United Way Halton & Hamilton pilots poverty simulator Poverty has many faces. Poverty touches many lives. Poverty impacts our communities. One in 10 people in the Halton region live below the poverty line. One in three seniors live below the poverty line. Those statistics are staggering. While most of us can only imagine what it’s
Wednesday, April 3rd – This year marks a milestone achievement for your United Way. Announced at the annual Evening of Celebration for United Way Halton and Hamilton (UWHH), supporters, donors, community members and the countless volunteers who worked tirelessly over the last year to help UWHH with their community impact efforts, rallied together to celebrate
April 1, 2019 - HALTON, ONTARIO – The Halton Poverty Roundtable (HPRT) and United Way Halton & Hamilton (UWHH) have unified organizations under one umbrella that will deliver greater impact to local communities with a goal of eliminating poverty. As a result of this alignment, as of April 1, 2019, a unification of the two
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.