Hundreds of Winnipeg children weathered this winter in comfort thanks to your overwhelming support for United Way’s Koats for Kids program.
United Way of Winnipeg – in partnership with The Forks Market merchants and AMJ Campbell Van Lines – is collecting gently used skates and helmets in an effort to give more Winnipeg families a chance to take to the ice this season.
Emmett Fuerst is a typical 12-year-old boy. He has a passion for video games and aspires to one day design them; he loves hockey and Sidney Crosby; and he wants very much to fit in with his peers – which hasn’t always been easy.
Every Wednesday, Norm McLean shows up for homework club at United Way agency partner West Broadway Youth Outreach to teach kids the importance of staying in school and getting good grades.
Ian Gerbrandt’s goal is to get at-risk children and youth throughout Winnipeg to pick up basketballs, books or paintbrushes in place of the knives his staff has confiscated in the past
AT age 16, John Seymour is tall, confident and has an opinion on anything and everything.
ART City is so much more than a place to paint, sculpt and draw for Annette Wings and her daughter, Michelle.
Kids need your help to stay warm this winter
Forrest Demery, 13, and Rachel Villamangca, 12, may be young, but the students from Elwick Community School have endured enough Winnipeg winters to know that the bitter cold is extremely uncomfortable if not downright dangerous for children without proper outerwear.
Youth centre provides help with homework, a place to relax