On November 18, over a dozen donors boarded a school bus in United Way’s parking lot and headed off to see their dollars at work. United Way 2014-15 Campaign co-chairs Mark Sutcliffe and Yaprak Baltacıoğlu hosted the tour that took participants to two United Way funded agencies.
Nordstrom's Opening Gala proceeds to benefit United Way Ottawa and the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Nordstrom kicked off ticket sales for its March 4 gala at a celebration event Wednesday night. Nordstrom is set to open a 157,000 square foot store in Ottawa with a March gala. Nordstrom will donate all profits of its gala ticket sales to United Way Ottawa and the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
Kids at the new Strathcona Homework Club are ready to learn.
Jannat, a student who uses the new enhanced Strathcona Homework Club, explains how she’ll get help with some of her favourite subjects in school. The Homework Club is a partnership between United Way Ottawa, the City of Ottawa through the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, Ottawa Carleton District School Board and Ottawa Community Housing.
As of December 2013, a total of 10,089 households were on the waiting list for affordable housing in Ottawa, 3,667 with children.
More than 1,000 youth under the age of 25 used shelters in Ottawa in 2013. If we don’t do something, thousands of individuals and families will continue to live in precarious situations.
Meet Graeme Hussey and Mike Bulthuis, everyday heroes.
Public servants marked the midway point of the 2014 Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) with a 24 hour fundraising Blitz Day. The GCWCC, which runs from September to December each year, raises funds for United Way, HealthPartners and all registered Canadian charities.
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