United Way Simcoe Muskoka News

News, Events and other happenings in our community

How much can the world change in 100 days? How many local lives can be changed or even saved in that time? At United Way Simcoe Muskoka, we’re up to the challenge of finding out. Are you? From February 1 to May 11, individuals and businesses are...

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...

It's the eve of a celebration! In 1959, this Chevrolet Corvette Convertible was born - and so were we! Next year we turn 60, but today we're turning back the clock to see how we got here. 1960 Barrie United Appeal, as it was then known, held its...

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...

Deborah Burrows is a long-time United Way donor and a new member of UWSM's Board of Directors. We asked her "Why United Way Simcoe Muskoka? And why now?" Here's what she said. I’m often asked why I joined the UWSM board, why our family gives to...

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...