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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An Independence Story

Ben has been a member of New Beginnings ABI & Stroke Recovery Association for a few years now. He is brilliant, motivated, dedicated and never lets his brain injury define who he is! With the money received from United Way of Chatham-Kent through the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, New Beginnings was able to...

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Social Service Relief Fund Report

We know this year has unique challenges, but that makes our work as a United Way even more important. Together, $354,000 of the Social Service Relief Fund has been allocated to support food security.

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TekSavvy Shows their Local Love

The loss of a loved one is devastating, but when it happens to a child, it represents one of life’s most shattering experiences. Thankfully, in Chatham-Kent, Erie St. Clair VON offers the VON Kids’ Circle; a free program that offers a safe space where youth receive the tools and resources they need to cope with...

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A Story of Hope – Samantha

Samantha is a survivor. She was born into a family that showed her that love is conditional and even hurtful. When Samantha moved into the foster care system she continued to struggle to find stability and acceptance. Samantha’s youth was dark and painful, and she often felt desperately alone. How can a child ever understand...

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