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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.
Period poverty occurs when someone lacks the menstrual products they need, and it’s a more common issue in our community than you probably think.
With 94 calls to action mostly directed at governments, it's easy to think that individuals can’t make a difference. But we can.
The C.O.W. Bus breaks down stigma to build family literacy and strengthen our community.
Because of United Way supporters, we can increase services for students at three schools and services are now available in eight schools.
Summer is when our community rallies together to make sure students have the school supplies they need. The demand for school supplies has increased.
The Dapper Beaver Coffee Company gives back to the Edmonton community through volunteering and donating to United Way of the Alberta Capital Region.
This Canada Day, take the time to reflect on these truths and commit to the reconciliation needed to heal these deep wounds. Together, we can transform Canada into the place that many of us already think it is.
Indigenous people in Edmonton share Wahkohtowin by welcoming newcomers to Canada through sharing culture and community.
Thanks to the ongoing support of caring members of our community, the All in for Youth network enabled schools to quickly respond to emerging needs when the pandemic hit.
Goodwill Industries of Alberta activated a volunteer hub to create care packages for vulnerable people through United Way of the Alberta Capital Region.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Edmonton’s Centre for Family Literacy quickly adapted their programming to reach new families to share the importance of family literacy.