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,
The City of Hamilton kicked off the 2018 Halton and Hamilton United Way campaign with the 15th annual firetruck pull. Nineteen teams representing several departments around the city competed in front of city hall for bragging rights in the popular event. Read More.
Hamilton resident Fred speaks about the assistance he received through United Way supported agencies, and how his recovery inspires him to help someone else. Read More.
United Way Halton & Hamilton was excited to launch their 2018-19 campaign in Burlington, along with other communities, during the month of September. These kickoffs are engaging, impactful, and helped change over 212,000 lives last year. Read More.
United Way Halton & Hamilton launched its 2018 campaign with a flag-raising ceremony in Oakville and call-to-action event at town hall. Municipal leaders asked the community to come together for this year’s campaign. Read More.
BURLINGTON, ON – Every day, people across the community struggle to build better lives for themselves and their families. These challenges are fueled by serious social and economic barriers including poverty, youth unemployment, mental illness, isolation and community decline, among others, making it remarkably difficult to get ahead. United Way Halton & Hamilton marks its
UPS and 30 teams involving strong community partners joined forces for the third year in a row to support United Way Halton & Hamilton's 2018 campaign. The event featured pulling a 200,000 lb UPS Browntail Airbus A-300 plane across the tarmac at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. Plane Pull: UPS and 30 teams
Dunking for Joy: Region supports United Way with annual fundraiser launch BBQ – Georgetown Independent Free Press
Halton Region employees made a splash in the front yard of the head offices, playing with the dunk tank to raise money for the United Way. The annual barbecue marks the launch of an annual fundraising campaign, where employees sign up for payroll deductions, games and activities to raise money for United Way of Halton