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Digging It-Day of Caring with Toyota

"It was a great way to spend a day and make a difference"-Day of Caring Participant   It wasn't a normal work day for any of us. A group of Toyota employees and some staff from United Way Waterloo Region Communities traded in their…

Is Technology a Force for Good?

"Tech for Good" That was the theme of the True North conference held last week in Waterloo Region. For many of us, the life changing aspects of technology might only extend as far as the smartphone we carry everywhere. Has that been…

We're looking for a few good ideas. Forever Fund grant applications now being accepted.

Expressive Arts Therapy for children and their parents. A Friendship Connection program which brings teens together with seniors. Those are two programs being powered by the Forever Fund. The fund, a part of United Way supported by an…

June is Seniors' Month

We've heard for years about the impact of the baby boom generation. In Canada,the boom years spanned from 1946 to 1965. During those 20 years more than 8 million babies were born--an average of more than 400 thousand per year. To put that…

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…