Terumi Kuwada volunteered as an Agency Liaison Volunteer – helping guide the direction and impact of United Way agency partners – for about 13 years.
“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.”
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
Happy National Volunteer Week! United Way has a lot of volunteers. Over 5000, in fact! Everything from committees and councils who lend their professional expertise, and a Board of Trustees that directs our operations and affairs, to hundreds of Day of Caring participants who put in thousands of hours in our community. During our annual
Volunteer Lindy Choy, who serves on the Board of Trustees, talks about how volunteering is a pathway to compassion.
Hundreds of volunteers work to make our city a better place through United Way every day. In workplaces there are staff strengthening our community through Days of Caring, Employee Campaign Chairs, Canvassers & committees who inspire their peers to raise money, and the Speakers’ Bureau volunteers who share how that makes a difference in people’s lives. There
Volunteer Canada and Investors Group today released new emotionally-charged videos to promote National Volunteer Week 2011 in collaboration with Volunteer Ottawa.