Posts Tagged: Community

News Release – Because We Care CK 2022 Launches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 13, 2022 Because We Care CK Initiative Encourages Local Businesses to Help Address the Root Causes of Homelessness   CHATHAM – For the third year in a row, business leaders in the home, construction, and supply industry are at the forefront of the Because We Care CK initiative in support of… Read more »

Teachers’ Totes Headed to Dozens of Local Classrooms

“It’s like Christmas!” Some out-of-the-box thinking led to a box full of goodness for classrooms this year, as 54 Teachers’ Totes were delivered to each and every local school in Chatham-Kent. Stuffed with goodies for both teachers and students, the Totes can be used to help support all those returning to classrooms marked by ever-changing… Read more »

Tampon Tuesday Another Huge Success

Thank you to all who helped make Tampon Tuesday a success!   For the second pandemic year in a row, Women United chose to host a drive-thru Tampon Tuesday event at the Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Centre, and we’re happy to report that it was an even greater success than last year’s event!        Thanks… Read more »

This Van Delivers!

Now that Van With a Plan has launched and is out on the road, we want to highlight all the ways our community’s newest mobile outreach unit could be put to use. During the pandemic, we have listened deeply to the community as needs changed and challenges in servicing the community have evolved. The development… Read more »

Building Bridges Out of Poverty

We recently invited United Way of Chatham-Kent staff, volunteers, board members and other community stakeholders to take part in a very special day of training and reflection called Bridges Out of Poverty. The workshop, delivered by certified Bridges Trainers, looked at the impact of poverty on families, the lens and conditions through which we measure… Read more »