Are You The One?

Month: November 2018

Amanda Melnick: Senior Director of Philanthropy, UWWRC

People of United Way WRC AMANDA MELNICK (Senior Director of Philanthropy, United Way Waterloo Region Communities) It’s really easy to think that one small action of an individual, whether that be a donation, or an hour of volunteer time, doesn’t really matter. It’s a barrier for people to get involved. My personal values have been …

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Mike’s Story: Overcoming Addiction

Mike had been living on the street when he first started visiting a drop-in program funded by United Way. But he continued to participate even after he found housing. “This place has become my community and my family,” says Mike.