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August 05, 2022

Businesses and community organizations need to come together to fight poverty

This op-ed co-written by UWGT CEO Daniele Zanotti and our 2022 Campaign Chair, BMO CEO Darryl White, emphasizes the importance of collaborating across sectors to address poverty, and highlights our specific work in the Greater Golden Mile on the Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity Initiative.

March 10, 2022

United Way Is Deepening Its Impact In The Fight Against Poverty

United Way is fighting poverty’s UNIGNORABLE issues, focusing on communities in Peel, Toronto and York Region as well as strengthening organizations that are Indigenous, Black and equity-led, focused and serving.

August 28, 2019

Here's just how much poverty can hold kids back

Poverty has serious repercussions for people of all ages. But for kids, it has particularly devastating effects. An alarming 17 per cent of Canadian children live in poverty. In Toronto, the rate is even higher.