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SHOW YOUR LOCAL LOVE CAMPAIGN VIDEOS

This is what local love looks like. Donors and volunteers coming together in acts of kindness to ensure everyone in the places we live and love has a chance to thrive. Here’s a snapshot of how getting involved can change a life—including your own.

Ever wonder what your donation to United Way looks like? These are the stories of people who faced barriers—and overcame them—all thanks to donors like you.

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After leaving an abusive relationship, Dawn wondered if she’d ever feel safe. A United Way community centre helped her rebuild and give back.

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Learning to save wasn’t just about managing money for Nicole. A United Way financial literacy program helped her take control of her life.

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A strong network is key to finding employment in Canada, as Shayan discovered during his job hunt. Luckily, a United Way networking program for youth was there to help.

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Verdann’s tumultuous childhood—and the help she received from a United Way agency—put her on the path to helping kids and youth just like her.

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Rita felt isolated after losing her husband. A United Way seniors program was the lifeline she needed to get back to being social.

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A meal can bring people together, conjure happy memories and even, as it did for Alasdair at a United Way agency, empower people to change their lives.

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At a United Way–supported nutrition program, Grace learns all about healthy eating. But it's not just advice she gains—it’s a sense of community, too.

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Twin sisters Torri and Artha are thriving despite developmental delays. By supporting United Way, you help parents like Pauline get the help their kids need.

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Distant struggled with drugs and alcohol. United Way helped him deal with his addiction—and reconnect with his culture.

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At 19, Maimoona was homeless. She left home after being abused. United Way helped her find a home—and a more promising future.

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Angie’s got her spark back, thanks to a United Way–supported program that offers free excursions to isolated seniors.

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Volunteering at a United Way–funded distress centre showed Jerilyn just how isolating mental health challenges could be—inspiring her to start a career helping others.

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How do you start life in a new city when you can’t speak the language? When Rama and her family came to Canada as refugees, they turned to a United Way agency for help.

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Kerryn wants the best for her kids, but giving them everything is tough. A United Way agency is helping her whole family thrive.

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Too many young people in our community are struggling to succeed. United Way is working to change that by connecting them with the opportunities they need to thrive.

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