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Youth Success

March 30, 2023

On Track to Pay it Forward - Mohamed's Story

The On Track to Success program provided support that was crucial for Mohamed to succeed and had a big impact on his life. He was able to connect with a tutor who understood his learning style and helped him get through that very difficult time. “Without that help, I would not have been able to pass my class. I am forever thankful for the support that I received from the OTTS program.” says Mohamed.

June 29, 2022

VIDEO: On Track to Success Ujima Initiative in full swing

Students participating in the On Track to Success Ujima Initiative have been busy over the last few months, and we wanted to share the highlights. Richie and Subomi share how On Track and the Ujima initiative have helped them so far.

May 18, 2022

3 Windsor-Essex residents drive away with new lease on life

RELEASE: Rebuilding Wheels Rebuilding Lives, a community partnership that supports local families with a reliable vehicle, is handing over the keys to three donated cars this week, while the student mechanics who helped refurbish them celebrate their own accomplishments.

April 13, 2022

Volunteers have a positive impact on On Track to Success students

We’re celebrating our volunteers this week – and every week! Holley is a volunteer tutor in On Track to Success. She and one of her students, Tatianna, talk about how they both grew as a result of their involvement in the program.

January 24, 2022

Understanding the experiences of local residents key to building more resilient families

For United Way, it’s important that families have access to supports that can strengthen children in reaching their potential, including nutritious food and mental health counselling, social inclusion, and access to transportation and housing to build more stable, resilient families.

December 8, 2021

Student earns life-changing opportunity

An On Track to Success graduate has been awarded a valuable provincial LGBTQ scholarship.

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.

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 27, 2021

Mentoring Builds Confidence

Janice Smith, a member of Women United, had an ‘aha’ moment while mentoring On Track to Success Students in West Windsor.

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.

April 30, 2021

Paving the Way to Post-Secondary

VIDEO: Lidiana talks about her career aspirations after graduating from United Way's On Track to Success program and shares how the program helped her.