What we’re up to right now in community
Here’s a roundup of our latest news and events, including research report launches, community stories and special announcements from United Way. Get an in-depth look at our work on the ground in Peel, Toronto and York Region and learn why your support matters more than ever as we recover and rebuild from the pandemic.
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.
November 22, 2022
We know the way, but where is the will to end homelessness?
This National Housing Day, it’s no secret we’re in a housing crisis. What’s missing in the headlines and strategies is the need for a deeply affordable and supportive housing.
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.
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 14, 2022
Bonds borne out of shared experiences
Adrian found connection and community thanks to Bella, his case worker at Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, a United Way-supported agency.
A transformative gift
An equitable recovery from this crisis belongs to all of us. Learn more about how The Barrett Family Foundation’s $2.6 million investment will help United Way scale support for organizations and programs serving Indigenous, Black, and other racialized populations impacted by poverty.