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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Volunteer Opportunity: Board of Directors

We are currently looking for three enthusiastic individuals who want to make a difference in our community to join our Board of Directors. Nominations for these positions will occur in...

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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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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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