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August 06, 2022

The importance of business and community partnerships

Business and community partnerships are key to building more equitable communities. That's why United Way and BMO are partnering on ILEO in the Greater Golden Mile community of Scarborough.

July 20, 2021

Social Capital Strong in Peel, But Inequitably Distributed: Report

United Way Greater Toronto and partners release first assessment of social capital in Peel.

July 20, 2021

Social Capital Strong In York Region, But Inequitably Distributed: Report

United Way Greater Toronto releases first assessment of social capital in York. Social capital supports one’s well-being and success in good times, but it is particularly essential in hard times.

July 20, 2021

What is social capital and why does it matter

Social capital is not just a nice to have, but a must have. Learn more about this critical connective tissue that makes communities safer for all

June 23, 2021

Barrett Family Foundation Invests $2.6m To Support Indigenous, Black, And Racialized Communities

A $2.6 million investment from the Barrett Family Foundation will help catalyze United Way’s commitment to building an equitable recovery across Peel, Toronto and York Region.

March 29, 2021

New Projects Will Help Vulnerable Seniors Connect To Community

Nine innovative new projects funded by United Way Greater Toronto’s Allan Slaight Seniors Fund will engage vulnerable seniors in creative ways that reduce their social isolation, which has been exacerbated through the pandemic.

February 10, 2021

UofT’s School of Cities and United Way Greater Toronto partner to rebuild equitable, inclusive cities in Leading Social Justice Fellowship program

Realizing the opportunity for transformational change, UofT’s School of Cities and United Way Greater Toronto have partnered to offer a bold, new leadership development initiative.

September 23, 2020

United Way Kicks Off Show Your Local Love Day In Support Of Frontline Community Agencies

United Way Greater Toronto will mark its annual Show Your Local Love Day on Friday, September 25, galvanizing everyone in the GTA to come together online to fight local poverty by learning more about the issues impacting our region and making a donation.

August 04, 2020

United Way Greater Toronto Distributing $15.6 Million From Federal Emergency Community Support Fund To Support Vulnerable Residents Across The GTA During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations in Canada – including right here in the GTA, where recent health data shows certain groups and neighbourhoods have been more adversely affected by COVID-19.

June 08, 2020

City Of Toronto Proclaims Community Workers Recognition Week To Recognize Frontline Workers During The Covid-19 Crisis

Today, Mayor John Tory proclaimed June 8 to 12 Community Workers Recognition Week in Toronto, highlighting the critical frontline services community workers are providing across the city amid the current COVID-19 crisis.

June 05, 2020

United Way Announces Bharat Masrani As 2020 Campaign Chair And Joanna Rotenberg As 2020 Major Individual Giving Cabinet Chair

United Way Greater Toronto announces Bharat Masrani, Group President and CEO of TD Bank Group, as its 2020 Campaign Chair.

April 07, 2020

407 ETR Makes A Leadership Investment In Rebuilding The GTHA’s Social Services Sector Post Covid-19 Crisis

407 ETR is the first United Way corporate partner in Canada to commit to a multi-year investment that addresses the long-term impact on families caused by the COVID-19 crisis.