FIND YOUR LOCAL UNITED WAY
Learn more about United Way’s work in your community, or donate to help improve lives locally.
HOW WE HELP
United Way is improving lives locally by moving people from poverty to possibility, helping kids be all they can be, and building strong and healthy communities.
You can change lives
Join us as we create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our communities.
Moving people from poverty to possibility: Investing in the financial stability of all Canadians
Financial instability can affect every aspect of a person’s life. For those that struggle to find work or manage a budget, breaking out of the cycle of poverty and reaching their full potential can be extremely difficult.
211’s telephone line and online directory help Canadians deal with life’s challenges. The service connects users with vital community and social resources, close to home and specific to their needs.
Across Canada, United Way is putting your donations to work where they get the greatest results. Together, we are creating lasting change in local communities from coast to coast to coast.
Behind our work, there are people who give, volunteer and act to make their community a better place. You can join us.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do you have a question about United Way or our work to improve lives locally? Our FAQs provide answers to the questions that we get most often.
ASK THE EXPERT: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN KIDS DON’T GET THE BEST START IN LIFE?
Anita Khanna is the Director of Social Action and Community Building at Family Service Toronto, a United Way-supported agency that helps promote the health and well-being of children and families. She provides a look at what happens when kids don’t get the best start in life.