Become A Leader Donor

United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin’s leadership donors inspire change for thousands of people in our community. Make an impact today.

United Way Leadership Giving

What is a Leadership Donor?

United Way’s leadership donors, cumulatively give $1,200 or more annually, and are inspiring change for thousands of people in our community. 

Being a leadership donor has nothing to do with your job or how much money you make.   At United Way, a leader donor cares.  As valued partners, leader donors make a difference and understand what a tremendous impact a donation at this level can make in addressing our community’s most pressing issues.

Reasons to Become a Local Leader

  • Set a powerful example in helping to make life better for thousands of people in our community
  • Valuable tax benefits for your donation
  • Invitations to community events and workshops that demonstrate your impact and help you understand local issues
  • Receive email updates from our Executive Director, Glenna Banda, on the impact of your support

Ask your financial advisor for tax implications specific to your situation. You can also visit the Canada Helps Charitable Tax Credit Calculator

Making a Leadership Gift is Easy:

  1. If your company runs a workplace campaign, you can participate in the payroll deduction plan at the $24 per week level.
  2. Authorize monthly donations from your credit card or chequing account at the $100 per month level.
  3. Give a one-time donation by cash, cheque, or credit card. You can donate by mail, phone, or online.

The Impact of Your Donation

An investment of $1,200 provides 240 people access to healthy, affordable & culturally appropriate food.
An investment of $2,500 allows 13 one-on-one counselling appointments for rural youth.
An investment of $1,200 provides 40 back packs filled with school supplies for youth, ensuring they are ready to start school with their peers.

For more information on Leadership giving, please contact Glenna Banda, Executive Director at 519-821-0571