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News and Media

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

Here, you’ll find helpful resources, such as our media toolkit, news releases, special statements and our bi-weekly e-newsletter. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us.

Media inquiries:

Abby Robins
Senior Manager, Communications


November 26, 2022

New stats show increased need in community

In this week’s newsletter we’re looking at new stats that show people across our community are increasingly relying on charities to meet essential food, clothing and shelter needs.

Past News Releases & Special Statements

November 23, 2022

Media Advisory: Bhayana Family Foundation Awards recognizes leaders in social service sector

Media are invited to a celebration of the social services sector’s leadership, partnership, dedication, innovation and creativity as the Bhayana Family Foundation Awards return on November 25 after a three-year hiatus due to Covid-19.

November 15, 2022

Ending homelessness in Toronto is within reach — if municipal candidates make it a priority

More people experience homelessness than ever before, and services meant to help are at a breaking point. We have the resources to end this crisis.

November 15, 2022

United Way Greater Toronto’s Chinese Community Advisory Council hosts panel on combatting anti-Asian racism in the GTA

United We Stand! An Anti-Asian Racism Forum on November 29 features leaders in discussion on how communities can stand up against racism in the GTA.

Shot of CEO delivering a speech to a large crowd during a event.

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

Media Toolkit

The following resources provide a variety of information related to our ongoing work:

1. United Way Greater Toronto description

United Way Greater Toronto is the largest funder of community services in the GTA, second only to government. We work collaboratively with our network of almost 280 agencies, residents who know their communities best and donors like you to design solutions that meet basic needs and address systemic barriers. By giving today, you can join us in tackling local poverty and building a community where each and every one of us can thrive.  

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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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