Periods are a fact of life. Menstruation products are a basic necessity. But if you’re living in poverty – or vulnerable in other ways – access to tampons, pads, cups or menstrual underwear, can be challenging. The Period Promise campaign by United Way mobilizes local citizens to be a part of the solution. You can
Social Prescription Roundtable Our most vulnerable community members have complex needs that can be supported by diverse community stakeholders, but navigating these supports can be extremely challenging. United Way is collaborating with community stakeholders to better understand someone’s journey across multiple supports, identify gaps, and increase coordination so that no one falls through the cracks.
Focused on Impact 2018-2019 Impact Report Driving Change: A Message from Brad Park This Impact Report highlights the many ways that your investment is connecting our neighbours to the social supports they need to live and prosper. As we continue on our course, we thank you for spreading local love that inspires and builds stronger
Stable, strong and loving families are the foundation of a vibrant society. We all need a sense of belonging and, families can come in many forms - traditional and non-traditional. For me, as a father of a blended family, I see and understand how vastly different my childhood was in comparison to theirs. Things sure
Donate Today #UNIGNORABLE Too often the greatest problems in our community are the ones we sometimes don’t see. The senior trapped in their home due to mobility and access issues. The young child who sits too quietly at the edge of the playground instead of playing. The kids who don’t know where to go when
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
By supporting United Way agencies, you help parents like Pauline get the help their kids need.
The issue of low-income earning pervades our community and is one that many social services are devoted to addressing by serving those experiencing challenges related to; low wages, precarious employment, a high cost of living, and navigating systems. Tackling this issue means working within our current system and educating the public of the various opportunities
What is Can You See Me? The Can You See Me? campaign is a four week mental health awareness initiative offered by United Way Halton & Hamilton. The program is available to local companies to run in their workplace to address issues surrounding family mental health and the stigma surrounding mental health issues and