United Way At Work Articles
The United Way at Work article series appears in the Chronicle-Journal newspaper on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from October to December during the 2014 campaign period.
This series showcases some of the many the programs supported by your donations to the United Way of Thunder Bay and highlights the impact your gift is making for people in our community.
Articles will be added to this page as they are published in the paper. We thank the Chronicle-Journal for helping to create awareness for the vital community programs offered by our 29 local Funded Agencies. Together we are improving the quality of life for everyone in our community.
Posted on December 11, 2014
Faye Peterson House (FAYE) provides a safe shelter and caring services, giving women and their children the opportunity to transform their lives, turning crisis into opportunity for change. FAYE is an inclusive, community based, feminist organization which operates within an Anti Racism/Anti Oppression framework and collaborates with men who are also striving to these same goals. They are committed to societal change to achieve social justice for all women, youth and children through public educ…
Posted on December 7, 2014
Giving food to the hungry. That’s what it is all about for the Thunder Bay Food Bank (TBFB). This volunteer –run, not-for -profit organization gives vital food to supplement the diets of local people. Many times these items are a lifeline in a time of need. No one wishes to be in a situation where they are unable to feed themselves or their families on their own, but it happens and this group exists to make sure none of us have to go without one of the most basic human needs – food.