Cowboys & Cocktails Fundraising Social

Portage Plains United Way and ROK Central are excited to be hosting a fundraising social on Saturday, October 7th.
Join us for a great meal by Bills Sticky Figures, live music by Hicktown, fun games and silent auction prices.
Tickets are on sale now! They can be picked up at the PPUW office at 20 Saskatchewan Ave East.
For more information please call 204-857-4440.

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2018 PPUW Special Events

CMHA Heroes of Mental Health Awards  – May 10, 2018

Community BBQ – June 7, 2018

Canada Day BBQ – Sunday, July 1, 2018

Portage Plains United Way Annual Golf Tournament – Friday, August 10, 2018

Portage Plains United Way 2018 Campaign Kickoff Luncheon – September 2018

MGEU Spaghetti Lunch – November 2018

Portage Plains United Way Shopping Night – November 2018


Community Response Grants

Each year Portage Plains United Way reserves a portion of their fundraising campaign to be used for their Community Response Fund. The Community Response fund is designed to be able to provide funding, additional to our Member Agencies, to other nonprofit organizations, programs, and initiatives in our catchment area.

Grants from the community response fund can be applied for at any time of the year and are available for up to a maximum of $5,000. Applications need to be submitted to Portage Plains United Way at least 60 days prior to the start of the project.

Key Factors considered for funding are:

  • New & Unique ways to identify and meet community needs
  • Responsive to changing needs and emerging community conditions
  • Community driven for a target population or befits the entire population.

Criteria required for funding includes:

  • Serves a need in the Portage Plains United Way Catchment Area
  • Applicant is a non profit
  • Provides a human and or social service not otherwise duplicated in the community

Click Here for an Application or call our office at 204-857-4440 for more information.