• 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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  • INTERGENERATIONAL DAY IS JUNE 1 | POSTED: 2016-06-01
    Intergenerational Day
    United Way

    Culture|Events|Health|Lifestyle|Social

    In 2012, Mayor Nenshi officially declared June 1st Intergenerational Day in Calgary.  It’s a day to recognize and celebrate different generations and the value they bring to each other and our community at large. We a... (more)

  • YYC AS TOLD THROUGH OUR STORIES. | POSTED: 2016-04-20
    The Daily: Humans of Calgary – Because Everyone Has a Story
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Human Nature|Media

    We can’t help it – little glimpses into people’s stories like Humans of New York are so addictive! And, since we have our own version in YYC, we’ll just be over here scrolling through their Insta, 73 weeks b... (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)

  • DOGS TO MEET AND GREET PASSENGERS AT CALGARY AIRPORT | POSTED: 2016-04-12
    The Daily: FlyYYC about to get some four-legged guests
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Health|News

    We love this new initiative from PALS and Calgary’s International Airport who are partnering up to bring volunteers and their four legged friends to the airport during busy times. The program aims to help reduce st... (more)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • RIDING A BIKE, GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU MORE CHILL. | POSTED: 2016-06-08
    The Daily: Stationary Bikes Making a Difference to Some YYC Kids
    United Way

    Culture|Health|Lifestyle|News

    Can we get some of these for the office? Thanks to a donation of stationary bikes, one Calgary elementary school is getting kids to self-regulate their moods and learn to calm themselves by jumping on a bike when they [&... (more)

  • NEW LEGISLATION PLACES RESTRICTIONS ON 'PREDATORY' LENDING. | POSTED: 2016-04-08
    The Daily: Alberta to Protect Consumers from Payday Lenders
    United Way

    Business|Economics|News

    At a time where those in Alberta are especially aware of their spending, the provincial government is taking strides to protect Albertans from ‘predatory’ lenders. For more on the government’s position,... (more)

  • DEMAND HAS JUMPED 86% FOR THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 2016! | POSTED: 2016-04-18
    The Daily: ICYMI Huge Increase In Demand Seen for Assistance for YYC Kids to Play Sports
    United Way

    Economics|News

    In case you missed it… One Calgary organization that helps Calgary parents cover the cost of of getting their kids into sports programs has seen an 80 per cent increase in demand already this year. For more, read v... (more)