GenNext: Moving forward, giving back.

We’re an open membership of leaders—and future leaders—who make a difference in Winnipeg.

Come network with community-minded people who share a passion for our city—roll up your sleeves for hands-on volunteer experiences, mingle with Winnipeg’s future stars, make valuable & lasting contacts, and change lives, right here where you live, work & play!

What’s GenNext all about?

  • Doing Good

    The chance to support and to give back to your community & city through United Way.

  • Networking

    The opportunity to interact with the larger GenNext network and develop valuable, lasting contacts.

  • Insider Info

    Exclusive access to the GenNext newsletter with awareness, volunteer, networking and fundraising opportunities.

  • Connections

    Exposure to key community leaders.

  • Understanding

    A deeper understanding of the challenges that face our city and how you can help through United Way.

Recent GenNext news

Ways you can benefit from joining GenNext

Join us for these & many more inspirational, empowering GenNext activities.

The GenNext Council & volunteers on stage at Summit: Our City.

GenNext Summit.

INspired. INvolved. All IN for a better Winnipeg—the inaugural GenNext Summit: Our City brought hundreds of passionate Winnipeggers together to talk reconciliation, homelessness, and a vision forward for our community.

GenNext volunteers at an outdoor concert.

Socially good social events.

Popup dinners, pub quiz nights, mixers—plenty of opportunities to build a network of passionate Winnipeg hand raisers & game changers.

Hands-on volunteering at a Day of Caring.

Hands-on volunteering at a Day of Caring.

Make a difference in our community by doing meaningful, hands-on volunteer projects with local community organizations.

Plane Pull is a chance to pull together for a better Winnipeg.

Fundraising with a full heart.

From pulling a plane to #GivingTuesday, you’ll see just how important you are to people right here in Winnipeg.

Speaking from the heart.

Eye-opening learning opportunities.

Deepen your understanding & empathy by hearing directly from the people who’s lives have been lifted up, visiting an agency partner doing critical front-line work, or participating in a poverty simulation to begin to grasp what it’s like to live on the financial edge.

Got questions?

Email GenNext manager Susan, or give her a call at 204-924-4277.

“I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that, then I realized I am somebody.”

—Lily Tomlin