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The latest news and stories about United Way of the Alberta Capital Region and how we are changing lives in our community, together.
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region’s President & CEO, Rob Yager, shares his gratitude for our supporters who step up to make a difference and introduce some of the people you’ve helped.
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is rallying residents of the metropolitan region to support our most vulnerable community members during a season of urgent need.
Participants share how they changed their lives and achieved their dreams with support from United Way’s financial empowerment initiative.
Period poverty is impacting people in the Alberta Capital Region,
but United Way’s Period Promise is here to help.
Coats for Kids and Families anticipates a high demand for winter gear for vulnerable families due to inflation, cost of living, and newcomer settlement.
Over 70 United Way volunteers from 16 Edmonton-region engineering firms came together to transform Camp Yowochas, a year-round outdoor education centre and campsite run by YWCA Edmonton.
Amii aims to make the tech industry more inclusive by busting stigma and improving access to period products
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region works collaboratively across the social services sector, identifying pressing community needs, and convening partnerships across the region to implement solutions with greatest impact.
Thanks to United Way supporters, we can provide critical funding and backbone administrative support, so local agencies can focus on delivering much-needed frontline programs and services.
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.
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.