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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.

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We Are Women United

Women United is an inclusive, vibrant community 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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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.

July 14, 2021

Internship program to engage students in community project

Windsor, ON – After months of planning, an innovative new internship program in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science will provide students with a unique learning experience while supporting a community partnership to unlock the potential of local youth.