We are a team of Waterloo Region locals who love our community. We work every day to support those in need and help others to do the same.
A healthy, safe, and inclusive Waterloo Region.
Mobilizing the generosity of our communities… investing in community-wide solutions.
Who we are
United Way is the second largest funder of social service programs across the country, second only to government. Thanks to generous donors and partners, United Way is creating change on key social issues such as food security, mental health, and isolation in seniors by investing over $4.6 million in critical services to 129 agencies and programs across Waterloo Region in 2020. Over $2.1 million was distributed via COVID emergency services, thanks in part to both local donors and corporate partners, and the Government of Canada.
our commitments to you
We want everyone who visits our website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. We want our website to be a positive place for everyone and we’ve been working hard to make our content accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone… continue reading.
Today we stand for hope, we stand for equity, and we stand as United Ways and Centraides in solidarity with all the people who live in Canada, our American neighbours and caring people across the world that are demonstrating for an end to racism, inequity and injustice in all its forms… continue reading.
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights… continue reading.