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What is Happening at United Way:

Upcoming Annual Events:

Sunday, August 18, 2024
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 594

Join us for a fun-filled day at our Cornhole Tournament, brought to you by United Way’s Retiree Volunteer Council. Get ready for some friendly competition, food, prizes and more! 

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!

Menstrual hygiene products are one of the most requested, yet least donated items at food banks and shelters. With your help, we can change that.

Stay tuned for the 2025 date!

What is Happening in the News:

Ford Windsor Operations, UNIFOR Locals 200 & 240,business partners raise $508,189 in support of United Way

Ford Windsor Operations, Unifor Local 200 and Local 240, Leadec Industrial Services and Penske Logistics are proud to announce a $508,189 donation to United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County as part of its annual fundraising efforts in support of local children and youth.

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.

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.