Today – November 13th – is World Kindness Day. It was declared in 1998 by humanitarian groups that wanted to encourage people everywhere to help create a kinder world. At United Way, kindness is the theme that runs through everything we do. Our Vision is to create strong, empowered communities without barriers – communities where
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, more than 100 volunteers headed out into the community to help local organizations with projects for #UNIGNORABLE issues in Halton as a part of United Way Halton & Hamilton's Show Your Local Love Day. Read More.
Today, on World Mental Health Day, I’m encouraged by the progress that is being made in our understanding of mental health. There is now wider-spread awareness of the need for care and compassion, and an openness about the impact of mental health challenges on the lives of people of all ages and from every walk
September 7, 2019 United Way Halton & Hamilton sets largest-ever fundraising goal of $11.1 million. HAMILTON, ON September 7, 2019 – It’s aggressive and it’s bold – an $11,100,000 fundraising goal for United Way Halton & Hamilton. “This is the largest goal for the community fund ever, and with your help we will achieve it,”
The United Way Halton & Hamilton kicked off their 2019 campaign with their 4th annual plane pull event at John C. Munro Airport. A total of 36 teams from companies across the area put rope in hand to pull a 200,000 pound UPS airplane 50 feet, competing for the best time all while raising funds
It was all part of the launch of the new United Way Campaign of Hamilton-Halton. The annual event to pull a 200,000-pound UPS plane 50 feet draws attention to the importance of the United Way Campaign. Politicians, community leaders and members of the general public turned out in force this morning for another successful event.
Fundraising to help better the community. That’s what United Way Halton & Hamilton is known for and why they are the myFM Community Partner Program recipients, presented by Gordon Food Service, for September, 2019. They support 47 local programs, helping over 20,000 people in the Milton community. CEO of United Way Halton & Hamilton, Brad
Hamilton, ONTARIO – Today, United Way Halton and Hamilton (UWHH) launched their first podcast episode focusing on local social issues hosting a guest lineup of community advocates and thought leaders. “Digital platforms such as podcasts are becoming more significant as channels to reach a wider demographic and create dialogue around local societal challenges,” said Mike
Imagine for a moment, having to choose between paying rent or buying groceries. The hard truth, is that far too many in our community struggle with this reality every month. Unaffordable housing places significant stress on low-income Halton residents. Over 12,000 Halton Region residents — or 4.7 per cent — are of working poor households,
Today – International Youth Day – is when we celebrate the potential and promise of extraordinary young people all over the world. The United Nations has declared this day to recognize the role young women and men play as essential partners in change, and to raise awareness about the challenges and problems they face. Here