United Way Winnipeg Day of Caring volunteers create new ‘mud kitchen’ and sandbox for kids at Thrive Child Care.
To mark National Volunteer Week, April 15 to 21, we have unveiled a new display of 12 double-sided hanging images of our wonderful volunteers.
The cost of income tax preparation is significant for some low-income Manitobans, but the cost of not doing their taxes can be even more significant in lost benefits and credits.
Last Sunday families were treated not just a screening of E.T. but also the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra performing the iconic score as the movie played.
Thanks to the generous help of United Way Day of Caring volunteers, the daycare at Thrive has a new shed for their toys and supplies.
More than 100 Winnipeg high school students gathered at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre at Win Gardner Place and boarded busses for the annual United Way Youth Day of Caring.
“I always came to the resource centre for the Fruit & Veggie Market anyway, and one day they needed help,” said Manilyn of how she started volunteering.
“Everybody is going through some kind of a mess, and sometimes you don’t know how to go towards a positive direction.”
“Seeing how hard it can be to survive. When you don’t have money for the bus to go cash a cheque or pay a bill it really becomes clear – it’s a new perspective.”
About 80 Great-West Life employees show they care as part of the company’s national Day of Caring Project Drive.