United Way At Work Articles
The United Way at Work article series appears in the Chronicle-Journal newspaper on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from October to December during the 2014 campaign period.
This series showcases some of the many the programs supported by your donations to the United Way of Thunder Bay and highlights the impact your gift is making for people in our community.
Articles will be added to this page as they are published in the paper. We thank the Chronicle-Journal for helping to create awareness for the vital community programs offered by our 29 local Funded Agencies. Together we are improving the quality of life for everyone in our community.
Posted on April 22, 2015
The Education and Training Program provides education and information on mental health, mental illness, and recovery. They help community members develop skills designed to enhance the mental health of others or themselves, through training sessions and workshops. The CMHA’s goal is to increase knowledge and understanding of mental illness and possibilities of recovery in an effort to reduce the stigma and discrimination that results from labels of mental illness. The services offered under this…
Posted on December 20, 2014
The Good Food Box is a volunteer driven, non-profit, subscription food security program for families and individuals who want to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at an affordable price in or near their neighbourhood each month. The core GFB program is intended for those who have difficulty affording or accessing fresh produce. Six times per year, the Centre also sells additional boxes of locally grown food/products as a fundraiser to those who are already food secure and/or wish to help supp…