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February 13, 2024

Our Love Letter to Community

This is our love letter to the incredible people, neighbourhoods and communities at the heart of our mission.

December 11, 2023

Providing stable housing for youth to grow

Serpil was 15 years old and about to enter the shelter system. Then she found a United Way-funded agency that gave her the stability and security she needed to thrive

August 10, 2023

“I can start believing in the possibilities”

A United Way-supported peer program helped Randee find community and overcome mental health struggles.

December 21, 2022

10 incredible moments of impact from 2022

As we near the end of 2022, we wanted to take a moment to look back at everything United Way Greater Toronto accomplished this year.

December 10, 2022

Celebrating 2022 with community

In this week's newsletter we're celebrating the many successes of 2022 and looking ahead to the challenges facing our community in 2023.

November 18, 2022

How Donald K. Johnson is opening doors to giving

His $10-million commitment to United Way is inspiring others to dig deep.

August 16, 2021

United Way Invests $1.2m To Address Ongoing Impacts Of Pandemic

United Way Greater Toronto is investing $1.2 million to help agencies respond quickly and effectively to the urgent needs of residents facing the greatest barriers.

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.

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.