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Experience Life in Someone Else’s Shoes

We love where we live, but local issues like childhood poverty are harming our community. In our busy lives, these local issues can be easy to ignore or go unnoticed. And you can’t solve a problem if you don’t know it exists.

Take one of the virtual challenges below to learn more about the experiences of real families in Windsor-Essex County.

Living In My Shoes

Complete a day in the life of a local mom or dad experiencing low-income. As circumstances change, make decisions that are best for your family while achieving the tasks set out for you. This experience is powered by Rocket Innovation Studio.

Breaking The Cycle

In this anti-poverty challenge, you will have to make difficult financial decisions about things many of us take for granted. Can you make the month?

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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.