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Thank you for being a United Way Ambassador in our community! You might be wondering, now what? Here are a few resources you can use to share United Way's message and your involvement in your community.

Social

If you're looking for us on Twitter, we're @UnitedWayCgy. You can also use #united4yyc in any tweet to join the conversation.

We've developed a series of sample tweets you can use to share United Way's message. Feel free to have fun with them; these are meant to be a jumping off point!

Download the social media library

  

Branding

We have a variety of logos available to meet your needs. We simply ask that you treat them well! Take a look at our Guidelines & Standards or give us a call if you have any questions.

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United Way logo, colour – PNG format (general use; transparent background)

United Way logo, colour – EPS format (professional printing)

 

Videos

Learn about United Way's impact in the community and on the lives of Calgarians through these short impact videos. If you're interested in seeing more videos, visit United Way on Youtube or Vimeo.

Nathan's story (3:42)

Growing up in poverty in Bowness, Nathan's family faced many of the tough decisions that 10% of all Calgarians who live in poverty regularly experience.

Watch on: Youtube | Vimeo

Sama's story (3:03)

Removed from her abusive mother at 15, Sama entered the foster system. Feeling depressed and confused, she reached out for help and found her voice.

Watch on: Youtube | Vimeo

Mark's story (3:38)

A happy addition to Mark's family, Gage was born with Down syndrome. He receives support to ensure he reaches the same milestones as other children his age.

Watch on: Youtube | Vimeo

LeeAnne's story (4:23)

LeeAnne has three amazing, healthy daughters today because of the support she received from United Way-funded programs.

Watch on: Youtube | Vimeo

Jeremy's story (4:07)

Jeremy's personal ties to homeless youth have shaped his life working to advocate for vulnerable youth in Calgary.

Watch on: Youtube | Vimeo

Louise's story (4:15)

Louise escaped a life shrouded by domestic violence and is now a proud advocate in Calgary.

Watch on: Youtube | Vimeo

 

The Social Equation

The Social Equation tells the story of critical social issues facing Calgarians. By strengthening each part of the equation, we will create infinite possibilities for our city.

View The Social Equation Report      View the full Impact Report online      Download the full Impact Report

 

Learn about United Way's work

For more on our three focus areas, impact stories, quizzes, and community initiatives, take a look through the below sections.

Poverty

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Overcoming poverty opens up opportunities and positively impacts quality of life.

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Kids

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Successful kids are the future of our city.

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Communities

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Strong communities connect and strengthen all Calgarians.

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