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Double your impact on Nov. 29 

As Giving Tuesday fast approaches, I can’t help but think of the mantra that united, we’re stronger. That seems especially true this year as a corporate sponsor has stepped forward to match all donations on that day on the first $5,000. I’m delighted to share with you that Keller Williams Capital Realty will be doubling…

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Rising prices making a dire situation worse

We’ve all read the headlines – fuel prices, food prices, and interest rates are increasing. More than one in 10 Canadians are spending more than they earn each month. If you’re fortunate enough to be a part of the middle or upper class, you have the flexibility and ability to stretch your dollars further in…

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A true celebration of community

Friends, Our campaign kickoff on Sept. 21 was a resounding success – a true celebration of community. More than 500 people joined us at the Delta in Saint John to mark the official beginning of our fundraising efforts for the year – all in support of organizations to help those in our communities who need…

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Join our celebration on Sept. 21!

Friends, We’re so excited that we will be able to have an in-person campaign kickoff this year! When we gather on Sept. 21 at noon at the Delta in Saint John, we will celebrate the work we have done in the community with the tremendous support of our donors, funded partners and others. Amid the…

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Welcoming John Fitzpatrick as our Board Chair

I’m delighted to share with you that John Fitzpatrick Jr. has stepped into the role of Board Chair for United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know John over the last four years he has been on our board, the last three as vice-chair. John has a sincere…

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A look at our impact over the last year

Throughout 2021-2022, our community once again displayed the spirit of local love that has kept United Way acting as an agent of change and support since 1959. Then, now, and always, we will be here for our community because we live and breathe our vision that “everyone in every community has the opportunity to reach…

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Our thanks to Derek O’Brien for his leadership

Derek O’Brien has been a board member for United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte since 2016.  In 2018, he became Board Chair and has led the organization to many milestones throughout his term. 2018 saw us build on our strength as a leader in helping businesses create robust and strategic social purpose plans, leading…

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Cathy Lahey to lead our 2022 campaign 

Friends, We are delighted to be able to share with you that long-time United Way supporter Cathy Lahey will serve as our Campaign Chair for 2022. A partner with Stewart McKelvey in Saint John, Cathy has always been deeply committed to community through involvement with many local non-profits and charities. We’re grateful for Cathy’s care,…

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Strengthening leaders in our nonprofit sector

For Mallory Curwin, the United Way has helped make her own first steps at First Steps Housing Project in Saint John more confident during a time that has been difficult for many charitable organizations. Mallory became executive director of First Steps last year, during the height of the COVID pandemic when social and financial constraints…

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