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Get Involved

As our community begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we need people like you—change-makers, hand-raisers and engaged citizens—to join with us to rebuild the places we live, work and raise our families. By showing your local love across Peel, Toronto and York Region, you can help us ensure no one gets left behind.

But this isn’t just about a donation. There are so many ways for you to get involved.

Workplace campaigns

Looking for an opportunity to engage your colleagues? We’ve got all the tools you need to help support your annual workplace campaign—or start one. You can also showcase your professional skills as a Sponsored Employee. The best part? You’ll be helping to empower colleagues to be leaders of change, strengthening the GTA. Learn more about workplace campaigns. 

UP (CN Tower Climb for United Way)

Are you ready to rise up to tackle local poverty in your community? Join us at UP, the CN Tower Climb for United Way, on November 28 and 29. It’s your once-a-year opportunity to skip the elevator and conquer all 1,776 steps of our region’s most famous landmark. Learn more.

Women United 

Are you a smart, savvy and philanthropically driven woman who wants to make a real difference in our community? Women United members combine their time, talent and generosity to help support women and families living in poverty. Because behind every strong woman are the women who have her back. Become a member today

Host your own event

Become engaged by hosting your own event for United Way. We’ve even got some ideas! By hosting your own event, you can volunteer on your own time and contribute in your own, unique way. Learn more about hosting an event.

Understand the issues

COVID-19 has affected everyone in the GTA, but it has pushed many already experiencing poverty and #UNIGNORABLE issues even further into crisis. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to find out how we can work together to rebuild—and reimagine—a strong social safety net, ensuring everyone has what they need to survive, and thrive. Subscribe to our newsletter today.

Become a member of United Way

Join people from all walks and from every corner of our region, all dedicated to fighting local poverty in all its forms. As a member, you can attend United Way’s General and Annual Meeting, elect Trustees and help to shape the future of our organization—and our community. Learn more about becoming a member.