Donate today and double your impact*. Every gift will be matched and will fuel measurable, lasting, 100% local change in your community—in Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark and Renfrew Counties.

This holiday season, choose United Way as your partner in change.

Local love fuels United Way East Ontario’s work to tackle the tough problems – the causes closest to our hearts that can seem the hardest to solve. Local love drives us to find lasting, 100% local solutions to break down barriers, improve lives, and create opportunities.

See how your generosity can make a difference in the lives of those in your community.

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Help find solutions to the social issues that often go unnoticed, but demand our attention.

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Without support, many seniors risk becoming isolated and losing their independence, dignity, and health.

You can provide local seniors like Bill with the vital services they need to lead happy, healthy lives and feel connected to their community.
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Without crucial after-school programs, kids in low-income neighbourhoods are more likely to drop out—continuing the cycle of poverty.

You will create opportunities for local youth like Raquel to learn and grow—putting them on the path to success in school, and in life.
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Without intervention within two months, young people experiencing homelessness can be bound to life on the streets.

You will help people like Tiffany find a safe place to live by providing support programs for education, employment, and housing.
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Without timely and appropriate support, people facing mental health issues are at greater risk of harm.

Your gift will ensure people like Basil have access to mental health supports that build strength and resilience.
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Your donation is in good hands.

We invest your gift in smart, strategic ways, to ultimately—move the needle. This is the power of United Way East Ontario.


100% Local Impact

Every donation is put to work in the community where it was raised.


Top 100 Canadian Charity

Charity Intelligence, MoneySense & Maclean’s named us a top-100 Canadian charity.

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Issues You Care About

Poverty. Isolation. Homelessness. Together, we can tackle the issues that seem impossible to solve.

Give the gift of local love today.

Your donation will be matched by Scotiabank*.

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season?

Whether it’s for a teacher, coach, work colleague, a friend or family member, give a gift that changes lives.

2019 charitable donation tax credit

You have until December 31 to make a donation and save on your 2019 taxes. Give now so you don’t miss out! Use our simple tax calculator to estimate your donor tax credit.

Local love, in action.

Every day, communities across East Ontario depend on United Way to break down barriers, improve lives, and create opportunities. We strive to be innovative, nimble and responsive—providing solutions for the people who needs us most.

Your donation changes lives. 

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Youth Homelessness

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Success in School

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Mental Health

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