• 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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  • EXCUSE THE UNINTENTIONAL RHYMING... | POSTED: 2016-06-27
    It’s never too late to graduate.
    United Way

    Education|Events|Social

    The end of the school year is here and summer is in full swing. For ten adults in the Never Too Late program however, graduation was a celebration of where they’ve been and what it took to get here. […]... (more)

  • WATCH FOR THESE THINGS HAPPENING IN YYC IN JUNE. | POSTED: 2016-06-01
    5 Social Issues on our Radar in June
    United Way

    Culture|Events|Social

    School bags are getting tossed by the wayside in time for summer months filled with warm days and long nights. June is a lovely month to get involved with those around you; neighbours and friend and especially the often ... (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)

  • ARTIST HOPES ART WILL CONNECT NEIGHBOURS. | POSTED: 2016-05-26
    City Unveils New Art at Quarry Park
    United Way

    Culture|News|Social

    Canadian artist Adad Hannah built a structure in Quarry Park called The Fold that he hopes will bring neighbours together. “On one level it’s sort of a big sculpture you can look at, but it’s also something your ki... (more)

  • LEFTOVERS YYC | POSTED: 2016-03-16
    How to Get More Out of Your Leftovers
    United Way

    Culture|Social|Uncategorized

    March is National Nutrition Month, a good time to step back and look at some of our eating habits. It’s also a good time to think about some of our city-wide habits when it comes to nutrition. Almost half […]... (more)

  • THE AFTERMATH OF A PANIC ATTACK IN PHOTOS. | POSTED: 2016-04-13
    The Daily: Panic Attacks Are Scary
    United Way

    Education|Family|Health|News

    Last week, Amber Smith from Warwickshire, England, revealed something about herself that many of her Facebook friends didn’t know: she suffers from panic attacks. Read her post in full here. According to the Mental Hea... (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)

  • CALGARY MIGHT GET A LANEWAY HOUSE PILOT FOR SENIORS | POSTED: 2016-05-30
    The Daily: Possible Laneway House Pilot for Aging Population
    United Way

    Health|Lifestyle|News

    We all know the benefit of having connections and support. They’re crucial to feeling you belong, are valued, needed and appreciated, which in turn is amazing for your overall well-being. But for many seniors in YYC, c... (more)

  • THEY SAY A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS, BUT IN THIS CASE, PICTURES ARE WORTH AN EDUCATION, MEDICAL OR EMERGENCY SUPPLIES. | POSTED: 2016-06-20
    A picture is worth more than a thousand words…
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Events|Lifestyle|Media|Social

    100 Cameras is a social enterprise dedicated to integrating artistic education and community development, kind of like Gen Next Calgary’s Urban Exposure Project. Underprivileged kids across the globe are taught photojo... (more)