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Welcome and thank you for your interest in United Way Greater Toronto.

Here, you’ll find helpful resources, such as our news releases and special statements as well as links to our research reports and work. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us.

Media inquiries:

Joshua McLarnon
Director, Communications
jmclarnon@uwgt.org
(905) 952-7479


May 14, 2024

United Way Greater Toronto announces CIBC President and CEO, Victor Dodig, as 2024 Campaign Chair and Lenczner Slaght’s Monique Jilesen as UWGT’s Major Individual Giving Cabinet Chair

United Way Greater Toronto welcomes CIBC President and CEO Victor Dodig as the 2024 Community Campaign Chair and Monique Jilesen, Managing Partner at Lenczner Slaght, as this year’s Major Individual Giving Cabinet Chair.

Past News Releases & Special Statements

April 29, 2024

Together Mississauga: Our City, Our Voice

On May 29th, United Way Greater Toronto, Sheridan College, Mississauga Board of Trade and the Metamorphosis Network will host leading mayoral candidates for a debate on the critical social and economic challenges facing Mississauga.

March 21, 2024

United Way Greater Toronto, Sheridan College, Mississauga Board of Trade, and the Metamorphosis Network to Host Key Mississauga Mayoral By-Election Debate

United Way Greater Toronto, Sheridan College, the Mississauga Board of Trade and the Metamorphosis Network to host a mayoral by-election debate on May 29, 2024 that will address the key issues facing Mississauga.

March 20, 2024

EY Canada supports the fight against poverty with a transformational $10 million multi-year gift to United Ways across Canada.

In a critical time where families are battling an affordability crisis and high cost of housing, Ernst & Young (EY) is stepping up with an incredible $10 million to United Ways across Canada to support the fight against poverty. The generous five-year gift comes at a time when needs among communities and the demand for United Way funded programming have been rising at an unprecedented rate.

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News Releases

Read all our latest news releases about United Way Greater Toronto

Special Statements

Read special statements from the President and CEO of United Way Greater Toronto


What we do

Limitless possibilities for local solutions. This is the work of United Way and our network of 280 agencies across the GTA. Together, we tackle local poverty and related unignorable issues so our friends and neighbours have all the supports they need to thrive.

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Research and reports

Our groundbreaking research allows us to identify and better understand the issues that impact life in our region, helping us develop sound, long-term strategies for tackling systemic and persistent social issues.

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