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Give kids a place to learn and thrive.

This holiday, your donation ensures kids like Paige have access to programs where they can learn, make friends, and have fun.

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Without after-school activities, community hubs, and social services, the wellbeing of local children and families is in jeopardy.

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 were noticing that rural youth were struggling with accessing mental health supports from where they live. It’s important for them to go to a place where they feel like they belong, where they feel like it’s a safe space—they have mentors.  


Executive Director at Osgoode Youth Association, 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.