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      YU grant applications will be accepted starting December 10th. Will you be ready? If you're 14-22 years old and living in a community in Simcoe County, Muskoka or the Town of Blue Mountains, we have a question for you: How would you make your community better, if...

Theresa works for a United Way-funded agency in another jurisdiction,  but her dedication to community can be found within any of our Partner Agencies as well. - in her own words...

Lori-Ann Seward is a Relationship Manager who inspires area residents to support UWSM's poverty-reduction initiatives by sharing what inspires her. Here's one of her stories...

Muskoka - your pulse has been taken! As a community sponsor, United Way Simcoe Muskoka is delighted to support Muskoka Community Foundation's first Vital Signs report. Publicly launched today, this community snapshot and local data allow us to better understand what drives the region of Muskoka,...

Benefit galas can raise a lot of money for charity. And that's a good thing. But they can also cost a lot of time and money to plan (and to attend). What if we did things a little differently this time...

WHAT GOES THROUGH YOUR MIND WHEN YOU THINK OF HOMELESS YOUTH? It might be time to think again. Stereotypes can hinder at-risk youth from getting the help they need to get back on track for a safe and successful future. Tracy Wood is the Senior Coordinator of...

On the eve of a milestone anniversary, United Way Simcoe Muskoka (UWSM) has launched new online tools to help local residents and businesses understand how their donations and volunteer support are making a difference in local communities. In this digital age, we're identifying that ongoing...

Poverty goes beyond income. Hunger and homelessness. Education inequality, unemployment and social isolation. Mental illness and domestic violence. Why are United Ways across the country launching a new publicity campaign about local poverty, in all its forms? Because our neighbours are struggling and we need your help in...