We care about Prescott-Russell—and we know you do, too.
Local love fuels us to tackle the greatest challenges facing our community. Together with our supporters and partners—people who love where they live and want to make a difference—we can break down barriers, improves lives, and create opportunities for individuals and families in Prescott-Russell.
Our efforts are backed by a commitment to 100% local impact. This means funds raised locally are put to work right here in Prescott-Russell, to help those most in need.
Conquering local issues
Situated along the banks of the Ottawa River, from Voyageur Provincial Park all the way to Clarence-Rockland, the region of Prescott-Russell is made up of more than 2,000 square kilometres of stunning natural beauty and bustling waterfront communities. Our region is known for its Franco-Ontarian culture, rich agricultural heritage and outdoor lifestyle.
The Prescott-Russell office of United Way East Ontario works with 16 partner agencies to strengthen the social fabric of our region. Our efforts to create opportunities for people in need include supporting local programs and services that:
- Provide children and youth with the tools needed to succeed in school and life
- Offer mental health and/or addictions support to those who are struggling
- Enable vulnerable seniors’ sense of independence and belonging to the community
Latest news and stories
- Pandemic recovery
- 211 Day
- 2023 Ontario Pre-Budget
- Disruptive Dialogue
Making a difference
United Way East Ontario
Issues like poverty, isolation and mental health don’t start or end at geographic borders—conquering them demands the force of our entire region. By bringing people and resources together from across the communities we serve, United Way East Ontario harnesses the strength needed to address systemic challenges, raise support and advocate for change.