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Read news releases of United Way Greater Toronto.

May 03, 2023

McCarthy Tétrault CEO, Dave Leonard steps up to lead United Way Greater Toronto’s 2023 Community Campaign as Chair

Leonard and Williams will partner with UWGT, and corporate, community and labour leaders to drive the largest fundraising campaign in the world -- all united to end poverty.

May 01, 2023

Our Future, Our Vote: A Toronto for All: UWGT, TMU and The Star Announce New Details on Mayoral Debate

The May 31st event will provide a pivotal platform for the mayoral candidates to share their plans for addressing the critical social and economic challenges facing Toronto.

March 13, 2023

Mayoral debate hosted by United Way, TMU and the Toronto Star to tackle critical issues facing Toronto

On May 31, the mayoral debate, taking place at TMU’s Ted Rogers School of Management and live streamed, will bring together Toronto residents, community leaders and students.

February 22, 2023

United Way Greater Toronto on pace to reach $110M campaign goal, makes bold five-year re-investment in community

On pace to reach its $110 million goal for the Community Campaign, UWGT announced a $33M funding commitment to 65 Anchor agencies in the GTA.

February 14, 2023

GTA risks losing its “community glue” without designating space for non-profits according to newly released survey

The “Greater Toronto Non-Profit Community Space Survey” is a newly released research report by Toronto’s Social Purpose Real Estate (SPRE) Reference Group.

February 06, 2023

Budget 2023: Ontario United Ways are Ready to Support Government in Building a Thriving Province

Ontario United Ways present four areas for the province to invest in that will address the growing roots of poverty and create a lasting impact.

January 11, 2023

United Way Greater Toronto’s latest research spotlights nine interventions to drive more affordable housing, employment opportunities and community benefits in neighbourhood redevelopment

Building Inclusive Communities: Learning from Programs and Policies that Work,” spotlights nine interventions that work to drive affordable housing, employment opportunities and community benefits.

December 09, 2022

Commuting, convenience, and the new world of hybrid: ‘Greater Toronto’s Top Employers’ for 2023 set the standard for flexible workplace options

We’re often recognized for upholding these values as an organization. We make it a priority to recognize employees who exemplify these values and behaviours, and we’re proud to be among Mediacorp Canada’s GTA Top 100 Employers again, this year!

December 05, 2022

A $7.5 million gift from The Slaight Family Foundation targets food insecurity this holiday season after year of record-high food bank visits 

The Slaight Family Foundation is targeting food insecurity this holiday season by gifting $7.5 million to six GTA and national reaching organizations.

November 28, 2022

Bhayana Family Foundation Awards recognize frontline heroes of United Way Greater Toronto’s network of social service agencies  

Fifteen awards recognize leaders in the social service sector for their dedication, partnership, leadership, innovation and creativity.  

November 23, 2022

Media Advisory: Bhayana Family Foundation Awards recognizes leaders in social service sector

Media are invited to a celebration of the social services sector’s leadership, partnership, dedication, innovation and creativity as the Bhayana Family Foundation Awards return on November 25 after a three-year hiatus due to Covid-19.

November 15, 2022

United Way Greater Toronto’s Chinese Community Advisory Council hosts panel on combatting anti-Asian racism in the GTA

United We Stand! An Anti-Asian Racism Forum on November 29 features leaders in discussion on how communities can stand up against racism in the GTA.