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Read news releases of United Way Greater Toronto.

September 23, 2022

United Way Greater Toronto kicks off campaign with $110 million goal to meet urgent need and make systems change

United Way Greater Toronto announced the official launch of the 2022 Community Campaign on Show Your Local Love Day (#LocalLove), a day to unite Peel, Toronto and York residents, labour, public and private sectors in the fight against local poverty (#TakeActionOnPoverty). The organization, which runs the largest United Way fundraising campaign in the world, has set a goal of raising $110 million to support community in this critical moment.

June 24, 2022

United Way Greater Toronto rallies to build a more equitable GTA

UWGT shares their plan to build more inclusive and prosperous communities in recovery and beyond at the 2021/2022 AGM and in the annual report.

June 21, 2022

United Way Greater Toronto’s AGM underscores need to build inclusive communities

United Way Greater Toronto’s 66th Annual General Meeting is happening on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022 from 8:45-10:00 a.m.

May 11, 2022

United Way Announces 2022 Campaign Chair: BMO CEO Darryl White

United Way Greater Toronto is pleased to announce BMO Financial Group CEO Darryl White as this year’s Community Campaign Chair and Northleaf Capital Operating Partner Paul Bradley as Major Individual Giving Cabinet Chair.

March 10, 2022

United Way Is Deepening Its Impact In The Fight Against Poverty

United Way is fighting poverty’s UNIGNORABLE issues, focusing on communities in Peel, Toronto and York Region as well as strengthening organizations that are Indigenous, Black and equity-led, focused and serving.

January 26, 2022

United Way Ramps Up Community Response To Omicron Emergency

In response to the latest emergency brought on by the COVID-19 Omicron variant, United Way Greater Toronto is mobilizing with community sector partners to ensure that critical community services remain open for those in urgent need.

November 18, 2021

Revitalizing Legacy Towers Key to GTA Housing Affordability Crisis

New United Way report finds that high-rise renters face affordability, suitability issues.

September 22, 2021

United Way launches Community Recovery Campaign

United Way Greater Toronto will launch its Community Recovery Campaign with its annual Show Your Local Love Day on Thursday, September 23.

August 16, 2021

United Way Invests $1.2m To Address Ongoing Impacts Of Pandemic

United Way Greater Toronto is investing $1.2 million to help agencies respond quickly and effectively to the urgent needs of residents facing the greatest barriers.

July 20, 2021

Social Capital Strong in Peel, But Inequitably Distributed: Report

United Way Greater Toronto and partners release first assessment of social capital in Peel.

July 20, 2021

Social Capital Strong In York Region, But Inequitably Distributed: Report

United Way Greater Toronto releases first assessment of social capital in York. Social capital supports one’s well-being and success in good times, but it is particularly essential in hard times.

June 23, 2021

Barrett Family Foundation Invests $2.6m To Support Indigenous, Black, And Racialized Communities

A $2.6 million investment from the Barrett Family Foundation will help catalyze United Way’s commitment to building an equitable recovery across Peel, Toronto and York Region.