Improving Lives. Building Community.

United Way creates lasting positive change. We are uniquely able to unite people and resources to find solutions to existing and emerging social issues to support all who live in Guelph, Wellington, and Dufferin.

What We Do

We bring people and resources together through our collaborative networks to monitor and identify pressing social issues. Then, with the support of our donors, we invest in existing community programs and mobilize new collective approaches to create lasting positive change in the most effective way possible.

About United Way

Since 1940, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin has strived to meet existing and emerging social needs in order to improve lives and build community. Directed by a volunteer board, managed by committed staff, and supported by thousands of donors, we have improved the lives of those living in our communities.

Focus Areas

All That Kids Can Be

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Healthy People, Thriving Communities

From Poverty to Possibility

Rural Communities

Get Involved

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in someone’s life? Do you want to help make your community a better place to live? Join United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin – together we’re stronger.

News & Events

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Media Release: Home For Good sees surge in donations with City’s commitment to match

Focus on leadership gifts now underway For release – May 30, 2023 Organizers of The Home for Good Campaign are [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Community Champion Ray Stultz to Lead 2023 United Way Campaign

Guelph, Ontario, May 24, 2023.  United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin is pleased to announce community champion, Ray Stultz, will step [...]