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  • dinnerlicious! and United Way Team Up to Support Community Nutrition

    dinnerlicious! and United Way Team Up to Support Community Nutrition

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    Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? Hamilton based planned-meal-bag company, dinnerlicious!, has teamed up with us to celebrate National Nutrition Month by making healthier eating a more community-minded initiative.  Founder, Malin van der Meer, believes proper nutrition is essential for every family. “At dinnerlicious! we focus on helping busy families with mealtime, […]

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  • International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day

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    History of International Women’s Day International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for […]

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  • An Interview with a Loaned Associate

    An Interview with a Loaned Associate

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    I sat down to interview one of our Loaned Associates to discuss his experience working with the United Way and what it has meant to him. For some background information on the Loaned Associate program, click here. Tell us a bit about yourself. Name, occupation… Brian Dickson, live in Burlington with my wife, 2 young […]

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  • Happy Person’s Day

    Happy Person’s Day

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    Date: October 18, 1929   About the Persons Case: The Persons Case is a legal history milestone in Canada. Five women from Alberta, known as the Famous Five, asked the Supreme Court of Canada to declare that women were persons under the law; after the Supreme Court turned them down, they appealed to the British […]

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  • Our Hamilton Office is Now Fully Accessible!

    Our Hamilton Office is Now Fully Accessible!

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    In May 2012, we began a renovation project to make our downtown Hamilton office fully accessible (see here). Now, with the project complete, we would like to sincerely thank all of those involved: Dufferin Construction, Beach Road Steel Sales, Ironworkers Local 736 and Pure Metal Galvanizing. The United Way thanks you and the community thanks you […]

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  • Thank You Hamilton & Burlington!

    Thank You Hamilton & Burlington!

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    Message from Connie Smith, 2011 Hamilton Campaign Chair What an unforgettable experience these past many months have been! As a journalist, I have always been attracted to stories that inspire: stories of people who have overcome adversity, unimaginable obstacles and challenges to give hope to others. In covering these stories I was most often led […]

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  • UNITED WAY HAS $6.9 MILLION REASONS TO CELEBRATE

    UNITED WAY HAS $6.9 MILLION REASONS TO CELEBRATE

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    During the first period of the Hamilton Bulldogs game, the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton announced the final results of their 2011 Campaign – $6,912,000 ($4,819,000 in Hamilton and $2,093,000 in Burlington). Leading the celebration was Burlington Campaign Chair, Rick Bashista and Hamilton Campaign Chair, Connie Smith. “The positive energy shown throughout this […]

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  • Campaign Wrap-Up!

    Campaign Wrap-Up!

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    Friday, February 17, 2012 at 7:30pm at the Copps Coliseum the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton will wrap up our 2011 Campaign as the Hamilton Bulldogs take on the St. John’s IceCaps in our ‘Evening of Celebration’ event. United Way will make the final 2011 Campaign achievement announcement during the first period of […]

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  • One Week Left…

    One Week Left…

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    With one week left in the 2011 Campaign we have raised $6,897,000 – just $103,000 short of reaching our target. With that said – we have still raised a substantial amount for our two communities! We can be happy and celebrate that. We are thankful to those that have supported the United Way and in […]

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  • And the Winners Are…

    And the Winners Are…

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    Last night the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton hosted the Community Spirit Awards, recognizing outstanding workplace volunteers, campaigns and community events. It was an inspiring evening, comprised of Burlington and Hamilton’s community leaders – individuals and businesses (both large and small) who strongly believe in actively supporting their community.   Please read on […]

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