United Way Simcoe Muskoka News

News, Events and other happenings in our community

As we prepare to celebrate Family Day on February 19th, be sure to plan a meal with family, friends, or perhaps someone who doesn’t have anyone to eat with. As you will read below there are many benefits of eating together. This blog comes to...

Maybe you’ve always felt the burning desire to help people. You’ve always wanted to do more, but you’ve never been quite sure about what you can do. That’s why we’re here. United Way Simcoe Muskoka’s mission is to build stronger communities. And to do so, we rely...

If you asked us exactly what we do, it can be hard to pin down in a few sentences, because we do a lot! We help a lot of people. Our mission is to bring people and resources together to build strong, healthy, and safe communities...

OPP Commissioner Vince Hawkes (shown flanking the sign banner with UWSM CEO Dale Biddell) officially launched the annual OPP-United Way campaign on October 13, 2017, in The Steakout Cafeteria of General Headquarters in Orillia. Shown in the photo are custom-crafted picture frames and coin-drop donation...

United Way Simcoe Muskoka (UWSM) held its third annual Women in Leadership Luncheon May 3rd at Lion’s Gate Banquet Hall. Guests heard Voices from the Street speakers Dawnmarie Harriott and Amy Dulmage (pictured here l-r) share their personal struggles through mental illness, abuse and poverty,...

It was great to celebrate the launch of our region's first United Way workplace fundraising campaign at a law firm on November 6, 2017. Congratulations and many thanks to HGR Graham Partners for its community leadership! Launch events were held at law offices in Orillia,...