• VéRONIQUE PELLETIER'S 2016 PHOTO ESSAY
    Community Hubs: Place, Spaces & Programs
    United Way

    Culture

    Véronique Pelletier is passionate about cities and the great outdoors. As a planner, she understands the ecological, social, and economic impacts of urban form. She believes that municipal policies go a long way in maki... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE.
    How well do you know YYC?
    United Way

    In honour of Canada Day, the Calgary Stampede and Folk Fest in July, we want to know how well do you know your city? Take our quiz of random facts about the city and share your Calgary pride!

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  • KIM TRAN'S PHOTO ESSAY IN CALGARY | POSTED: 2016-10-27
    Capturing Calgary: Settlement agencies supporting new immigrants
    United Way

    Culture|News

    Kim Tran is a born and raised Calgarian. She has a passion for volunteering and learning more about her city and how she can make it a better place. An agency tour at Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association with Gen [&h... (more)

  • BECAUSE SCIENCE... | POSTED: 2016-04-05
    The Daily: Volunteering will make you a happier person
    United Way

    Culture|Human Nature|Lifestyle|News|Science

    It’s science. Those who volunteer have a 20% lower mortality rate than those who don’t. While we cannot confirm causation in this case, why risk it? Read on to find out how volunteering can make you happier and ... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE. | POSTED: 2016-06-30
    How well do you know YYC?
    United Way

    In honour of Canada Day, the Calgary Stampede and Folk Fest in July, we want to know how well do you know your city? Take our quiz of random facts about the city and share your Calgary pride! Photo credit […]... (more)

  • TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON MENTAL HEALTH AND IT'S EFFECTS ON CANADIANS | POSTED: 2016-01-18
    How do mental health issues impact Calgarians?
    United Way

    Quiz

    Today is #BlueMonday and while the day might be a myth according to some studies, it’s the perfect opportunity to chat more about mental health. Share your thoughts using #yycconnects Title image credit to Heather ... (more)

  • FINDING THE POSITIVE IN TOUGH SITUATIONS. | POSTED: 2016-04-14
    The Daily: Calgary dad turns his job loss into a positive by finding thrifty ways to spend time with his son
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Events|Family|News

    When Calgarian Bryan Goehringer lost his job last fall, he turned to social media to showcases all the cheap and fun things he found to do with his 2 year old son. Read more via CBC here. Cheers to […]... (more)

  • HOW CAN YOU HELP MAKE CALGARY INCREDIBLE? | POSTED: 2015-04-27
    Welcome to YYC Connects!
    United Way

    News

    Welcome to YYC Connects, Calgary’s hub for action on social issues in our city. This is the place to see what’s impacting Calgary and make a difference. YYC Connects is managed by United Way of Calgary and Area. Cal... (more)

  • WE'VE ALL GOT BASIC NEEDS IN COMMON - WHAT ARE THEY? | POSTED: 2015-11-09
    You can’t live without this.
    United Way

    Quiz

    What are basic needs? Who are able to make their basic needs? Take the quiz to test your knowledge on this topic and share your thoughts using #yycconnects!... (more)

  • BEING A MENTOR IS ONE OF THE MOST REWARDING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES OUT THERE... | POSTED: 2016-03-06
    What kind of mentor are you?
    United Way

    Quiz

    There are so many kids in Calgary who in need of the positive support of an adult, whether through a formal mentorship, or informal hangs. But are you cut out to be a mentor? Take the quiz and find […]... (more)

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY | POSTED:
    Strategic Planning Support
    Fresh Start Recovery Centre

    | HRS

    Fresh Start Recovery Centre is a residential alcohol and drug addiction treatment centre, helping men and their families escape addiction. We are searching someone with experience in strategic planning and / or business ... (more)