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WOLVES United Announces Second-Round Funding for Youth and Youth Mental Health Initiatives

United Way Centraide North East Ontario - Friday, 11 January 2019

Sudbury, ON, January 11, 2019 – United Way Centraide North East Ontario (UWCNEO) and SW Sports and Entertainment are pleased to announce that seven organizations working with youth and youth mental health initiatives in the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts will receive funding through WOLVES United.

“The partnership between the Sudbury Wolves and United Way helps to ensure that accessible, community-based programs are available to help our kids reach their potential,” says Michael Cullen, Executive Director with UWCNEO. “In December, we announced the first-round of organizations to receive funding for the 2018/19 season. Thanks to the generosity of the Sudbury Wolves fans and the dedication of our volunteers, we are excited to make this second announcement as we know it will have a positive impact on the lives of many children and youth in our community.”

WOLVES United Funded Programs

  • Child and Family Centre: Suicide Prevention
  • Chelmsford Secondary: Health & Wellness Fair
  • Espanola Secondary: Two Mental Wellbeing Activity Afternoons
  • Princess Anne Public School: Leadership Conference
  • Rainbow Routes: Explore Sudbury Family Adventures Series
  • Reseau Access Network: Classroom Closet Conference
  • Sudbury District Restorative Justice: Program Supports

“The Sudbury Wolves share the belief that youth engagement and targeted community supports are key elements in success. I’m excited that this partnership is impacting youth in many meaningful ways including skill development, exploring interests, and promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle,” said Dario Zulich, Owner and Governor of the Sudbury Wolves. “This season alone, 14 programs have received funding, and that is something to be celebrated.” For more information about the WOLVES United partnership, funded programs, volunteer opportunities with the 50/50 electronic raffle, or inquiries regarding the application process, please visit www.uwcneo.com.

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Media Contacts:
Michael Cullen
Executive Director, UWCNEO
705-560-3330 ext. 201

About UWCNEO

For decades, UWCNEO has been committed to making our community a place where everyone has an opportunity to succeed. In addition to research and advocacy, we invest in the most effective local programs in the areas of poverty, community and kids.