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United Way Niagara Period Promise

Dear Brothers, Sisters and Siblings;

 

This year due to COVID- 19 the United Way Niagara Period Promise Campaign will run from May 1 -28, 2021. The support of our local labour community is important to the success of this initiative.  Period Promise is more than just a collection drive, it advocates for those impacted by period poverty and menstrual equity.

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United Way launches COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

In the coming weeks, we expect a surge in need for basic necessities. In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, United Way Niagara has created the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.   

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Ford Gov’s Home Care Changes Dismantle Public Control, Risk Privatization

In a press conference at the Ontario Legislature today, spokespeople for the Ontario Health Coalition raised concerns about the Ford government’s new home care legislation that the Health Coalition reported is being rushed through the legislature at break-neck speed.

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Make Your Period Promise

United Way Niagara is excited to kick off a new campaign and initiative on March 3 to help those struggling with period poverty. We invite you to partner with us on this important special initiative.

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Ontario Health Coalition: List of Upcoming Meetings and Events

Long-term care homes are facing a crisis. Personal support workers (PSWs), responsible for the daily hands-on care for long-term care residents, are overworked, underpaid, and unequipped to deal with the challenges of their profession. 

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