News & Events

United Way 50-50 Raffle

Our community wins with 5050! Proceeds from the United Way 5050 help to improve lives and build community. Every dollar counts and every donation adds up over the course of...

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Getting There and Back Again

Transportation is something many of us take for granted. There are some seniors in our community who don't have access to reliable and safe transportation, nor family members to rely...

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United Way GWD: A Community Collaborator

As part of our mission to meet emerging social needs, we participate in local collaborations to provide strategic support on emergency community issues. Beginning in September 2022, we have been...

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United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin takes part in the Community Services Recovery Fund – a $400 million investment in charities and non-profits

Now more than ever, charities and non-profits are playing a key role in addressing persistent and complex social problems faced by all Canadians. The Community Services Recovery Fund is a...

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A Safe Space To Ask For Help

As I write this report, volunteers are filling bags of canned goods and produce for a mother and her beautiful young son at our downtown location. Mother and son are...

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Work with us and make an impact on poverty in our community!

United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin (UWGWD) is the largest investor in social services in our community, second only to government. We know that the social issues facing our community are...

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Aging with Independence and Dignity

Frederick, 74, has a history of Multiple Sclerosis and other medical conditions that cause him difficulty with his mobility. He has a manual wheelchair that requires support from Personal Support...

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United In Conversation: Humanizing Harm Reduction

“United In Conversation” – an innovative, signature community conversation framework. United In Conversation events will bring people together to learn and unlearn in collaborative, interactive discussion sessions between community members...

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A Fresh & Healthy Start

The Healthy Fresh Food program, funded by the United Way, enables our organization to purchase more fresh dairy, fruits and vegetables for members of our Food Bank. It also enables...

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