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United by Song…for a great cause

My gratitude to all those who helped make our 2021 campaign kickoff a success. We’re tremendously thankful for the interest and support people across the region are showing as we embark on another campaign in support of organizations that do so much for people most vulnerable and in need in Saint John, Kings & Charlotte….

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Join us for our exciting kickoff!

As we all hurtle to the end of summer, our staff are busy gearing up for a most exciting time for us – our campaign kickoff. This year, we will launch with an awesome virtual and interactive event on Sept. 15 at noon. Everyone is invited to join us to learn about this year’s fundraising…

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A journey of understanding, and healing

Like Canadians from coast-to-coast, we’re profoundly shaken by the discoveries of mass graves at residential school sites. At the United Way, we are committed to listening and to helping the Indigenous community heal. We look to follow their lead on how we can best support them, and forge a path forward together toward a better,…

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Honoured and delighted to serve the United Way

I admire how the United Way focuses on building better futures, that it ensures donations are invested in organizations that have meaningful impacts on the people in our communities. For decades, I have supported the United Way because I can be confident that support will be directed in ways that make a measurable difference. For…

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Life can be hard but finding help doesn’t have to be

When we launched 211 in New Brunswick a little more than seven months ago, we knew there was a need for the service. Little did we know how much of a need. Free and confidential, 211 is an information and referral service that quickly connects people to critical human, social, community and government support. The…

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Looking for hope and opportunity

Emerging from winter to the hopefulness that comes with spring, we eagerly await the day we can live our best lives post-COVID. At times like this, I am mindful of the people in our communities who don’t feel that hope and those who need a helping hand. This is why the United Way exists –…

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Thank you – your generosity pushes our campaign past its goal

I am delighted to share with you the success of the 2020 United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte campaign. When we launched our campaign, there was uncertainty about how we could achieve our goal. I knew that the people and organizations of Saint John, Kings and Charlotte understood that their support was needed more…

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COVID-19 and Atlantic Compassion – One Year Later

It’s been one year since COVID-19 became part of our daily lives here in New Brunswick. It’s an anniversary we likely never dreamed of, but one most of us won’t forget. This pandemic has forced all of us to change quickly, and often. When public health restrictions began last March, we immediately saw some significant…

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Thanks to you, more than $1 million flows to organizations in need

At the United Way, we are immensely grateful to our community for their generous donations. Because our donors have risen to the challenge, we are able to invest in programs that are so critical for our region’s most vulnerable citizens. Even during the trying times we face with the COVID-19 pandemic – and sometimes because…

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