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Whether you’re a participant or a volunteer, our signature events are a fun way to support our work in the city.

Fun ways to build a better community

Our annual events are a great way to come together with, and for, community. Your participation powers our network of community agencies, ensuring people across the GTA can get much-needed support, close to home. Invite friends, co-workers and neighbours to join you and help us strengthen the places where we live, work and raise our families.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Community health and well-being remain our top priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working on adapting our annual events to ensure you can participate while staying safe. Please keep an eye on this space for further updates.

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United Way

Host your own event
Virtually, at your workplace, in the community or at home - Any time!
Hosting your own fundraising event is a great way to give back—on your own time and in your own unique way.  Share your event idea and download United Way’s event fundraising toolkit to get started.

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GetUP for Community
November 1st to November 14th
To help raise urgently-needed funds for the people and families who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, we’re asking you to once again GetUP for community this November 1-14, 2021.

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Charity Challenge at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
October 1st to October 31st.
Whether you’re running 5K or the full marathon, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) makes it easy to give back to United Way.