The Right Solution

Homelessness is personal and no two people experience it the same. Significant life changes, a health crisis or loss of income could put any of us in a place where...

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Moving Past NIMBY

Housing is one of the biggest factors that impact individual health and well being. When we don’t have it, everything can fall apart. Having a safe place to call home...

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Getting There and Back Again

Transportation is something many of us take for granted. There are some seniors in our community who don't have access to reliable and safe transportation, nor family members to rely...

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A Safe Space To Ask For Help

As I write this report, volunteers are filling bags of canned goods and produce for a mother and her beautiful young son at our downtown location. Mother and son are...

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Aging with Independence and Dignity

Frederick, 74, has a history of Multiple Sclerosis and other medical conditions that cause him difficulty with his mobility. He has a manual wheelchair that requires support from Personal Support...

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A Fresh & Healthy Start

The Healthy Fresh Food program, funded by the United Way, enables our organization to purchase more fresh dairy, fruits and vegetables for members of our Food Bank. It also enables...

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Media Release: United Way Named New Host of the Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination

MEDIA RELEASE United Way Named New Host of the Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination Aligned values of eliminating poverty brings organizations together   Guelph, Ontario, October 6,...

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Seniors Poverty and Economic Status in Guelph & Wellington

Seniors living below or close to the Low-Income-Cut-off (LICO) confront unique challenges related to being able to access and afford the supports and necessities that are part of a healthy...

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Poverty Fact Sheet, 2009

This fact sheet provides information on factors influencing poverty in the City of Guelph and Wellington County. Download PDF

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