Show Your Local Love
Your community and the people in it matter to you. That’s why United Way makes sure your donation is helping families, neighbours and friends in your community tackle #UNIGNORABLE issues. These are the stories of people who have found pathways out of poverty thanks to United Way donors like you.
Emergency Community Support Fund
Starting May 19th, 2020, United Way Alberta Northwest will be accepting applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund to help charities and non-profit organizations serve and support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding has been made available by the Government of Canada and funding streams are being administered by United Way Centraide Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross in communities from coast to coast to coast. United Way Alberta Northwest is proud to support this important investment by the Federal Government.
Local Impact Stories
After experiencing 2 strokes, 'Shelly', an employed single mother, was left unable to work. With the help of the United Way Emergency Fund, she was able to catch up on an overdue utility bill.
Read 'Shelly's' Story Here