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Connect young people to life-saving resources.

Isaac uses his own life experiences to help young people facing homelessness. This holiday, your donation ensures youth struggling with homelessness or addiction know where they can find support.   

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Without a safe place to live, drop-in centres, or job training, young people experiencing homelessness get stuck in survival mode.

Your donation will:

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Your gift will be DOUBLED until December 31.

Thanks to our generous sponsor TD, holiday donations will be matched* to fuel measurable, lasting change.

Our minimum online donation amount is $5.00.
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“We are all a community. When we lift the people in the community up that are on the lowest rung, who need the most basic of their needs met, then everyone gets lifted up at the same time.”


Street outreach worker at Operation Come Home, a United Way partner

We’re all connected. We shine brighter together.

When you make a gift to United Way East Ontario, you not only impact one person’s life, you contribute to a current that connects us all. Join our caring community of donors and let people across Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Renfrew and Lanark Counties know that you’re here for them.

Your donation is in good hands

We invest your gift in smart, strategic ways, to ultimately move the needle.

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100% Local Impact

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

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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.