Monthly Archives: December 2018

Joy – Scott’s Story

Scott is a single father whose sons both have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. His older son, Tommy, participated in the Autism Transitional Classroom, funded by United Way. There, Tommy gained skills to succeed in school and better communicate with those around him. Your donation brings Joy to families like Scott’s. UNITED WAY’S IMPACT IS #UNIGNORABLE…. Read more »

A Story of Strength – Brian

It was a matter of weeks between the time Brian’s children learned their mother was sick, to losing her to leukemia. The Kids’ Circle, a United Way funded program, allowed his children to find a beacon of light and gave him the strength to navigate these difficult waters too. UNITED WAY’S IMPACT IS #UNIGNORABLE. Help… Read more »

A Story of Hope – Pamela’s Story

Living in a cold trailer, Pam felt loneliness and despair. Then, she found the United Way office in Wallaceburg. United Way connected Pam with the resources to find a job and a warm place to live, offering Pam an #UNIGNORABLE feeling of Hope for the future. UNITED WAY’S IMPACT IS #UNIGNORABLE. Help us spread more… Read more »

Confidence – Caterina

Caterina is confident she can change the world; that is why she asks you to show some #LocalLove and donate to the United Way. You can be confident your donation helps your neighbour, your friend, and your community. UNITED WAY’S IMPACT IS #UNIGNORABLE. Help us spread more confidence in Chatham-Kent. Please give generously.

Strength – Dave

Told at 29 that he would lose his sight, Dave made the decision that he would define his vision loss—it would not define him. This has meant living his life with purpose, discovering new passions, and even continuing to curl—a sport that he loves. When he felt that Chatham-Kent could use additional programs to support… Read more »

Belonging – Lori

A fall down icy steps changed Lori’s life. She lives with chronic pain and can no longer work. She felt alone, until she discovered the Tilbury Information and Help Centre, a United Way program. The food bank eased financial strain and the staff gave her a sense of belonging. Today, she is an essential volunteer…. Read more »