Strong literacy skills in children have a profound impact on self-esteem, ability to learn, and overall development. The positive long-term implications of a city where all children are prepared for school has organizations rising to the challenge.
After a successful launch, Winnipeg’s Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers is proving to be a successful social enterprise providing comfort to women and children through the making and donating of soup.
The belief that education is the ticket out of poverty has motivated The Winnipeg Foundation to establish a Literacy for Life Fund that supports family literacy programs in Manitoba.
Spinal cord injury propelled me to reinvent my life. By opening myself to new ideas, I have been able to transform my understanding of disability, enhance my sense of self and improve my sense of wellness
It was a fitting golden anniversary for University of Winnipeg radio station CKUW at this year’s Fundrive, where the community station raised a record amount in donations.
Living Bible Explorers provides residents of the inner city of Winnipeg with hope for a better future. Their programs are strengthening the next generation and helping bring light into homes, schools and communities.
A young mother finds out she has cancer and is given less than a year to live. With a wonderful husband and two young children at home, she is now in a fight for her life.
We are constantly lectured about the importance of the ‘global economy’, and reminded that we must live our lives 24/7. If that’s true, what does it matter which clock we follow?
Just imagine four days without phones, email and meal prep. Imagine instead sitting in silence, spending time outdoors, remembering your dreams and having time to ponder them.
Drivers need to realize that if they want cyclists to follow the law, they should too. We don’t appreciate people driving up so close that we can touch the car with our knees.