Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

Stroke Recovery Association helps victims recover, adjust

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux Stroke victim survivors of Sarnia Lambton are growing in number each year. As a result, both individuals and families are more often thrown into financial stress. The Sarnia Lambton Stroke Recovery [...]

Red Cross helps get hundred of patients to their dialysis and other medical appointments

On the road with the Red Cross, Sarnia-Lambton Branch for 340,000 kilometers. That’s how far funding last year from the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton got the Red Cross and 764  clients to dialysis appointments, doctors appointments, and a number of other places vital to the health and safety of many seniors and the disabled in [...]

United Way tops million dollar mark as momentum continues

  By DAVE BROWN United Way Executive Director The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton ends October on a high and has reached $1,006,000. It is always nice to surpass the Million Dollar mark and overall, the campaign is progressing well.  We continue to track about three or four percentage points ahead of last year and we [...]

Multiple Sclerosis Society helps with individual mobility needs in the community

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux Multiple Sclerosis is an ever-changing condition. Those suffering from multiple sclerosis are challenged with adversities that can affect any part of their body at any given time. The support devices that [...]

Rebound, a ‘truly local’ agency, encourages children to make positive choices

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux The Rebound program of Sarnia Lambton is one of the only agencies that can claim to have had its inception in Sarnia. The agency was created in Sarnia Lambton, for Sarnia [...]

Ontario March of Dimes among several community based social services agencies

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By:  Alexandra L’Heureux Ontario March of Dimes is a charitable organization that supports individuals with physical disabilities and is one of 25 local community based social service agencies that rely on United Way funding [...]

“Wright to the Point” airs tonight on TVCOGECO

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The Executive Director of the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, Dave Brown, will update viewers tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 19) on just how close the annual campaign is to reaching the $1 million mark when he makes an appearance on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Sarnia Councillor Bev MacDougall will also come by to discuss a [...]

Learning Disabilities Association helps those with needs enjoy improved quality of life

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux The Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County offers programs for children with not only learning disabilities, but any child having trouble or interested in a specific program. Their programs are open [...]

Lambton Seniors Association helps community members to continue living safely in their homes

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux The Lambton Seniors Association is comprised of several small organizations providing support for individuals over 50 years of age and their family members. The association uses funding for their various programs [...]

Lambton Elderly Outreach provides variety of support services to seniors and adults with disabilities

The following is one in a series of articles highlighting the work of agencies funded by the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. By Alexandra L’Heureux Lambton Elderly Outreach works to provide support services to adults with disabilities and seniors over 60 years of age. The objective for this organization is to keep seniors and adults with [...]