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Your support, through United Way, provides many solutions.
As the largest private funder of social services in Waterloo Region, United Way raises millions of dollars every year to ensure support is available for community members, who often face multiple challenges related to poverty and inequities.
From emergency food and shelter services; to counselling and harm reduction programs; to mentorship activities that give vulnerable young people a chance at a better future - the programs and services funded by United Way make up a vital network of support in Waterloo Region.
Poverty is complex, and that is why our funding supports hundreds of organizations. The support of local workplaces and individuals is critical in keeping programs open and accessible.
United Way is a leader, locally and nationally, convening and mobilizing people around the most pressing needs and issues.
By targeting your donations, United Way Waterloo Region Communities strives to produce a direct and lasting impact in 9 focused Cause-based areas, with equity and inclusion an important factor in allocation across all areas.
Together We Can Build a Stronger Waterloo Region
In the last 6 months, we have be able to invest in over 70 local organizations and programs.
As we continue to respond in real-time to urgent needs on the ground, and plan for future challenges, United Way will continue to: