United Way Durham Region

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Building stronger communities ... Together! #wearepossibility

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/united-way-of-durham-region/

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge ends soon! For the entire month of June, every $1 you donate to us through the link in our bio qualifies us to win $10,000! The more you give, the more chances for us to win! #GivingChallengeCA
Today not only marks the #summersolstice but it is also #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay: a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
We were happy to be a part of the Enbridge Golf Tournament this morning!
Every $ you donate using the link in bio in June qualifies us to win $10,000! .
What impact would $10,000 have on our organization? .
$10,000 would: cover the cost of 268 clients in the emergency voucher program, this program gives families in need access to clothing, furniture, transportation, school supplies, utilities and rent, and homeless kits; run a night of emergency shelter for 40 people at the men’s hostel, which includes meals, laundry facilities, community health nurse, psychologist, art therapist, family physician and workshops; and run a night of emergency shelter for 22 abused women and children, services include counselling, referrals and advocacy.
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#GivingChallengeCA #PovertyToPossibility #LocalLove
Literacy Council of Durham Region, a United Way Durham Region agency, got a bit of a face lift today thanks to the BMO Employees who volunteered to paint.  Thanks @BMO for volunteering at @LCDROshawa! #BMOhelps
#TBT to last weeks Leadership Durham graduation.  @leadersdurham provides participatory leadership training that challenges and expands the notion of community collaboration for active and emerging leaders.
Every $ you donate using the link in bio in June qualifies us to win $10,000.
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What impact would $10,000 have on our organization?
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$10,000 would: register 13 children in an afterschool program for an entire year, providing a safe space for children to go to afterschool, receive nutritious snacks, dinner 4 nights a week, receive academic and homework support, fitness and more; and allow 13 children to participate in an 8 week STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program.
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#GivingChallengeCA #KidsBeAllTheyCanBe #LocalLove
BMO volunteers spent the morning at the Boys and Girls Club Durham, a @UnitedWayDR funded agency, helping to rejuvenate the flower beds that the youth program participants had planted.  Thanks @BMO for volunteering at @BGClubDurham! #BMOhelps
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#ride4unitedway #weloveroadcycling #welovecyclists #uwdr
June is #SeniorsMonth, this year's theme is Aging Strong: Respect & Protect Seniors.  #DYK that last year United Way Durham Region funded agencies helped create opportunities for seniors to engage in their community.
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#LocalLove #LivingWithDignity #EngagingInCommunity #uwdr
Every $ you donate using the following link in June qualifies us to win $10,000! https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/united-way-of-durham-region/
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What impact would $10,000 have on our organization?
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$10,000 would: fund a full year of the Suicide Survivor Program, which supports those grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide; and allow 17 people to take part in an 8 session Active Parenting Program, which focuses on strengthening relationships, communication and respectful discipline strategies at various stages of the parent/child relationship.
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#GivingChallengeCA #StrongHealthyCommunities #LocalLove
Happy #PrideWeek Durham Region! .
#LoveIsLove #PrideDurham #LGBTQ #DurhamRegion