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How We Help2021-06-09T18:43:27-07:00

Our Priorities

United Way is improving lives locally by investing in programs and services that move people from poverty to possibility, help kids be all they can be, and build strong, resilient, healthy communities.

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Your Impact

When you support United Way, you’re helping to build a strong social safety net for members of your community. This means that people in all ages and stages of life have access to all the supports they need the most, when and where they need them.

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Snapshot of support for all ages and stages of life. Children and Youth: 1067 At-risk youth developed confidence and skills; 169 Car seats delivered to families in need; Essential baby items provided to new moms who can't afford them. Families: 68 New moms provided with crucial postpartum support; 1710 Families connected to vital community services; Family counselling and coping skills provided to parents and children in crisis. Individuals: 882 People provided with critical counselling sessions; 122 Individuals received wrap-around addiction recovery support; 3500+ Women fleeing intimate partner violence provided with support and shelter. Seniors: 1640 Visits and services provided to seniors to combat social isolation; Technology training and support sessions for seniors; Transportation to medical appointments.

Community Development

United Way brings together community groups, agencies, governments and businesses to address the most unignorable, pressing local issues facing our most vulnerable.

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Funding

United Way is committed to investing in programs and projects that address our focus areas and demonstrate success in achieving results.

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Do you have a question about United Way or our work to improve lives locally? Here are answers to  the questions that we get most often.

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Impact Stories

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