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Andrea Bjorklund.

Alumna Andrea Bjorklund is a foster mom who relies on United Way programs to support the kids in her care.

The need is closer than you think: United Way can help

You just might know who you’re helping.

That’s what the volunteers for this year’s Fort Garry campaign for the United Way want you to keep in mind as they accept donations from now until the holiday break.

“Many of the people we interact with every day are struggling in some way and the United Way provides us with a vehicle for stepping up and helping out,” says David Mandzuk, Dean of the Faculty of Education and co-chair of the Fort Garry campaign. “When you give to the United Way, you could be helping a co-worker, a student in your class, or even a neighbour.”

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