OUR IMPACT - STRONG COMMUNITIES

We will build strong communities by supporting personal well-being and strengthening neighbourhoods.

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MUSIC THERAPY: 
A Peer Support Group gives new hope to those impacted by a brain injury. Eunice forgot how to play the guitar, but see how far she’s come.
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92% of residents surveyed feel safer in their homes during the day because of a United Way funded program (up from 83% in 2014)


 

Tim Glengarry-Marentette resident

NEIGHBOURS HELPING NEIGHBOURS: 
“Residents in the Glengarry-Marentette area have come together to help their neighbour Tim.”
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FORD CITY RESIDENTS IN ACTION: 
Small business owner says neighbourhood revitalization is underway.
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MENTAL WELLNESS HELPS PHYSICAL RECOVERY: 
After a serious motorcycle accident, Kevin was struggling not only physically but mentally. His family doctor recommended a visit to a United Way-supported Walk-In Counselling Clinic in the County.
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TAKING BACK THE HOOD: 
Jane & Roy Baker joined the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative hoping to improve their neighbourhood. They advocated for a street light above an alley with suspicious traffic.
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COUNSELLING SUPPORTS: 
“They helped me get on track and start a new chapter in my life - my future.”
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PROMOTING SENIORS INDEPENDENCE:
Imagine if your sense of ‘neighbourhood’ was limited to your apartment building. This is the case for many seniors who are unable to get out into the community. United Way’s Senior Outreach strategy seeks to prevent isolation. 
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The Taking Back Our Neighbourhoods report offers ideas for building stronger and safer neighbourhoods. Over the last decade of census data, poverty levels have become more concentrated in certain neighbourhoods in Windsor and Essex County
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Events

 

Community Volunteers
ChangeTheWorld Volunteer Awards

 

 

 

 


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United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4C4
t: 519-258-0000 | f: 519-258-2346
info@weareunited.com
Charitable Registration #: 10816 0334 RR0001