Posts Tagged: poverty

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 »

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 »

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… Read more »

New Financial Relief Navigator offers one stop COVID-19 benefits and relief information

New Financial Relief Navigator offers one stop COVID-19 benefits and relief information   Prosper Canada has just announced the launch of the Financial Relief Navigator (FRN), a bilingual one-stop portal where Canadians can access critical COVID-19 emergency benefits and financial relief from governments, financial institutions, utility, telecom and internet providers. Over eight million Canadians have lost… Read more »

How the May 16 Miracle is Feeding the Community

When you are feeding between 50-150 people each week, every donation you receive is a blessing. On May 22, volunteers from the Campbell AME Church came with a humble grocery list, and left with their hearts (and carts) full. For the past 10 years, the Campbell AME Church on 104 King Street East, Chatham, have… Read more »