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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


February 23, 2024

United Way Greater Toronto Commits $150,000 to support Mental Health in Jewish, Palestinian and Muslim Communities

In response to the trauma and stress experienced by the conflict in Israel and Gaza, compounded by a local context of rising hate, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, United Way Greater Toronto is committing $150,000 to support Jewish, Palestinian, and Muslim communities in addressing mental health challenges.

Past News Releases & Special Statements

February 02, 2024

United Way Greater Toronto partners with the Federation of Black Canadians to celebrate the International Decade of People of African Descent

United Way Greater Toronto hosts annual breakfast event to kick off Black History Month with an awards ceremony, recognizing Black leadership in Peel, Toronto and York Region. The event also celebrated the International Decade for People of African Descent.

January 31, 2024

Provincial Budget 2024: Ontario United Ways are calling for investment in the non-profit sector to deliver a full range of housing options

As the Government of Ontario outlines its budget priorities for the coming year, Ontario United Ways are calling for investment in, and engagement of, the non-profit sector to deliver the full range of housing options, particularly the affordable and deeply affordable homes, so desperately needed in this province.

December 19, 2023

The Crucial Role of Corporate Partnership in Strengthening Charitable Organizations

I have seen firsthand the difference community services can make. And if we, as a society, do not invest in their ongoing ability to support people through life’s challenges, we may all come to understand the difference their absence can make.

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News Releases

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Special Statements

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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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