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GenNext Year End Celebration

Join us for our final GenNext event of the year where we will celebrate you and all you've done with us this past year. You will have the chance to meet folks from across the Region that have been helping to change the power of poverty.There…

National Philanthropy Day November 15

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, philanthropy is defined as "good will to fellow members of the human race; especially :active effort to promote human welfare" But these days, most of us probably tie the word to a monetary donation. And…

Let's make a new forever. Applications now open.

We're looking for some great new ideas.    The United Way Forever Fund is open for applications. Grants are generated by an  endowment fund, and used to support programs and initiatives right here in Waterloo Region. We're focusing…

One-on-One. It can all start with you

As far as I know, each of us is given one life to live. How we choose to write our life story is entirely up to us. Have you thought about what legacy you want to leave behind? Or what kind of impact you would like to have on the people that…

The Giving Season: Generosity

November and December are a time of year when many of us feel more generous.   Figures indicate almost 40 per cent of charitable donations are made during these eight weeks---which means labeling this time period "The Giving Season" is completely…

Carving For a Cause

Kara Klypycz is all about the pumpkins. Well, not all.....she's also devoted to helping out United Way.    Kara has been busy the last couple of weeks carving 150 pumpkins for her annual Halloween display.  It's a family affair as her…

Crunch Time for a National Housing Strategy

The Federal Government is expected to release its first National Housing Strategy in the next few weeks. United Way Centraide Canada has been a strong supporter of the National Housing Collaborative, which is working toward housing affordability…

One Day. One Goal

October 17th is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.   It’s a day which goes back three decades, from the original proclamation in Paris, France On the 17th of October 1987, defenders of human and civil rights from every…

Mental Health and Poverty

Today, October 10th, is World Mental Health Day. The focus this year is on mental health in the workplace United Way Waterloo Region Communities partners with the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington as part of the network…