Creating Possibility for Everyone

Our goal is to make Kitchener Waterloo and Area a great place for everyone to live, learn, work and play. By collaborating with local agencies and businesses, donors, governments, labour, neighbourhood residents and other stakeholders, we can make lasting change.

We invest in three main focus areas: All That Kids Can Be, Healthy People, Strong Communities & From Poverty to Possibility

More than 135 thousand people in KW & Area access United Way supported agencies. That’s almost half the population!

How we do it: Mobilizing Community

We tackle difficult issues by identifying root causes and developing strategies. Then we bring together the funding and resources needed to get the job done. And we measure the results to ensure we are on the right track.

Collaborative & Not-for-Profit Sector Supports

United Way KW & Area recognizes that the network of service providers require support if they are to meet the needs of the community.  That’s why we invest in the strengthening this network of services and capacity of non-profit organizations.

We do this by supporting collaboratives and sector supports like the:

We enhance the capacity of non-profit services through subsidies to: