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Get Involved

Do you love where you live? Believe passionately that everyone in our community deserves a fair chance at a good life? We invite you to show your local love across Peel, Toronto and York Region. We need one million people like you—change-makers, hand-raisers and engaged citizens—to join with us to build a community where poverty has no power. But this isn’t just about a donation. There are so many ways for you to get involved.

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 2 and 3. It’s your once-a-year opportunity to skip the elevator and conquer all 1,776 steps of our region’s most famous landmark. Register today.


Looking for an opportunity to engage your entire workplace in the world's largest campaign? We’ve got all the tools you need to help support your 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, helping to fight local poverty in all its forms. Learn more about workplace campaigns.

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. Join today

Host your own event

Become engaged by hosting your own event for United Way. We’ve even got some ideas! Entertain at home. Organize a sports tournament. Walk dogs for your friends and neighbours. 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

You love where you live. You want to know more about pressing social issues and how we can work together to build a community where poverty has no power. Read our blog for insights from leading experts and influencers who weigh in on the issues that matter to you. Subscribe 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.

Visit LocalLove.ca

Powered by United Way, LocalLove.ca is your guide to living well and doing good in the community. It’s a magazine-style digital magazine full of smart and simple ways to give back, thought-provoking essays and inspiring stories of community changemakers. Visit the site today.