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There are so many ways to help unlock youth potential while learning about our community and having a memorable experience through United Way.

Celebrating Women Who Inspire Us

Women United’s Celebrating Women Who Inspire Us virtual event is coming May 11, 2022.

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Workplace Champion Toolkit

Get to know United Way and the
#UNIGNORABLE issues in #YQG.

Learn tips on fundraising.

Download fundraising materials from our resource library.

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Volunteering

Why volunteer?

United Way volunteers

Volunteer opportunities

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Monthly eNews

Stay up to date on news, insights, local events and how to get involved.

Become an Emerging Philanthropist

Leaders, donors, volunteers and changemakers under 40

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We Are Women United

Women United is an inclusive, vibrant group of community-minded women, bound together by a sense of belonging.

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Labour Advocacy Training

Explore the challenges faced by working families, and the ways in which Labour and communities can work together.

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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April 29, 2022

Stellantis employees and retirees pledge largest donation for United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County 2021-22 campaign

RELEASE: Stellantis employee and retiree combined contribution to the annual United Way campaign totals $831,216.22…

April 13, 2022

Ford Windsor Operations raises $508,059 for Building a Brighter Future campaign in support of United Way

RELEASE: Ford Windsor Operations, Unifor Local 200 and Local 240, Leadec Industrial Services and Penske Logistics are proud to announce a $508,059 donation to United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County as part of its annual fundraising efforts in support of local children and youth. WATCH VIDEO

March 24, 2022

iMove for United Way raises over $40K for youth mental health

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 help local children and youth access mental health and preventative wellness supports they couldn’t otherwise afford.