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.
Local Issues can be easy to ignore. So we need your help in creating a movement that is #UNIGNORABLE
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.
Thank you Bill Kelly for helping us raise awareness of local issues on The Bill Kelly Show. These #UNIGNORABLE issues affect many members of our community. Helping to resolve them can start with you. Donate today.
Poverty, homelessness and mental illness can often go unnoticed. That’s why the United Way offer programs for those in need. To tell us more we welcomed Anne Tennier, from the United Way of Halton and Hamilton, and Fred, who has experienced the impact of the programs. Read More.
Through literally dozens of independent agencies, United Way makes support services possible for isolated seniors, people escaping abuse, those dealing with addiction issues, children managing grief, people dealing with disabilities, families facing food insecurity or other problems of poverty, and many other important issues in our community. Across Halton Region, 10% of people live below the
Holiday wishes from United Way Halton & Hamilton – Building Hope and Celebrating Diversity It’s often during special holidays when the sentimental and loving side of humanity shines through. Whether it’s honouring ancestors with special offerings, or re-enacting sacred moments from the past, or simply enjoying cultural activities, we all treasure these times of remembrance
Making fundamental change for menstrual equity in Halton & Hamilton When you use a public or workplace washroom, you probably don’t think twice about the fact that toilet paper is available at no cost. It’s a necessity, after all. So why don’t we expect the same when it comes to equally necessary period products?
The Power of Giving You can help make poverty #UNIGNORABLE We’re making the power of a dollar go further in the fight against poverty on GivingTuesday, December 3. Will you join us? Nearly 3 million Canadians struggle daily just to meet their basic needs. These are people in our communities who are often one crisis