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Your gift to the Community Fund improves the lives of people struggling in our community by providing immediate and lasting solutions that tackle poverty on many fronts. By supporting United Way of Peel Region you are

  • moving people from poverty to possibility
  • helping kids be all that they can be
  • building strong communities

Your donation has a big impact in Peel

  • $50 provides an infant with a one-month supply of formula.
  • $50 provides a warm winter coat to a child.
  • $130 provides a homeless individual with access to food, shower and other necessary supports.
  • $250 provides a family with one month of heat in the winter.
  • $250 provides a child with interactive, recreational outings for one year, including healthy snacks and transportation, to help them build their social skills and self-esteem.
  • $390 provides a daily homework club that gives children and youth access to computers, peer support and mentors.
  • $420 provides one at-risk youth with daily counselling and other tools that will help him or her succeed in life.
  • $500 provides a single mom with a career training course so that she can get a job and support her family.
  • $600 provides 12 youth with a nutritious afterschool snack while they participate in weekly programming for 40 weeks.
  • $780 provides healthy and nutritious meals to a single mother and two children for a year.
  • $1,000 provides 15 youth with the opportunity to cook an affordable, nutritious and tasty meal once a week for 40 weeks.
  • $1,170 provides counselling to a woman who has survived domestic abuse and her children for the length of their stay at a shelter.
  • $1,200 matches a child with a caring adult mentor who will meet with him or her several times each month for fun activities.
  • $2,000 provides eight children with interactive, recreational outings for one year, including healthy snacks and transportation, to help them build their social skills and self-esteem.
  • $2,500 provides 16 children with access to an 8-week afterschool program to help them cope with a parent living with a mental illness.
  • $3,500 provides one month of after-hours coverage by a regulated health professional on a crisis line/online crisis chat specializing in helping those who have been impacted by sexualized trauma.
  • $5,000 will provide one woman who has survived abuse and is living in a shelter with a parenting workshop once a week for an entire year.
  • $8,000 provides all the necessary food for 10, six-week cycles of a community kitchen to teach a total of 150 youth how to prepare healthy food.

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