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What is Happening at United Way:

Upcoming Annual Events:

Monday, September 30, 2024
Beach Grove Golf & Country Club

United Way’s 2nd Annual Charity Golf Classic event brings together donors and partners to fundraise for and support local children and youth, while also enjoying a full day of golf, food and fun!

Celebrating Women Who Inspire Us presented by Green Shield Canada luncheon is the signature event of United Way’s Women United program. It brings together people in the community for an inspirational event featuring a keynote speaker.

Stay tuned for the 2024 date!

2024 Polar Dip

Dip, Donate & Freeze for a Cause! Dive into icy Lake Erie on Saturday, February 3, 2024 to help local kids break the cycle of poverty.

Stay tuned for the 2025 date!

What is Happening in the News:

Ignite Academy – 2023 Year in Review

Ignite Academy is a unique program designed by the community to help kids improve their reading and math skills. Learn more about the first year of Ignite Academy and meet some of the amazing students.

February 13, 2024

United Way receives $180,000 from Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefit Plan for school lunch program

United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County is proud to announce that we have received $180,000 in funding to deliver a free school lunch program in two Sandwich area schools a minimum of one day a week throughout the school year.

On Track to Success – 2023 Year in Review

The On Track to Success program continues to make an incredible impact on hundreds of local youth in West Windsor, Downtown Windsor and Leamington. It’s because of donors – like you – that we’re able to support these incredible students in their journey through high school and into post-secondary education.

Release: 2023 Impact Report to the Community

Thanks to local residents and donors, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County is helping kids succeed from Cradle to Career. We released our 2022-2023 Annual Impact Report to the Community, highlighting the progress that has been made to help local children overcome barriers to academic success.

What is Happening in the Labour Community:

Charles E. Brooks Labour Community Service Award

Presented annually to a trade unionist in recognition of outstanding contributions in the area of voluntary community service.

John Toth Community Champion Legacy Award

On Thursday June 15th, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County in partnership with the Windsor & District Labour Council presented the 3rd Annual John Toth Community Champion Legacy Award to longtime United Way supporter Roger Dzugan.