Income disparity in Peel Region +In the three-part series published by The Toronto Star in April 2013, University of Toronto research has confirmed what many people living in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga face on a daily basis. Read More
United Way of Peel Region launches more focused investment strategy +MISSISSAUGA (March 28, 2013) – Earlier today, United Way of Peel Region announced how it is investing the majority of the money raised in its 2012 campaign. Approximately $7.2-million will be distributed to programs, services and initiatives based in Peel. This investment will support specific strategies to move people out of… Read More
United Way of Peel Region announces 2012 Youth Spirit Award winners +MISSISSAUGA (March 18, 2013) – United Way of Peel Region and its Young Leaders Council announced the recipients of the 2012 Youth Spirit Awards at a ceremony held at Sheridan College in Mississauga. United Way took time to recognize the contributions of everyone involved in the successful fundraising campaigns, including the… Read More
It's More Than Poverty REPORT +United Way Toronto’s newest report, It’s More than Poverty: Employment Precarity and Household Well-being examines dramatic changes in precarious employment over the last few decades, revealing that only 60% of all workers in our region have stable, secure jobs. Click to read the report. Read More
United Way of Peel Region was established in 1967 to serve the communities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. Every program and agency we support is improving social conditions in the region to ensure that each resident can not only survive, but thrive.
We work within the community to improve the lives of individuals and families, strengthen neighbourhoods, and make our community better for everyone. We address the immediate needs of our community and work to identify and remedy the root causes for social issues within our community.
United Way is a volunteer led organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, composed of leading community members. The Board oversees how donations are used, shapes our strategic vision and plan, and monitors organizational performance.
With a strong voice for social change, United Way is strengthening our community, and improving lives. No member of our community is immune to challenges – United Way is here to champion and inspire sustainable change that strengthens community and improves lives.
United Way and its partners, engage with the community to care for, connect with and include everyone. Inclusion, accountability, integrity, collaboration, voluntarism and vision are the main principles behind every action we take – we invite you to join our network and help us build a healthier, more vibrant community.
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10810 2807 RR0001