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Tribute to Laura Ramirez, a pillar of the Steelworkers Humanity Fund

June 17, 2022 | News Articles

In May 2022, Laura Ramirez, who started with the Steelworkers Humanity Fund in 1988, retired after 34 years with the Fund and the Union. Laura was instrumental in setting up the foundations of the organization, building and maintaining relationships with partners and unions across Latin America. Her many contributions included building a women’s rights program, […]

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Steelworkers Humanity Fund contributes $25,000 in emergency aid to alleviate growing famine in Horn of Africa

June 16, 2022 | Media Releases

TORONTO – The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is contributing $25,000 to humanitarian efforts to face the extreme hunger crisis affecting Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan. The Horn of Africa faces unprecedent drought episodes, acute hunger linked to conflict, COVID-19, the climate crisis and the ripple effect of the war in Ukraine. The results are skyrocketing […]

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humanity@usw.ca
Tel.: 416-544-5957

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Tribute to Laura Ramirez, a pillar of the Steelworkers Humanity Fund

June 17, 2022 | News Articles

In May 2022, Laura Ramirez, who started with the Steelworkers Humanity Fund in 1988, retired after 34 years with the Fund and the Union. Laura was instrumental in setting up the foundations of the organization, building and maintaining relationships with partners and unions across Latin America. Her many contributions included building a women’s rights program, […]

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Steelworkers Local 6500 funds vital care for newborn infants

February 22, 2022 | News Articles

United Steelworkers (USW) Local 6500 in Sudbury has donated $65,000 to help secure vital hospital equipment needed for the care of newborn infants. This generous donation went on to make an even greater impact on pediatric patients when USW Local 6500 challenged others in the community to give during the Pure for Pediatrics campaign hosted […]

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Steelworkers Humanity Fund contributes $50,000 to support victims of floods in B.C.

November 19, 2021 | Media Releases

TORONTO – The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is contributing $50,000 to United Way British Columbia’s flood response efforts, in order to provide immediate and longer-term support to victims of the floods in British Columbia. The sudden floods that hit parts of B.C. resulted in the evacuations of thousands of residents, washed out major highways and left […]

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Resources

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SHF Update – September 2022

Research & Publications
September 23, 2022
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Steelworkers Humanity Fund Annual Report 2021

Reports • Research & Publications
July 27, 2022
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Steelworkers Humanity Fund 2019 Food Bank Contributions

Misc. Resources
June 30, 2022
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Food Bank Contributions – March 2020

Misc. Resources
June 30, 2022
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