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Our Mission

To improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

Our National Value Proposition

To create long-term, sustainable and lasting change by bringing together community partners to address complex social issues in communities across Canada.

Our Values

Our values guide our decision-making and our work:

  • Demonstrate integrity and transparency
  • Inspire volunteerism
  • Endorse collaboration and partnerships
  • Provide non-partisan leadership
  • Embrace inclusion and equity

Our Focus Areas

From poverty to possibility

  • Moving people out of poverty
  • Meeting basic needs

Healthy people, strong communities

  • Improving access to social & health related support services
  • Supporting resident and community engagement
  • Supporting community integration and settlement

All that kids can be

  • Improving access to early childhood learning and development programs
  • Helping kids do well at school and complete high school
  • Making the healthy transition into adulthood and post secondary education

Diversity policy

United Way of Peel Region respects, values and celebrates the diversity of people who make up our community. In its commitment to excellence and fairness United Way seeks to recognize and remove barriers to full participation in all United Way activities by individuals and organizations.

As a fundamental principle, United Way will be fair and equitable in its practices by observing not only the letter, but the spirit of the Ontario Human Rights Code. This will be done by recognizing, acknowledging and respecting the diversity of the population of Peel. Diversity is a very broad issue and may encompass and include, but is not limited to the following:

  • race
  • record of offences
  • place of origin
  • handicap or disability
  • colour
  • sexual orientation
  • creed or religion
  • sex
  • age
  • parental or family status
  • citizenship
  • ethnic origin
  • marital status
  • income level
  • work experience
  • literacy levels
  • cultural tradition
  • ancestry
  • educational background
  • same sex partnerships
  • geographic location