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You can support local programs, services and long-term solutions that have the power to shut the door to chronic adult homelessness—and save lives.

No young person chooses to be homeless.
  • They might have had a difficult home life, been a victim of abuse or struggled with addiction.

  • Violence accounts for at least 60% of the reasons young people are forced to leave home.

  • Whether it’s couch surfing or relying on shelters, these options are short-term, unstable and quite often dangerous.

  • Without intervention in the first two months, young people can be bound to life on the streets.

Give the gift of local love today.

Your donation will be matched by Scotiabank*.

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.

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.

Help the most vulnerable as we respond to COVID-19.