As temperatures in Hamilton continue to dip below the freezing mark, the mercury is rising on the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board’s United Way employee fundraising campaign which wrapped up this week with a record-breaking tally of $99,795. Director of Education David Hansen made the announcement at St. Bernadette Catholic Elementary School on January 17
This time of year carries different meanings for many people. For me, I especially value and enjoy spending time with my two daughters and family. It is also a time of hope when neighbours and communities unite to show local love by helping those in need. As we come together to say farewell to 2018
Dozens of local restaurants are doing their part to raise money for the United Way. The start of November represents the start of “Novemburger,” through which participating restaurants offer a special burger on their menu for the month and donate a portion of the sales to the United Way of Halton and Hamilton. Read More.
City of Hamilton employees came out in a big way to support the United Way at the 15th Annual United Way Truck Pull. This year’s October 3rd event saw 18 teams queuing up to pull a fire truck 50 feet down Main Street West, in front of City Hall - raising almost $10,000! The excitement
Every day, thousands of families living in Halton and Hamilton struggle to break the cycle of poverty. Every day, they make the choice between paying rent and putting food on the table. This way of life is not just a ‘now’ problem – poverty can take hold for future generations, and it is our job
Today, October 10, 2018, is World Mental Health Day, presenting a canvas for illuminating its impact on youth living in Halton and Hamilton. Adolescence is a challenging time for many. Changing hormones, pressures from school and peers, social media and leaving home for university, are just some of the pressures teenagers face. For many teens,
The City of Hamilton kicked off the 2018 Halton and Hamilton United Way campaign with the 15th annual firetruck pull. Nineteen teams representing several departments around the city competed in front of city hall for bragging rights in the popular event. Read More.
Hamilton resident Fred speaks about the assistance he received through United Way supported agencies, and how his recovery inspires him to help someone else. Read More.
United Way Halton & Hamilton was excited to launch their 2018-19 campaign in Burlington, along with other communities, during the month of September. These kickoffs are engaging, impactful, and helped change over 212,000 lives last year. Read More.
United Way Halton & Hamilton launched its 2018 campaign with a flag-raising ceremony in Oakville and call-to-action event at town hall. Municipal leaders asked the community to come together for this year’s campaign. Read More.