Do you know what your donation looks like?
Here's just a handful of inspirational stories that will show you how your donation is helping to change lives for the better in Chatham-Kent.

The Most Important Meal of The Day

Chatham-Kent is home to many active service clubs doing amazing things out in the community. Their deep-rooted history within our communities can be seen on plaques, parks, and buildings to commemorate their commitment to improving the community. Some service organizations are known for their fundraisers, while others have a legacy of community change makers. Clubs...

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A group of volunteers are gathered around a kitchen counter prepping food.

Small towns have big heart.

It has been said that small towns have big heart. If you look closely, you will see how helpful neighbours, local change makers and everyday people are coming together to make sure no one is left behind. One small town doing just that is Dresden where a caring collective of volunteers can be found twice...

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Activity Boxes, Virtual Fundraisers, and Warm Lines

Even outside of a pandemic, there are urgent needs in the community that our friends and neighbours are facing. Combined with restrictions on gatherings, social distancing, and stay-at-home orders, the work of non-profits, charities, and community organizations becomes more important, but also more difficult to do. On our latest podcast, we spoke with representatives from...

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What is a Third Party Fundraiser?

While it’s difficult to hold fundraisers the way we used to, there are so many ways that you can give back to the community and help those who need it most. One great example of this is Mainstreet Credit Union and their Dress Down Fridays. Before many of us started working from home, the staff...

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Peer to Peer Table receive COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

  There is a phrase that is said often around the United Way of Chatham-Kent office -- “Nothing About Us, Without Us.” The phrase has become a mantra for the UWOCK team which reminds them that leadership does not come from dictating, but rather by standing shoulder-to-shoulder with frontline social service providers and listening to...

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