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Paper Chase: Shred for a Cause

“Everything we do in the digital realm – from surfing the Web to sending an e-mail to conducting a credit card transaction to, yes, making a phone call – creates a data trail. And if that trail exists, chances are someone is using it –…

A Waterloo Region wide volunteer centre brings benefits.

One stop shopping for volunteer opportunities in Waterloo Region Volunteer Centres in Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo combine services. May 9, 2018 (Waterloo Region) There’s now just one place to go for residents to find volunteer…

Congratulations to the 2018 Spirit Award Winners

2018 United Way Waterloo Region Communities Spirit Award Winners Rising Star  The Rising Star Award recognizes a new or returning campaign and/or Employee Campaign Manager that has demonstrated outstanding initiative and immense growth throughout…

Introducing the 2018 Spirit Award nominees

United Way Waterloo Region Communities is proud to work with, and through a dedicated list of individuals, organizations, volunteers and agencies. The 2018 Spirit Awards will honour the efforts of all those partners as we move toward our fall…

Focus on Volunteering: March 2018

Family Volunteering     Kevin Sharpen and his son Noah are dedicated volunteers at Pinehurst Lake Park. It’s a home-away-from-home for their family. Every summer for over 15 years, their family trailer is parked at the small spring-fed…

What's Next? The Needle and the Damage Done.

Just over a week ago, GenNext and United Way Waterloo Region Communities hosted "The Needle and the Damage Done", an honest and frank discussion of the opioid issue in Waterloo Region and across the country. You can see some coverage of the…

United Way maintains community funding.

“We care, because you care.” United Way begins work towards reinvigorating our community. (Waterloo Region) –February 9, 2018 One year after integrating into a region wide United Way, the CEO is pledging a new era of transparency,…

GenNext-The Needle and the Damage Done

"I sing the song because I love the man, I know that some of you won't understand"- Neil Young, The Needle and the Damage Done. Neil Young's iconic song was written more than 40 years ago, describing the destruction he saw even among his…

Making a Move

In April of 2017 we began the integration of United Way KW and Area and United Way Cambridge North Dumfries in to the new United Way Waterloo Region Communities. Since that time we have been operating in two separate locations.  Understandably…