United Way’s agency partner Youth Agencies Alliance (YAA) art show begins a global social media campaign to spread youth vision for a better world.
Jessica’s love of art began when she was a participant at a program supported by Winnipeggers’ donations to United Way.
United Way volunteer Angie Bruce recently toured the Marlene Street Resource Centre, and was inspired by what she saw there. Or, rather, what she didn’t see. “After the United Way visit I really felt like it was a space that needed some support and life. The space that they were working with did not support
Art has the power to heal, energize, and bring people together. Art creates dialogue and gives voice; empowers and inspires. For all these reason and more, art factors into much of United Way’s work. The Art of Community is a new exhibit on display in United Way of Winnipeg’s innovative main floor space at 580
A journey through the streets and abandoned lots of the Main Street neighbourhood where Ojibway artist Kevin Anderson lived an survived for almost a decade as a homeless individual yields a powerful look at homelessness in Winnipeg. Main Street’s Edge Gallery is hosting Anderson’s homelessness awareness and education initiative Street Life, a series of drawings “carefully,
The abstract work of prolific octogenarian Regina artist John Coleshaw Sr. is a vibrant, colourful expression of “a gentle and generous soul.”
The At Home/Chez Soi project will have an exhibit of photographs from participants in the Housing First project, a project that provides services and housing to people experiencing serious mental health issues and homelessness.
Winnipeg artist Federico Buchbinder is donating 100% of the proceeds from sales of his beautiful fine art photography to United Way for the next week!
Ace Burpee has set out to raise $100,000 for the United Way this Fall.