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.
When Nadi Design does a Day of Caring they go big. Last week the architectural design firm Nadi Design rallied six partner organizations for a Day of Caring which turned into a week and completely transformed the Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre (FGWRC) on Ellen Street. Andrea Shnider, program coordinator at FGWRC, was only expecting
United Way benefits from the time & talents of thousands of generous Winnipeggers. We couldn’t do it without you! So much important work gets done by our volunteers, like the 1500 Day of Caring volunteers who gave 5600+ hours last year making Winnipeg agencies more welcoming. Like the more than 400 people who spent more than 1600 hours sorting