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Backgrounders

In this section, you’ll find a selection of documents that will help demonstrate to your coworkers the impact of their donations and generosity.

Building Strong and Healthy Communities

Greater Toronto - PDF | National - PDF

United Way’s Community Priorities

Greater Toronto - PDF | National - PDF

Helping Kids Be All They Can Be

Greater Toronto - PDF | National - PDF

From Poverty to Possibility

Greater Toronto - PDF | National - PDF

Stories

These stories are from individual United Way funded initiatives, programs or agencies, featuring individual people who have been impacted by the generosity of donors. You can include these stories in your communications to build support for your workplace campaign.

Moving people from poverty to possibility

The following stories illustrate how with your support, we’re able to help move people from a life of poverty to one full of opportunity. You can share them with your colleagues in various ways, such as via email, social media or on your intranet.

Empowering women one outfit at a time / National story (PDF)

Adding dignity to a healthy diet (PDF)

A door to opportunity (PDF)

Working toward a better future (PDF)

Building strong communities

The following stories illustrate how we’re able to empower individuals and promote wellbeing through a variety of community services to ensure people have access to support, regardless of where they live. You can share these stories with your colleagues in various ways, such as via email, social media, or on your intranet.

A community in tune (PDF)

The hope of a brighter future (PDF)

The future is friendly (PDF)

A Mind at Peace / National story  (PDF)

Healthy Living in Clearwater, B.C. / National Story: United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo (PDF)

Amélioration des conditions de vie / Histoire nationale: Centeraide Lanaudière (PDF)

Helping kids be all they can be

The following stories illustrate how we’re able to put kids on the path to success by investing in their development from early childhood to young adulthood, ensuring they have the opportunities they need to thrive. You can share these stories with your colleagues in various ways, such as via email, social media, or intranet.

A friendly connection to community (PDF)

A welcome start to summer (PDF)

Taking “steps” to leave substance abuse behind / National Story: United Way Centeraide Ottawa (PDF)

Giving children the tools to cope with mental illness / National story (PDF)

Sharing their stories through digital media / National story (PDF)