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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.

Healthy Choices Program

Posted on November 23, 2014

Healthy Choices Program

Independent Living Resource Centre Thunder Bay (ILRC) works to promote ability & independence within an inclusive community. Their Healthy Choices program, which is supported by donations to United Way, is one of the ways they do this work. The program offers training and skill development to educate persons with disabilities about food purchasing and meal planning. Healthy Choices also enhances their knowledge of meal preparation and nutritional value, which can have long lasting positive impac…

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Learning Skills to Fully Participate in Life

Posted on November 20, 2014

Learning Skills to Fully Participate in Life

The CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. CNIB was contacted by an individual who was initially hoping that they could loan him something to help him read printed material in his office. Upon further discussion with the intake coordinator the individual stated that as the office administrator his…

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United Way of Thunder Bay is leading the way to a better community by improving the quality of life for all local people. By collaborating with community partners, we are leading the way to addressing social issues in our community and investing in three critical areas: Poverty, Kids and Strong Communities. Donations to the United Way are strategically invested across Thunder Bay to many vital programs and initiatives in these areas, creating a social safety net that works to achieve lasting change for our neighbours, families and friends.

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