United Way Halifax is an influential voice for change through public policy and courageous leadership. Founded in 1925 in the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, United Way has a proven record that extends beyond funding.
It is a valued partner on homelessness and affordable housing and a catalyst for neighbourhood renewal. It is at the centre of a cultural shift toward healthy, active lifestyles. United Way Halifax works with community partners to build sustainable solutions for the future while also supporting programs and services to improve lives today.
Catherine J. Woodman is President and CEO. She energetically and enthusiastically leads United Way Halifax with a focus on poverty and healthy active living. Catherine is a powerful animator for community change through funding, research, advocacy, partnerships and convening to address individual and systemic issues.
Watch the video "What Makes Halifax Greater" produced by United Way Halifax