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The song beneath the message

Songwriters in Wood Buffalo are plucking out chords, playing with melodies and flirting with lyrics as our “Change Starts Here” songwriting contest gets underway. There is a deep wellspring of inspiration to draw from as the United Way Community Campaign touches on so many different themes: generosity, community impact, volunteerism,…


Songwriting Contest launched

The United Way of Fort McMurray has partnered with DK Films, Campbell’s Music and Samson Audio to launch a songwriting contest. “We are interested in having a songwriter interpret our theme of CHANGE STARTS HERE, expressing the energy, excitement and impact of the United Way Community Campaign in a song,”…


Salvation Army provided hope and a new life

One of the stars of the United Way of Fort McMurray Seeing is Believing videos is Floyd Perrier. Floyd, like many other individuals who have come to Wood Buffalo in search of employment, found himself unable to land a job, out of money and residing in the shelter at The…

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