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.
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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 Way brings together companies and individuals wanting to do local good with opportunities to make a bigger impact.
Each year, young professionals from across our region support United Way’s work by volunteering their time and talent as members of United Way’s GenNEXT Committee.
Committee members work to bring together the next generation of philanthropists to create pathways out of poverty in the Edmonton area through engagement activities.
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Peace Out Poverty highlights various aspects of poverty impacting the Alberta Capital Region community and what philanthropists in their 20s and 30s can do to take action.
Join us as we dive into the social issues that most affect our community and talk to the innovators that are tackling the problems head-on.
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Every year, GenNEXT engages the next generation in both workplaces and the larger community to change the face of philanthropy. Dedicated volunteers lead the way in creating change in the Alberta Capital Region by participating in social justice activities while developing their leadership, networking, and personal and professional skills.
GenNEXT launched Peace Out Poverty, podcast that highlights various aspects of poverty impacting the Alberta Capital Region community and what philanthropists in their 20s and 30s can do to take action.
GenNEXT connected with local businesses to host a product drive for United Way's Period Promise. The drives have raised over $3400 and more than 700 products collectively through 2021 and 2022 campaigns.
Guest blogs from our GenNEXT committee highlighting local good.
Each year, a group of young professionals volunteer their time and expertise as members of the GenNEXT Cabinet. This group meets monthly, develops and implements the annual GenNEXT strategy, plans events and acts as ambassadors in the community.