Winnipegger Bev Goodchild spends her spare time knitting cozy hats for Koats for Kids. This amazing volunteer just donated 173 hats that’ll keep a lot of kids warm this year—thanks for your hard work, Bev! If you’re interested in volunteering with Koats for Kids, you can call 204-586-5628 or email koats@UnitedWayWinnipeg.mb.ca to set up a sorting shift at our
Aynslie Hinds serves as an Agency Liaison Volunteer, contributing to the thousands of collective hours spent reviewing agency partner needs and helping make sure donations achieve maximum results.
Volunteer Lindy Choy, who serves on the Board of Trustees, talks about how volunteering is a pathway to compassion.
Volunteers Judy and Howard Bilenki help people understand the realities of living in poverty as volunteers with the Living on the Edge Poverty Simulation.
Volunteer menders Leslie and Susan repair hundreds of donated coats and snow pants every year – helping as many kids as possible to keep warm through the Koats for Kids program.
A little bit of nailpolish and a lot of caring. That’s what makes the Women’s Day of Caring, a partnership of the WRHA and NorWest Coop Community Health, something that women in their neighbourhood look forward to for the whole year. On April 4, the women were given a day where they could be treated
We’ve all heard that it’s better to give than receive – and for more than 10 years, Rudolph’s Red Tag Sale has been giving kids the opportunity to experience that joy for themselves. The sale is run every year as a Day of Caring at agency partner Big Brothers Big Sisters. Companies from around Winnipeg
United Way volunteers and agency partners are some of the most fascinating people out there! A pretty fascinating man himself (not to mention a longtime United Way volunteer, donor and supporter), Ace Burpee has just released his list of the Most Fascinating Manitobans of 2012 in the Winnipeg Free Press, and it includes many United
As people and organizations around the world mark Human Rights Day 2012, we’d like to highlight several local groups and individuals who were honoured recently for their contributions to human rights.
A community garden is growing again, and community health and spirit is growing along with it. Working alongside newcomer families, RBC Royal Bank teamed up with Immigrant Integration & Farming Worker Co-op (IIFC) to build new garden plots and grow the Rainbow Community Garden for a United Way Day of Caring. The expansion means even more