I’m Happy To Be A Donor

"I am happy to be a donor. My first full-time job was in Social Work for a United Way funded agency and I felt pretty overwhelmed by how much need...

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Volunteering Changed The Way I View The World

This might sound a little cliché, but community involvement and volunteering have actually changed the way I view the world. I used to think the only way to be a...

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MEDIA RELEASE: It’s a red alert and we need your help.

Increased demand for services and a decrease in charitable giving are the perfect storm for a sector reaching its breaking point. Guelph, Ontario, December 15, 2022.  It’s a red alert...

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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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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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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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A Story of Local Love: Speaking Up and Speaking Out

"One of our older youth has been attending the United Way supported program since he was 12 years old. He is now 18 years old and kindly supports other members...

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A Story of Local Love: Support For New Parents

"A couple who accessed the community food bank was facing eviction from their home. They also welcomed their first child during the pandemic, which put extra stress on the family....

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