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  • Living on the Edge Radio Feature
    We recently ran our poverty simulation, Living on the Edge, with a group of Dalhousie University Social Work students. CBC's Carsten Knox joined us as a participant, and shared his experience on Information Morning. The Mp3 of the show can…
  • The Halifax I Love
    The Halifax I Love The Halifax I love   Since I was a little girl, I’ve always been proud to call Halifax home. Now that I’ve joined United Way Halifax, that pride has grown ten-fold.   With just over two months in my new role, I’ve been overwhelmed…
  • Make the Month - changing perspectives on poverty
    Make the Month - changing perspectives on poverty Thanks to Todd Hirsch, who is an economist and regular columnist for the Globe and Mail, for sharing this blog post. You can follow him on Twitter @ABeconomist on Facebook at /ABEconomist or on LinkedIn  1 in 10 Canadians live…
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UWHalifax Are you good at cheering? Handing out water? Join us on Sunday May 22 at a water station at the Bluenose Marathon! Message for more details!
UWHalifax In these neighbourhoods, fresh food is more difficult to access. The Mobile Food Market will bring fresh produce & sell it at a low price.
UWHalifax Fresh, affordable veggies will be rolling into North Preston, East Preston, North End Halifax, Fairview & Spryfield!
UWHalifax RT @mnphousing: We're not only a space for support & resources, but a safe place to escape the weather #Halifax #raininyday #nonprofit #dro
UWHalifax This is a great article from @TwitCoast about the challenges of creating affordable housing in Halifax. #Housing
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