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United Way Tour Shows what a Donation Dollar can do

Municipal candidates and other members of the community taking partook in United Way of Chatham-Kent’s Seeing Is Believing tour on September 26, 2018. Each year, United Way of Chatham-Kent hosts a number of “Seeing is Believing” tours, which enable members of the community to see firsthand how United Way donations are impacting and improving the… Read more »

Candidates Talk Nonprofit Sector

Photo courtesy of Trevor Terfloth/The Daily News: An all-candidates forum focusing on the nonprofit sector was held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre on Tuesday. From left are mayoral candidates Alysson Storey, Robert Salvatore Powers, Randy Hope, Harold Atkinson, Allan Traylor, and Darrin Canniff. On the evening of September 11th, United Way of Chatham-Kent,… Read more »

VON Kids’ Circle Program Moves Over to the “425”

VON Chatham-Kent and the Chatham-Kent United Way are excited to announce that effective September 11, 2018, the VON Kids’ Circle program will be moving into the Chatham-Kent United Way offices located at 425 McNaughton Avenue, Chatham Ontario. VON Chatham-Kent has been in partnership with the Chatham-Kent United Way for 70 years. “We value our longstanding… Read more »

Expanding Opportunities for Low Income Canadians – Initial Highlights from the Federal Budget

The Budget – Equality and Growth: Strong Middle Class – includes several provisions designed to expand opportunities for low income Canadians. Expanded benefits for Canadians: The Working Income Tax Benefit is being renamed the Canada Worker Benefit, and strengthened.  Building on the previously announced $250 million enhancement (Budget 2016), and $500 million (2017 Fall Economic Statement), Budget 2018 proposes… Read more »

United Way Chatham-Kent raises $1,687,048 to invest in Chatham-Kent

United Way Chatham-Kent announced today that their Annual Campaign has wrapped up, raising $1,687,048. The announcement was made this morning by the 2017 Campaign Chair, Elizabeth Downey-Sunnen, at the Campaign Touchdown Breakfast hosted by the Links of Kent and presented by Solomon Roofing, Advanced Realty Solutions, Ross Insurance Brokers, Inc., 94.3 CKSY FM, 99.1 CKXS… Read more »

United Way Campaign Goal set at $1.725 Million

At the 2017 Annual Campaign Kick-Off tonight, Campaign Chair Elizabeth Downey-Sunnen announced a goal of $1,725,000. The United Way’s Mission is “to improve lives and build community.” Donations to and through the annual United Way campaign are invested in programs that help people cope with the numerous challenges of daily life – those associated with… Read more »