Supporting Healthy Lifestyles

On October 18, 2018 United Way Central Plains made a donation to the Children’s Dance Program run by the Portage and District Arts Centre. The Dance Program was created in response to a need for the children in our community to lead healthy lifestyles. One important component to a healthy lifestyle is exercise, like dancing….

Annual MGEU Spaghetti Luncheon in Support of United Way Central Plains

Every year Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union organizes an incredible¬† event in support of United Way Central Plains. Their generosity and hard work makes this event so successful each and every year with almost 600 meals being served. This unique event is a major fundraiser for United Way and we are truly grateful for…

Workplace Campaigns

Team-building fun, inspiration-sparking experiences, pulling together for a better world: workplace campaigns are a powerful way to unite employees around a common cause. Join the many organizations from Portage la Prairie and the across the Central Plains region changing lives in our community. Why run a Workplace Campaign? Workplace Campaigns engage employees in the community…

Koats for Kids

United Way Koats for Kids 2018 Make no mistake; the cold weather is just around the corner! Overwhelmed by the need and the community support, Koats for Kids is back for its 18th year to provide children with a way to stay warm during the long Manitoba winters. For the month of October the organizers…

Community Response Grant Program

United Way Central Plains is continuing their 50th Anniversary celebration by giving out funds through our Community Response Grant program. A portion of our fundraising campaign is allocated each year to be used for Community Response Fund Grants. We are encouraging communities in the catchment area to apply for funds available through this grant program….