United Way Simcoe Muskoka News

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Wendy learned about United Way through her workplace, and immediately knew she wanted to get involved. - In her own words.. I came home from school one day and my mom was in the kitchen. I looked in the living room and noticed our couch was missing. I...

Moving to Canada was a difficult adjustment for Nuhaa. An after-school program funded by United Way helped her feel more comfortable. In her own words...

As a newcomer to Canada, Samantha was super shy. Her English wasn't very good and she couldn't leave the house at all. "Canada was just completely different from Uganda. I remember our first Christmas here - it was the first time I saw snow. The weather was...

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...