United Way Simcoe Muskoka News

News, Events and other happenings in our community

Andrew McCullough is UWSM's System Administrator. Our staff and volunteers rely on his ability to develop technology-based solutions that streamline processes, increase internal capacity, and produce valuable data that drives funding decisions. His thirst for knowledge and efficacy is quenched on a daily basis as he...

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,...

Members of the labour movement across the region attended United Way Simcoe Muskoka’s 3rd annual Labour Breakfast on October 26, held at the Simcoe County Elementary Teachers’ Federation (SCETF) in Barrie’s south end. “We owe it to our young people to give them a better...

Collaboration across sectors builds stronger communities, which is why United Way Simcoe Muskoka was co-hosting the Business After 5 networking event on October 18, 2017 alongside co-host Agilec (which also provided the venue) and other members of the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Pictured here...