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United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County

October 5, 2021

ProsperUs Open Call for Applications – Out-of-School Solutions

ProsperUs is seeking community organizations that can support the delivery of new out-of-school time solutions for elementary aged children in West Windsor, Downtown Windsor, and Leamington.

September 1, 2021

Message to the Community – Discoveries at Residential Schools

Over the past several months, gruesome discoveries of unmarked graves continue to be made at the sites of previous residential schools in Canada.

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.

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.

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August 5, 2021

Release: 2021 Impact Report to the community

Windsor, ON – Thanks to local residents and donors, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County is helping kids succeed in school and grow into healthy adults.

July 16, 2021

United Way Launches Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive

United Way’s Backpacks for Success program provides students with backpacks filled with grade-appropriate supplies they need for school.

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.

May 25, 2021

2021 I Believe in My Community Award recipients celebrated with video tributes

Individuals and organizations who have shown extraordinary love for their community were honoured virtually this year.

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.