United Way looks at the big picture to deliver a coordinated network of services and programs to address a range of needs for children and families who are living in poverty.
Behind all our work, there are people like you who get involved in big and small ways. Help us ensure a better future for families living in poverty by getting involved.
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United Way is a network of more than 75 local United Way offices. Since 1941, we’ve worked in the Alberta Capital Region for the betterment of all.
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United, we make the biggest difference.
United Way brings together caring people and organizations to address the root cause of poverty in the Edmonton region.
Alicia and Ace access Norwood Centre’s Parent Respite, a United Way-funded program that provides drop-in childcare and family support workers. Now, Alicia can go to school for nursing while her son gets quality early-childhood education.
After coming to Canada as a Syrian refugee, Moumenah took part in an Empower U course at Islamic Family to better understand finances in Canada. Empower U is a United Way program that provides participants with financial literacy training and a matched savings program.
Nevaeh discovered a love of cooking through the United Way-funded Community Kitchen Program delivered by the Alberta Parenting for the Future Association. But she also found a place where she could thrive, in turn building her confidence and resilience.
The last few years have shown how just one bump in the road – job loss, illness, learning disruptions – can cause an individual or family to fall on tough times. And we’ve seen just how tough it can be to break out of poverty when faced with systemic barriers.
Sometimes it can all feel too heavy. But for those of us who can shoulder some of that weight, we can make things lighter for everyone in our community.
United Way builds relationships in the community to collaborate, coordinate, and make real headway in tackling big issues in our region. Our experts deeply know this community and its support systems – and what it needs most.
But we need you, too. Do local good and donate today.
United, we can make lasting change in our community.
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