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Community Partnerships

Meaningful change doesn’t happen in isolation, which is why we are proud to partner with organizations and be a community-wide initiatives that are focused on collaborative community development.

Proud to be a part of:

Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region (CYPT)

A community-wide partnership that includes service providers, researchers, planning bodies and funders serving children, youth and families in our community. United Way WRC participates in working groups and is a voting member of CYPT.

Ontario Living Wage Network

A living wage is the hourly wage a worker needs to earn to cover their basic expenses and participate in their community. As a living wage employer United Way WRC pays all direct employees the living wage rate for Waterloo Region.

Wellbeing Waterloo Region

Wellbeing Waterloo Region is a community-led collaborative where members work together across sectors to improve the wellbeing of residents in Waterloo Region. United Way WRC has supported and participated in WWR since its inception.

Canadian Labour Congress

United Way and the Canadian Labour Congress have been partners since 1988 – working together to strengthen communities across Canada. The partnership developed around a common interest: ensuring that workers and working families have the support they need to succeed.