United Way is honoured to work with Canada’s leading corporations, employers and labour organizations to improve lives and build community across the country. Thanks to their remarkable generosity, and that of their employees or members, we are creating opportunities for a better life for everyone.

Every year, the Thanks a Million award is bestowed upon organizations that have raised $1 million or more in support of this important work. We extend our heartfelt gratitude and sincere appreciation to United Way’s valued supporters.

2016 Thanks a Million recipients

10 Million +

BMO Financial Group


Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)




Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign




TD Bank Group


1 Million +
  • Agrium Inc.
  • Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE)
  • Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)
  • Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
  • Bell
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Bombardier Inc.
  • Brookfield
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Canadian Federation of Nurses Union and its member organizations (CFNU)
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE)
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
  • CGI
  • City of Toronto
  • City of Toronto, Administrative, Professional, Supervisory Association Inc.
  • CN
  • Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
  • Deloitte
  • Department of National Defence
  • Desjardins Group
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • Enbridge Pipelines Inc.
  • Esso Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil Canada, and their employees and annuitants
  • EY
  • FCA Canada Inc.
  • Federal Service Retirees
  • Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited and Employees
  • General Motors of Canada Limited and Their Employees
  • Global Affairs Canada
  • Government of Alberta
  • Government of Quebec
  • Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life
  • Hydro-Québec
  • Industrial Alliance Financial Group
  • Intact Financial Corporation
  • International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM&AW)
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
  • James Richardson & Sons, Limited and Affiliated Companies
  • LCBO
  • Magna International Inc.
  • Manulife
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • National Bank
  • National Union of Public and General Employees and its component unions (NUPGE)
  • NOVA Chemicals
  • ONEX
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
  • Ontario Public Service United Way Campaign
  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • PCL Construction
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada, its employees and retirees
  • Procter & Gamble Inc.
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • PwC
  • Rogers Communications
  • Saputo
  • Scotiabank
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Shell Canada Limited
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Suncor Energy
  • Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Teamsters Canada (TC)
  • The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
  • TransAlta Corporation
  • TransCanada Corporation
  • Unifor Canada
  • United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)
  • United Steelworkers (USW)
  • United Way Centraide
  • UPS Canada and UPS SCS Canada