium Impact Award in Washington, D.C. in 2014, in recognition of its innovative approach and ability to drive positive community change.
United Way ensures that people and families in every neighbourhood have access to important resources that can change their lives. We support a network of essential programs and services throughout our city with sustained, long-term funding. Here’s a quick look at some the impact we’re having today (PDF) at over 100 agency partners across the city—none
Peg, the community indicators system United Way and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) codesigned, received the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Award on September 30th, 2014. This award is presented to indicator projects that best demonstrate the power of indicators to drive positive community change. Measuring everything from vaccination rates to average home prices, Peg seeks
Today Peg released its first annual Winnipeg well-being report, Our City: A Peg report on Winnipeg’s well-being (PDF). It outlines how we’re doing on 16 key indicators, and the good news is Winnipeg is improving on the majority. Winnipeggers have been making many improvements, from increased high school graduation rates and more disposable income to environmental
Two years of research, partnership and hard work culminate in a custom approach to fundraising rooted in Indigenous values and practices–the first of its kind in Canada.
One in four Winnipeggers has a diagnosed mood or anxiety disorder, a new Peg report reveals. The news comes a day before Olympian Clara Hughes is back in Winnipeg to raise awareness around mental health issues as part of Bell’s Let’s Talk Day. It also follows a recent move by United Way’s community investment committee
United Way of Winnipeg and partner International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are excited to launch Peg, an interactive website that helps us visualize and compare the data we have on how we’re doing as a city. Peg is a “community indicators system.” It hosts information from lots of sources—government, nonprofit—and lets you track changes over
Many Winnipeggers wonder if our city is getting stronger, if all our efforts towards change are making a difference. Looking at the places where we experience progress helps us look forward to where we’re going and make course corrections if we’re not achieving results. Peg is Winnipeg’s community indicator system for doing just that. Tracking
United Way of Winnipeg is looking for a talented and creative individual to develop a suite of three stories for the Peg community indicators system.