Study shows negative cycles are broken, strength and empowerment are gained through Family Resource Centres.
Make The Month—Canada’s first online poverty simulation—is a glimpse into the struggle 10% of Winnipeggers face trying to make ends meet.
The more we all come to understand the limitations poverty puts on people and families in Winnipeg, the harder we will all fight to see it end. You can help your fellow Winnipeggers to empathize through experiencing a Living on the Edge Poverty Simulation—a unique experience United Way organizes to shine the light on what it’s
Winnipeg’s Community Task Force to End Homelessness has released The Plan To End Homelessness in Winnipeg (PDF). Humbled and inspired by the personal stories of more than 80 people with lived homelessness experience (PDF), the Task Force—convened by United Way and Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council—consulted with many Winnipeggers who have a stake in ending homelessness: from a Council of Elders to the non-profit
In the spirit of spreading understanding about the realities of living in poverty, United Way offers a poverty simulation called “Living on the Edge.” We have several upcoming opportunities to participate as a volunteer. If you’re interested in giving about 4 hours of your time to help out with this unique experience, please call Hillary at
Poverty can be an abstract concept. We may sense it’s a root cause of problems in our city, but without direct experience with the challenges people living in poverty face, it can be tough to relate. Listening to the stories of poverty can open our eyes to the struggles people face as they navigate life on
A refugee earns financial freedom in Canada