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February 2024 Update for NWT Residents, Donors & Others on the United Way NWT’s 2023 Emergency Response Program

Many people in our communities, particularly those who are impacted by evacuations and wildfires, have been patiently waiting to hear about how these funds have been used or distributed to be supporting evacuation and wildfire relief efforts.  As an organization that is made up of people who are also impacted by evacuations and wildfires, we … Read more

October Update for NWT Residents, Donors & Others on the United Way NWT’s 2023 Emergency Response Program

Many people in our communities, particularly those who are impacted by evacuations and wildfires, have been patiently waiting to hear about how these funds have been used or distributed to be supporting evacuation and wildfire relief efforts.  As an organization that is made up of people who are also impacted by evacuations and wildfires, we … Read more

September Update for NWT Residents, Donors & Others on the United Way NWT’s 2023 Emergency Response Program

Many people in our communities, particularly those who are impacted by evacuations and wildfires, have been patiently waiting to hear about how these funds have been used or distributed to be supporting evacuation and wildfire relief efforts.  As an organization that is made up of people who are also impacted by evacuations and wildfires, we … Read more

Unions to contribute $60,000 to NWT flood victims

Simon Whitehouse and Northern News Service have run an excellent article, outlining the partnership between The Union of Northern Workers and Public Service Alliance of Canada, and the United Way NWT, and the generosity of these northern Unions in supporting flood response in the Dehcho region. If you’d like to support the United Way NWT’s … Read more

United Way NWT Newsletter 2020

The United Way NWT has released our 2020 newsletter! The newsletter outlines a busy and productive year, with lots of funding and support to NWT charities. Please read the newsletter here. We encourage you to share with any interested friends or colleagues.

Results from the New Horizons for Seniors Program

When the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary lock-down measures disrupted community services, Canadian seniors who depend on those services for support became increasingly vulnerable and isolated. On March 29, to provide immediate essential services to seniors during the pandemic, the Government of Canada announced a grant of $9 million under the New Horizons for Seniors … Read more

Together We Are Strong campaign in CBC North

This Friday, CBC North ran a great article about the Together We Are Strong Campaign, run by United Way NWT and the Yellowkife Community Foundation. The article outlines the huge success of our fundraising efforts, and provides details about the partnership and Campaign. Thank you to CBC North for their media support of the United Way … Read more

Together We Are Strong Campaign in the Yellowknifer

This Saturday, the Yellowknifer ran a great article about the Together We Are Strong Campaign, run by United Way NWT and the Yellowkife Community Foundation. The article outlines the huge success of our fundraising efforts, and provides details about the partnership and Campaign. Thank you to the Yellowknifer and Northern News Services Limited for their … Read more

Together We Are Strong Update

An increase in maximum funding and an extension for donations and applications Due to the great success of fundraising efforts around the Together We Are Strong Campaign, the Yellowknife Community Foundation has generously agreed to increase their matching maximum to $75,000! Additionally, Together We Are Strong is now accepting donations and applications until 29 May! Check out … Read more