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Changes Due to a Return to Step 2 in the Reopening Ontario Act

Please note that in accordance with the Ontario government’s move back to Step 2 in the Reopening Ontario Act, the United Way of Chatham-Kent offices at 425 McNaughton Ave. West in Chatham will be closed from January 5, 2022 until at least January 27, 2022. While our office is closed, staff will be working safely...

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On the 12th Day of Giving, We Head to the resilient community of Wheatley

As we reach the final day in The 12 Days of Giving, we head to Wheatley where the community is facing a winter of uncertainty. Following Mr. Rogers’ advice to “look for the helpers,” we found many. Here is the story of one of those helpers, and information on how you can help too.  ...

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Be a Tax-Smart Donor This Season

Are you a tax-smart donor? When you make a cash donation of more than $10 to United Way of Chatham-Kent, you will automatically be issued a tax receipt to include with your federal tax return. It’s an incentive that benefits both the donor and the organization, and just one of the ways to be a...

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On the SEVENTH Day of Giving, Be a Part of the Because We Care Holiday Challenge

Are you up for the challenge? The telltale signs of the holiday season are beginning to adorn Chatham-Kent as lights are strung and fires are lit in homes across the municipality, but the stark reality is that for many, there are no windows to hang lights on; no cozy rooms kept warm by a crackling...

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On the SIXTH Day of Giving, The Importance of Community Partnerships

On the SIXTH Day of Giving, we are looking at the ways we can nurture partnerships and achieve amazing things. We’ve been able to enjoy successful events that benefit local organizations and initiatives thanks to collaboration and hard (but fun!) work TOGETHER with local businesses, dedicated nonprofits and committed community members.        ...

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