Great things are happening in Chatham-Kent. Read some of our recent stories to learn what's new in the local nonprofit sector!

Student Nutrition Story

Our student nutrition program is an amazing program for all students. Our students can recharge with a healthy refreshing snack anytime during the school day. It's a good feeling feeding these kids healthy food, hearing them excited for food they never tried before or liked. Exposure to healthy food and amongst peers is a great...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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