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WOLVES United - United FIVE Announce Another Round of Funding

United Way Centraide North East Ontario - Thursday, 27 June 2019

With another successful electronic 50/50 season wrapped up, United Way Centraide North East Ontario (UWCNEO) and SW Sports and Entertainment are pleased to announce that an additional 12 grants have been awarded to local organizations delivering youth and youth mental health programming through the WOLVES United-United FIVE partnership.

“The partnership between the Sudbury Wolves, the Sudbury Five, 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. “There is great work happening in our communities, and we are pleased to be in a position to support these initiatives. It was an exceptional season of hockey and basketball. The generosity of the fans and the dedication of our volunteers is what makes all of this work possible.”

WOLVES United – United FIVE Funded Programs

  • CNIB - Adventure Day Program Subsidies
  • Espanola Secondary School – Running Program
  • Independent Living Sudbury Manitoulin – Computer Equipment
  • Inner City Home of Sudbury - Family Intake Room
  • John Howard Society - Youth Day Trip: Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury - LDAS Youth Ambassadors
  • Monarch Recovery Services - Camp (Easy Does It Program)
  • NEO Kids - VOICES for Women - Creating Connections Retreat
  • Reseau Access Network - Subsidies for Classroom Closet Conference
  • Sudbury Manitoulin Children’s Foundation - Camp Program Equipment
  • Sudbury Secondary School - Outdoor Basketball Court (funded by United FIVE)
  • UWCNEO - Aboriginal Secondary School Awards

“SW Sports and Entertainment share in the belief that youth engagement and targeted community supports are key elements in success. These investments are impacting lives every day, in a variety of meaningful ways including cognitive, physical and social skill development,” said Dario Zulich, Owner, SW Sports and Entertainment. “We are proud of what this partnership is making possible in our community. In total, 35 local programs and initiatives received funding this season.”


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

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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.