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.

2018 Thanks a Million recipients

10 Million +

BMO Financial Group


Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)




Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign




Scotia Bank




TD Bank Group


1 Million +
  • Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE)
  • Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)
  • Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
  • Bell
  • Blakes
  • Bombardier Inc.
  • Brookfield
  • Canada Life
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Canadian Federation of Nurses Union and its member organizations (CFNU)
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Canadian Office and Profesional Employees Union (COPE)
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
  • City of Montréal
  • City of Toronto
  • City of Toronto Administrative, Professional and Supervisory Association Inc.
  • CN
  • Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
  • Deloitte
  • Department of National Defence
  • Desjardins
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Enbridge
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution
  • EY
  • FCA Canada Inc.
  • Federal Service Retirees
  • First National LP
  • Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited and Employees
  • General Motors of Canada Limited and Their Employees
  • Global Affairs Canada
  • Government of Alberta
  • Government of Québec
  • Hydro-Québec
  • iA Financial Group
  • Imperial
  • 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 Financial Inc.
  • National Bank of Canada
  • National Union of Public and General Employees and its component unions (NUPGE)
  • NOVA Chemicals
  • Nutrien
  • ONEX
  • Ontario Government Employees and Retirees
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Payworks Inc.
  • PCL Construction
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • PwC
  • Saputo
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Shell Canada Limited
  • Sun Life
  • Suncor Energy
  • Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Teamsters Canada (TC)
  • The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
  • TransAlta Corporation
  • Unifor Canada
  • United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)
  • United Steelworkers (USW)
  • United Way Centraide
  • UPS Canada & UPS SCS Canada