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August 3, 2022
When Child Welfare told her she couldn’t live with her son due to her addiction, she decided to reach out for help. Luckily, she was able to access multiple programs along her journey that helped change her life.
Today, Vanessa works full-time as an outreach worker and lives at home with her 18-month-old son. United Way supports multiple programs that work together to create lasting change. Because supporters do local good, individuals like Vanessa are housed and helping others.
Your donation to United Way remains 100% local to provide life-changing support to individuals and families in Edmonton and surrounding areas.
Having identification is a rite of passage for many people in our culture and society. But it’s also something we can take for granted. Having identification can mean entry into entertainment venues, or access to goods and services. For many in our community, having ID is something that’s hard to come by and hard to hold on to.
Thanks in part to support from United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, Sage Seniors Association provides a holistic range of programs and services to local seniors – all aimed at helping them connect with each other, break down barriers, and thrive.
Indigenous people in Edmonton share Wahkohtowin by welcoming newcomers to Canada through sharing culture and community.