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.
Literacy programs for Winnipeg’s most disadvantaged toddlers help deal with their lack of literacy skills development that puts them at a serious disadvantage even before they start school.
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.
Occupational therapy researchers at the University of Manitoba are trying to find out what could be done to ease winter time transportation woes for those who use wheelchairs and scooters.
Everyone was wondering what would be in the budget. But we were distracted by the news that Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was trying to lean on Canada’s banks and mortgage lenders.
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.