Support the United Way
October 2, 2005
With annual United Way campaigns underway, CAW members in communities across Canada are being urged to support their local
campaign.  CAW president Buzz Hargrove said the need to support the United Way has never been greater.

“Increasing poverty, particularly among the youngest and oldest in society, is but one manifestation of this need,” Hargrove said.  “The
lack of affordable housing and the ensuing crisis of homelessness is another. What are not so obvious perhaps are the other
symptoms: violence, alienation, substance abuse, neglect,” said Hargrove in a letter to local union presidents.

“None of us are immune. If not impacted directly in some way, we see the social damage caused by these problems on a daily basis.”

Hargrove urged all CAW members to support their local United Way campaign both by giving generously and volunteering where
possible.

Source:  CAW NewsNow
 
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