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 November 27, 2014
Evergreen a United Neighbourhood is a funded agency of the United Way of Thunder Bay and working in the Simpson-Ogden neighbourhood since 2007 using a collaborative community based model. Evergreen operates two locations in the neighbourhood at Minnesota Park and at Evergreens House (the former Hells Angels clubhouse) with various programming supported by the United Way. One of these funded programs is Building a Safer Community which addresses health and safety issues and delivers a variety…
Posted on November 25, 2014
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario believes that there must be fair and equal treatment of women who are, who have been, or who may be at risk of coming into conflict with the law, that the community has a responsibility to be active in the criminal justice system and that the role of the voluntary sector is vital to the effective realization of these goals. One of the ways they help women in our community is through their United Way supported Volunteer Program ‘Jail Visitation &…