United Way Simcoe Muskoka News

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Giving to others might be the ultimate win-win. Research has shown generosity has benefits for the giver. In fact, you could say giving to others is selfish. How’s that for a paradox? Top 3 Reasons Why Giving is Good For You   You Get a “Helper’s High” Helper’s high...

Five Things You May Not Know About United Way United Way has been around for a long time. United Way Simcoe Muskoka was founded in 1959, but United Way as an idea was first created in 1887 in Denver, Colorado by community leaders who realized that...

Ginny* lives simply on her small farm and usually manages to get by financially. As the weather began to cool down in the fall of 2017 though, she found herself falling behind on her electrical invoices. With an outstanding bill of $700 that was more...

We are the largest non-government funder of social services in Simcoe Muskoka. We believe local change shouldn't be left to chance. That’s why we monitor community issues and allocate funding in a way that targets the most pressing needs, eliminates duplication and fills in service...