There’s a new player on the scene to help children develop early learning literacy skills: a cuddly stuffed toy through which a caregiver can interact with kids, tell stories, sing songs and read books.
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.
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.
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.
A local café is providing meaningful employment for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities who often face societal challenges like isolation and discrimination.
With the advent of spring comes a creative look at cycling in and around Winnipeg. Two filmmakers have made a video for Green Action Centre all about biking through beautiful neighbourhoods and parks.