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Community Partnerships

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

Proud to be a part of:
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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.

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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.

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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.

Immigration Partnership Waterloo Region

The Immigration Partnership is a collaborative of community organizations that work together to create the conditions for immigrants to succeed and help build a welcoming, dynamic community. They achieve this through leadership, collaboration, research, engagement, education and advocacy


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