May 27, 2023
Hear from the candidates at our Toronto mayoral debate
This week we’re talking about the mayoral debate, our 2023 Community Campaign Cabinet, and celebrating Pride and Indigenous Heritage Months.
This week we’re talking about welcoming newcomers, inclusive neighbourhoods, and Asian and Jewish Heritage Months.
April 29, 2023
Mental health matters
This week we’re talking about mental health support, child welfare policy updates and housing for seniors.
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 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 07, 2022
Pandemic innovation: Using what we’ve learned to achieve lasting change in our communities
United Way Greater Toronto’s commitment to systems-level change means championing potential initiatives and harvesting the lessons they have to offer – like our new five case studies series exploring social service innovations during COVID-19.
February 07, 2023
This community ambassador is raising awareness about people with different abilities
After getting support from a United Way agency, Sam started to share his story, raising awareness about inclusion and what it’s like to have different abilities.
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.
August 24, 2022
Welcoming a refugee family to the GTA
Simran and her family got the support they needed thanks to United Way agencies dedicated to helping refugees arriving in the GTA.
October 31, 2021
A winner at the game of life
A United Way-supported program helped Cindy gain more confidence and stay connected—something that’s only become more important during the pandemic.
October 31, 2021
Support during hard times
Premji turned to a United Way agency when his wife Shanta was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. What he didn’t expect was to also find community for himself.
Street kids are not just rebels without a cause—and they want (and need) your help.
March 12, 2020
How food banks in Canada work—and why they’re necessary
With rising unaffordability and income inequality in Toronto and the GTA, food banks are needed more than ever
Trans and non-binary people are just that people. Let’s skip the intrusive questions and build relationships
April 29, 2019
Accessibility in Toronto and the GTA is everybody’s issue
There’s a growing movement to break down barriers to participation in everyday life. Are you on board?
October 16, 2020
A neighbourhood lens on food security
Maybe you’ve heard the term ‘food desert,’ but what about ‘food swamp’? Here’s what that means—and why you might be living in one without even knowing it. Food insecurity doesn’t always look like you think.
January 21, 2019
Low-cost—or free!—mental health services in Toronto and the GTA
A guide to finding affordable counselling and other mental health resources in your neighbourhood
November 03, 2021
Dilprit and Rajbinder Grewal
Dilprit and Rajbinder Grewal’s biggest philanthropic priority is making sure everyone in their community has what they need to thrive.
November 03, 2021
Bernard Dorval and Francine Côté
Bernard Dorval and Francine Côté have committed to spending the next chapter of their lives helping others to realize their dreams.
August 11, 2021
#HelpStartsHere, for all Canadians
Anyone living anywhere in Canada can pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1 to reach a Service Navigator for information on community-based health, social and government services in or near their community.
September 02, 2020
5 steps to building a more inclusive workplace
United Way partner McCarthy Tétrault shares five steps they’ve taken to build a more inclusive workplace. They want more companies to follow their lead.