We know that across our region many people could not, and cannot, afford to adequately prepare for how COVID-19 is affecting their family. Together, we can help the most vulnerable. Learn More These are challenging and vulnerable times, yet, amongst all of the uncertainty, I see a strong community, banding together, in a new and
Mike Mikulak, Senior Director of Community Impact Strategy and Innovation at United Way Halton & Hamilton, interviews with Cable 14 Hamilton’s Scot Urquhart on City Matters. In this time of uncertainty, there is more need for community services than ever. We must band together to help those who may fall through the cracks. Together,
We know that across our region many people could not, and cannot, afford to adequately prepare for how COVID-19 is affecting their family. Together, we can help the most vulnerable. Learn More United Way Halton & Hamilton COVID-19 Response March 18, 2020 Community binds us together. Community is also at the heart of everything we
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 Igniting change with one small spark. United Way Halton & Hamilton launches Social Innovation Labs to solve pressing #UNIGNORABLE issues in new and innovative ways Let’s consider big, audacious ideas. You know those ideas, those conversations, that may start as a small ember, or a flash of inspiration. Perhaps
International Women’s Day – not just a moment in time We mark International Women’s Day on March 8, yet one day isn’t nearly enough to celebrate both the achievements of women, and to commit to confronting gender inequality in all its forms. As a father of two daughters, I take pride in celebrating International Women’s
Free menstrual products will soon be available in 10 Hamilton schools. A new pilot project, launched jointly by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) and the United Way of Halton and Hamilton, will see thousands of menstrual products available to students in 10 local public schools. "There are too many in our community who do
What comes to mind when you think of family? For some, it’s immediate and extended families of parents and siblings, aunts and uncles, cousins, grandparents, nieces and nephews. It’s boisterous, perhaps chaotic holiday gatherings, memory-making celebrations of birthdays, weddings and anniversaries, and a large network to fall back on in times of hardship and loss.
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WE NEED YOUR HELP #UNIGNORABLE issues in our community, including mental illness, at-risk youth, hunger, homelessness, domestic violence, and social isolation, among others, belong to all of us. These problems will take the dedication and commitment of everyone to help solve them. Socks were made in our signature #UNIGNORABLE colour, made by Pantone, to specifically
Alex Dutton, left, and Jordan Chesterton-Green were two of approximately 50 kids checking out the shoe selection during the Tiger-Cats, United Way of Halton & Hamilton and Carmen’s Group Kicks For Kids shopping day at Sport Chek Saturday. The group was shopping at the Meadowlands location for new running shoes. They were helped out by
In November, Leslea and Steve Mehltretter hosted a fundraiser for United Way Halton and Hamilton supported programs. Leslea donated 42 of her personal works of art to a silent auction, where over $45,000 was raised for children's programs supported by the Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton and the Eva Rothwell Centre in Hamilton.