change lives.


Time is running out….

February has arrived and all of us at United Way are working hard to meet our campaign goal of $1.72 million by the end of the month. Every year, we see the needs in our community and we are committed to making a positive difference – to building a better community for each individual who…


Investing more than $1 million in community organizations

As the Chair of the United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte Community Investment Advisory Committee, I am so very pleased to announce the organizations that will receive financial support from United Way this year. The United Way considers funded organizations to be our partners – partners in building better communities for all residents of…


Creating safe housing for youth

It’s not a day that Christina Fowler is likely to ever forget. Christina, the CEO of the Saint John Learning Exchange, spotted a group of young people gathered in the hallway – not unusual. What caught her notice was the huge backpacks a couple of them had on their backs. “They looked like they would…


Kindness and compassion comes alive 

They say that home is where the heart is. I was raised in Charlotte County, lived in Montreal for 20 years, then settled in Quispamsis with my husband and children. I have loved every community I’ve lived in and I found a home, and a heart, in them all. Every community has its own rhythm,…


Changing a community, one life at a time

At Outflow, we believe that one life can change a community. In our work, we see this play out time and again – people who, through their own commitment and vision, can transform lives and contribute to a better world. Since we began our outreach ministry in 2008 with a meal program in King’s Square…

Left: Catapult Construction supervisor Wayne Batchelor with Phil Appleby and Jayme Hall, co-executive directors of Outflow. Right: Saint John Energy Vice-President Ryan Mitchell, left, with Outflow Co-Executive Director Jayme Hall.

Join us for two important events

  At the United Way, the generosity of our community is the reason we are able to carry out our mission. We are thankful for the donors that support us time and again, who believe in that mission and the impact it is having in Saint John, Kings and Charlotte. We feel it is important…


Volunteers are the heart of United Way 

Volunteers are vital to the United Way mission. Without the effort, support and expertise of hundreds of volunteers, we would not be making a significant difference in the lives of individuals and families in Saint John, Kings & Charlotte. From the workplace campaign volunteers who encourage employee giving and share the work of United Way…


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….


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…