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December 3, 2021

#UNEVENT4UJIMA raises over $30K for Black youth in United Way's On Track to Success Program

RELEASE – United Way’s Emerging Philanthropists hosted its second annual UNevent fundraiser, raising over $32K towards the launch of the Ujima initiative for Black youth in United Way’s On Track to Success program.

December 1, 2021

The Ujima Initiative: Black Youth Empowerment

United Way is committed to collaborate with, support and empower Black youth in the community. One way we're taking action is the Ujima initiative.

January 20, 2022

LOL Comedy Show

Buy tickets to a virtual stand-up comedy show. Proceeds benefit the Beyond Disability and Rehabilitation Network, and United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County.

November 25, 2021

Meaningful conversations with family can start with a planned gift

United Way donor, Kyle Kootstra, says conversations about philanthropy can help create a sense of identity and legacy among family members, specifically the younger generation.

November 19, 2021

Charles Brooks Award honours unionist with ties to migrant workers

RELEASE – United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, in partnership with the Windsor & District Labour Council, will host the 44th annual Virtual Labour Appreciation Night next week, honouring the recipient of the Charles E. Brooks Labour Community Service Award, Elizabeth Ha, OPSEU Local 154.

November 12, 2021

Gordie Howe International Bridge Team Invests $40K toward United Way’s Ujima Initiative

RELEASE Windsor, ON – Building Bridges and a Stronger Community: As part of its Community Benefits Plan, the Gordie Howe International Bridge's generous gift will help to officially launch the new initiative for local students this winter.

November 2, 2021

Rocket Innovation Studio Teams Up with United Way to Create ‘Living in My Shoes’ Simulation

RELEASE: Rocket Innovation Studio and United Way announce the launch of the ‘Living in My Shoes’ simulation – a program enabling the public to get a glimpse of what life is like for those living with barriers such as a lack of access to fresh and nutritious food, technology, reliable transportation and mental health support.

October 5, 2021

ProsperUs Open Call for Applications - Out-of-School Solutions

ProsperUs is seeking community organizations that can support the delivery of new out-of-school time solutions for elementary aged children in West Windsor, Downtown Windsor, and Leamington.

September 1, 2021

Message to the Community - Discoveries at Residential Schools

Over the past several months, gruesome discoveries of unmarked graves continue to be made at the sites of previous residential schools in Canada.

August 27, 2021

Hero for a Day Summer Eats for Kids champions

Windsor, ON – United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County wrapped up its Summer Eats for Kids program this week and hosted its Backpacks for Success distribution day on August 24 and 26.

August 10, 2021

Empowering Kids for a Brighter Future

United Way provides children with access to out of school programs that give them opportunities to learn and thrive.

August 5, 2021

Release: 2021 Impact Report to the community

Windsor, ON – Thanks to local residents and donors, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County is helping kids succeed in school and grow into healthy adults.