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Thanks to our donors, volunteers and partners, we’re investing in programs to ensure that kids succeed in school and grow into healthy adults.

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 31, 2022

ProsperUs Collective launches first Cradle to Career solution

RELEASE & VIDEO: ProsperUs, a collective of Windsor-Essex community partners is launching Ignite Academy, a new out-of-school solution designed to improve math and literacy skills for children between Grades 2 and 7, while providing wrap-around support for families. A large gathering of community partners celebrated the long-awaited announcement at General Brock Public School.

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.

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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.

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.

April 30, 2021

Helping children stay inspired and learning

Providing virtual out of school support ensures that students don’t fall further behind their peers in school.

November 2, 2020

VIDEO: Helping Youth Reach Their Potential

Brooklyn graduated from United Way’s On Track to Success program which helped her overcome both personal and academic struggles.

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