Stories & News

Storytelling is a huge part of how we show our supporters the tangible difference their donations make in the lives of real, local people.

Take a look at our latest news, impact stories, and more.

Get to know the latest United Way East Ontario Community Builder Award winners: Osmel B. Guerra Maynes, Pearly Pouponneau, Ali Arbeau, and Kayla and Jenna Spagnoli.
This Pride month, meet some outstanding locals who have shared their stories with us over the years about their personal relationship with the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and how they found their Path to Pride.
Long-time supporter of GenNext, Giancarlo Cerquozzi, shares what Pride means to him, why he chooses to advocate for 2SLGBTQ+ issues in his community, and why he supports GenNext.
United Way partner, Hot Shoe Productions, offers youth the opportunity to produce videos and stories, empowering them with valuable work experience they otherwise wouldn’t have access to.
With the added pressures of the pandemic, United Way and our partners have adapted to address the critical mental health challenges facing our region.
Homelessness, an issue that was hard to see in normal times, is even more in the dark because of the pandemic. See how we’re supporting youth like Ciizzy to find housing and a fresh start.

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