MWI IN ACTION
Manitoba Women’s Institute was recpient of a Nellie McClung Foundation Manitoba Trailblazer Award in 2021.
Did you know? MWI members volunteered around 20,000 hours in 2019.
MWI has members who have been with our organization for over 60 years!
Local MWI institutes contributed to the following in 2019: Education on personal development and the environment, family, ag, and community; volunteering at local events; monetary donations to local causes; maintaining WI parks; catering at local events; book collection for the Children’s Hospital; support or fundraising for causes such as Port in the Storm, Samaritan House, Nova House, food banks and seniors homes, children’s gardening and cooking workshops.
MWI awards two scholarships through the Red River Ex Foundation every year.
MWI local institutes contribute to Pennies for Friendship, which is used to fund ACWW programs across the world.
There are WI’s in Manitoba that have reached the 100-year benchmark.