Many seniors will be alone this holiday season.

It’s difficult to think about the overwhelming isolation many seniors are feeling, and the stress that caregivers are under. But local seniors need your help this holiday. When you give to United Way, you ensure vulnerable seniors enjoy vibrant, healthy lives, and caregivers stay supported.

Many seniors will be alone this holiday season.

It’s difficult to think about the overwhelming isolation many seniors are feeling, and the stress that caregivers are under. But local seniors need your help this holiday. When you give to United Way, you ensure vulnerable seniors enjoy vibrant, healthy lives, and caregivers stay supported.

We’re learning to carry on, but the needs haven’t gone away. Many seniors in your community are still struggling.

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Your donation will:

  • Deliver groceries and meals to those who can’t go to the store. 

  • Support social programs by phone and online, so seniors can stay connected.  

  • Provide transportation to doctor’s appointments and day programs.  

  • Expand options for mental health counselling, peer support groups, and respite for caregivers.  

Because of you, this holiday season will be brighter for seniors in need.

Your donation will be matched by Scotiabank* to help fuel measurable, 100% local change across East Ontario. 

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Working together to create long-term solutions

United Way East Ontario identifies the most pressing local needs, but the work doesn’t stop there. We also play a critical role in maintaining stability for social services over the long term. Together, we can ensure people who have been sidelined by the pandemic see a brighter future ahead. Your donation fuels lasting change across Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark County, and Renfrew County.

“In rural communities, like the one I live in, it’s even harder for seniors to stay connected.”

Agata, Michalska, Director, Regional Affairs

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.