United Way

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Non-profit helps youth find work despite funding issues

Over 40 and out of a job, Lorie Fairburn turned to Neighbourhood Link and the services available there to help her find work. And find work she did. The non-profit organization hired her to be its development and marketing manager after she attended several job training programs there.

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Giving to the United Way is the right way to go

Giving is a character trait instilled in me as a little girl. Growing up, my mother gave away the clothes, shoes and toys my brother and I didn’t use anymore to those less fortunate. Donating has always been my mother’s thing. Every Thanksgiving and Christmas morning was dedicated to dropping off bags of goods to the United Way.