*New* Funded projects 2022-2023

The United Way Yukon Board of Directors on March 9, 2022 approved funding totalling $110,000 to support 22 community-based projects.

The Community Engagement and Investment Committee carefully reviewed all applications received (27 total) to ensure that funds would be used effectively and in support of our three priorities: All That Kids Can BeFrom Poverty to Possibility and Healthy People Strong Communities.

See the list on our 2022-2023 Funded Projects page. Thank you to all applicants and congratulations to those selected in this latest round of allocation.

Donating Securities: A guide from Canada Helps

We have updated the Donor Recognition page for 2022 giving a look at corporate, individual and government contributions so far this year to United Way Yukon.

One very notable contribution comes from a donor who requested anonymity. (We are glad to provide such anonymity when requested.) The donation was for $2068.90 in securities donated through Canada Helps. 

How does one donate securities, and why consider this approach?

Read more here from our partner organization as they explain the benefits: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/securities/donate

New job posted: Campaign Coordinator

Today United Way Yukon has posted a listing for a paid contract position. See our listing on YuWin.ca

United Way Yukon is hiring a Campaign Coordinator for our annual Fundraising Campaign. Working with the Executive Director and the Campaign Committee you will help raise awareness of UWY’s mission and purpose and help increase donations and financial support.

For more information see the job description on the “Join us!” page.

Raffle complete: Thank you to all participants

And We Have A Winner!!

Winning ticket for the Better Together 50/50 Draw is D-5545. A. Morrison is happy to see a cheque for $8580.00 on it’s way.

Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket. You helped make Yukon Wildlife Preserve a winner as well, by supporting their programs. And you helped make other Yukon non-profits winners as we direct our share of the proceeds to a program that helps vulnerable Yukoners.