Our knowledge must lead to action RE: Code Red The Hamilton Spectator has provided an extraordinary service to this community by dedicating time and resources to its investigative series, 'Code Red'. In 2010, reporter Steve Buist and his team raised the alarm with stories that documented the shocking social, economic and health disparities in Hamilton.
For Endress+Hauser Canada, allying with the United Way beginning this month ensures the benefits of staff charitable giving and volunteering will assist the communities in which they live. Endress+Hauser is soliciting employee contributions from March 4-18, with a milestone goal of donating $15,000 to the United Way – $7,500 from employees and $7,500 in a matching donation from
When Mackenzie was growing up in Oakville, she found she had a lot of energy, but didn’t have the outlet to express it. She tried to channel her energy into sports and dance, yet she wasn’t thrilled with the structure of having to be a perfectionist to succeed. She struggled with finding something to stick
You can’t solve a problem if you don’t know it exists. In our busy world, important local social issues can often go unnoticed. United Way wants to change that. We all love this place we call home. With the excitement of growth and development, Milton is an attractive place to plant roots. Yet, with this
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,