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Show Your #LocalLove by donating to our 2022 Community Campaign. Join us as we unite against poverty—and build a better, stronger GTA for everyone who lives here.


United in the fight against poverty

From crisis to critical social infrastructure. From blunting the pandemic to building blocks for a better tomorrow, we are united in our efforts to make life more livable for people across Toronto, Peel and York Region.

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2 Million+
people served

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programs provided

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social service agencies

United Way works in lockstep with local agencies, residents who know their communities best, and donors like you. We design solutions that prioritize the people and places who are being left behind. Now, we are calling on you to join us as we ignite an equitable community recovery where everyone can participate and flourish.

Double your impact

Make your first gift of $1,200 or more to United Way Greater Toronto and it will be matched, dollar for dollar, thanks to the Darryl & Cassandra White Gift Match. That means your gift will have twice the impact.

Yes to an equitable recovery

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When this crisis is behind us, we will face an extraordinary challenge. How do we build back better in the face of increased inequality and deepening poverty across the GTA? Learn more about how you can help us build back better.

Pandemic innovation

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Read five case studies spotlight examples of social service innovation during the pandemic that hold transformative potential for our region.

Limitless possibilities for local solutions

Many neighbourhoods in our region are being redesigned or redeveloped. And while this can be good news, we need to ensure that redevelopment does not turn into displacement. United Way is working with community leaders locally to create economic opportunities and ensure that, as the cost of living in redeveloped neighbourhoods goes up, no resident is left behind.

United Way’s Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity (ILEO) initiative is re-imagining local solutions to inclusive workforce development.

Latest News

Gift Guide

United Way’s local gift guide features eclectic, unique and delicious offerings that also support your local community.

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December 08, 2022

More Homes Built Faster Act

United Ways across Ontario, Tower Renewal Partnership, and Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership make recommendations to the provincial government on preserving and renewing existing affordable rental stock so that low-income Ontarians can remain safely and securely housed.

November 15, 2022

Ending homelessness in Toronto is within reach — if municipal candidates make it a priority

More people experience homelessness than ever before, and services meant to help are at a breaking point. We have the resources to end this crisis.

November 14, 2022

Bonds borne out of shared experiences

Adrian found connection and community thanks to Bella, his case worker at Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, a United Way-supported agency.

August 24, 2022

Welcoming a refugee family to the GTA

Simran and her family got the support they needed thanks to United Way agencies dedicated to helping refugees arriving in the GTA.

Say ‘yes’ to an equitable recovery

When this crisis is behind us, we will face an extraordinary challenge: How do we build back better in the face of increased inequality and deepening poverty across the GTA? We need you now, more than ever, to help us redefine the boundaries of our recovery and build a more inclusive ‘new normal.’ With your support, we can meet everyone’s fundamental needs, build a fairer and equitable future, and dismantle discrimination in our communities to address the root causes of poverty.

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