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.

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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Helping the Hungry, Homeless, and Hurting

The Coldest Night of the Year event is returning to Chatham-Kent for a fifth year, though it’s no surprise that 2021 will be much different. Taking place virtually, participants can now walk any time this month, rather than on one day as in previous years. According to their website, “The Coldest Night of the Year...

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Rebuilding Wheels Application Now Open

We've all been in a situation where we need to get somewhere but don't have a ride. This is the reality for many people living in Chatham-Kent - relying on public transit, rides from friends and family members, and using taxis or ride sharing apps. Rebuilding Wheels Rebuilding Lives (RWRL) is a program that provides...

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