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
As the holiday season approaches, many of us have nostalgic thoughts of home. If we’re lucky – and many of us are – we remember happy childhoods spent with loved ones in cozy, comfortable homes. But sadly, as the housing market changes, “Home Sweet Home” is becoming a fantasy for more and more people. Scenes
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