There are so many ways to show your local love for Windsor and Essex County:
Dip, Donate &
Freeze for a Cause
Sat, February 3, 2024
Dive into icy Lake Erie to help local kids break the cycle of poverty. Enjoy a unique experience, build camaraderie, and collect pledges for a chance to win cool swag and prizes!
Menstrual hygiene products are one of the most requested, yet least donated items at food banks and shelters. With your help, we can change that.
On Tuesday, March 5th from 4pm to 8pm, join United Way/Centraide Windsor Essex County and the Windsor & District Labour Council at Harbour House Waterfront Eatery for Tampon Tuesday!
March 24, 2023
Cleaner & Greener: United Way’s successful clean-up campaign to support downtown residents
In an inspiring display of community spirit, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, the City of Windsor, CUPE 82 and Rocket Innovation Studio, came together to host over 70 people for a community clean up on September 13th, 2023. Volunteers
On Thursday, November 9, 2023, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, in partnership with the Windsor & District Labour Council (WDLC), will host the 46th annual Labour Appreciation Night at the Ciociaro Club of Windsor, honouring the recipient of the Charles E. Brooks Labour Community Service Award, Tony Sisti, Chair of Unifor Local 1973 Retired Workers Chapter.
United Way launches annual summer programs across Windsor-Essex County – Summer Eats for Kids & Backpacks for Success
United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County launches their annual summer programs fundraising campaign this month. United Way’s Summer Programs include two innovative strategies that support children throughout the summer months and help prepare them for their upcoming school year.
On Thursday June 15th, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County in partnership with the Windsor & District Labour Council presented the 3rd Annual John Toth Community Champion Legacy Award to longtime United Way supporter Roger Dzugan.
May 3, 2023
CELEBRATING WOMEN WHO INSPIRE US EVENT
Women United’s annual Celebrating Women Who Inspire Us presented by Green Shield Canada luncheon is the signature event of United Way’s Women United program. It brings together people in the community for an inspirational event, featuring a keynote speaker, as well as information about the Women United and its impact in the community.
January 19, 2023
iMove for United Way
Get up, get moving and challenge yourself and others to move for 200 minutes! iMove for United Way Presented by St. Clair College & St. Clair College Alumni Association is our virtual fundraising event that focuses on the importance of physical activity as part of a person’s overall wellbeing.
February 2, 2023
On Tuesday, March 7th from 4pm to 8pm, join United Way/Centraide Windsor Essex County and the Windsor & District Labour Council at Harbour House Waterfront Eatery for Tampon Tuesday!
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Stories, releases and news coverage
RELEASE: United Way launches their annual summer programs fundraising campaign this month – Summer Eats for Kids & Backpacks for Success.
United Way’s second annual youth mental health fundraising event – iMove for United Way presented by St. Clair College and St. Clair College Alumni Association – raised $40,320 (and counting) throughout February and March. Funds raised through the event help local children and youth access mental health and preventative wellness supports they couldn’t otherwise afford.
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.