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From the classroom to the board room: The impact of mentorship in our community

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, United Way supporters share how mentorship has shaped their lives and why they champion this important volunteer opportunity that supports mental wellness and grows their skills.

United Way's Heartland Challenge committee volunteers use their unique skills to give back to the community and the Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank.

Growing communities: Heartland Challenge volunteers boost Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank

United Way’s Heartland Challenge volunteers helped strengthen their community through gardens, building upgrades, and volunteer appreciation in partnership with the Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank.

who to call when navigating mental health support or social services

Navigating the Numbers: When to dial 988, 211, 811, or 911

With the introduction of 988 as a suicide prevention line, Albertans now have more options when navigating the network of mental health support or social services.

How to talk with kids about tough topics

It can be difficult to find the right words when helping kids navigate scary or hard topics. Learn how to have empowering and honest conversations with guidance from a mental health expert from The Family Centre.

Connecting business and community: the power of United Way Workplace Campaigns

From enhancing employee engagement to nurturing a shared sense of community, local organizations and communities reap the benefits of United Way workplace campaigns.

Coats for Kids & Families spreads warmth and compassion across the Edmonton region

Break the Cycle, Break the Silence: Uniting Alberta against Gender-Based Violence

Your support of United Way's 211 Alberta helps Albertans find the right resource or service for whatever issue they need help with, at the right time.

Coats for Kids & Families spreads warmth and compassion across the Edmonton region

Your support of United Way's Coats for Kids & Families will keep our community warm, one coat at a time.

Local engineers unite to transform supportive housing spaces

The Edmonton region’s engineering community joins forces to make a lasting impact through skilled volunteerism in support of United Way and Edmonton John Howard Society.

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Driving generational change for a more empowered future for women and girls

In celebration of International Day of the Girl Child, passionate changemakers share why they’re making a difference through Women United.

13 resources to help you learn more about Truth and Reconciliation

As we learn and grow as an organization, our United Way is committed to being active participants in the Truth and Reconciliation journey, as individuals and within our communities. Our United Way staff and volunteers share some resources that have helped them in their own understanding and growth.

Women United Co-Chair Appointed to Global Leadership Council

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is proud to congratulate our Women United Co-Chair Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji on her appointment to the Women United Global Leadership Council! Acting as the sole Canadian representative, Danisha joins a group of dynamic leaders mobilizing to advance gender equity and advocating for access to quality, affordable, educational childcare.

Workplaces are advancing menstrual equity, one Period Promise at a time

As Labour Day approaches, let’s talk about the impact menstruation has on people in the workplace — especially for employees without easy access to period products or washrooms on the job.