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A Vision for Halifax

We’re excited to share our vision for Halifax and the change we want to create in our city. Learn about our vision, see what others want to see in their future Halifax and share your vision.



Day of Caring®

Build a sense of community and teamwork!



Campaign Toolkit

Plan your campaign with posters, pledge forms, resources and more. 

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Three Harbour Swim

Swimmers will tackle Yarmouth, Halifax & Sydney harbours to kick off campaign



Halifax Connects

Bringing services to those who need them

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"When neighbours know neighbours, neighbourhoods are strong, supportive places to live."


Housing first

Housing and Homelessness Partnership

Housing First Annoucement


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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 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktoddhirsch  1 in 10 Canadians live…
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UWHalifax It was a beautiful day for @T4G yesterday at their Day of Caring with @TakeActionGroup! Thanks a million! https://t.co/sWfctx24cH
UWHalifax Thanks for stepping (or swimming) up Nicholas! Our community is thankful for your support! https://t.co/ZKqQ14PjGn
UWHalifax RT @UnitedWayNSGov: Let's meet the swimmers that are taking on the challenge of swimming THREE harbours in one day in support of the @UWHal
UWHalifax Great article about the social determinants of health with a great example of how circumstances affect health. https://t.co/iZhqXzJrZp
UWHalifax Thanks so much @HfxStanfield! Love that you're able to give more people the opportunity to make a difference. https://t.co/NsV8MJfb3j
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