U of T United Way Campaign


Our 2016 Campaign raised $602,000+


Mohammad Hassan Novin found friendship at United Way cultural program for seniors

Mohammad Hassan Novin found friendship, thanks to United Way and a cultural program for seniors.
This is one of the many ways our donations impact the community.


For over 20 years, U of T has contributed over $19 million to our community


University of Toronto (U of T) campuses are located in the communities supported by the United Way Toronto & York Region (St. George and U of T Scarborough) and Peel Region (U of T Mississauga). In 2015 alone, our faculty, staff, and students contributed almost $700,000.

Our generous support impacted a variety of programs that service the community:

  • Over 15,800 children and their families took part in programs geared at helping to raise healthy kids
  • Over 8,000 education and job training sessions were provided to newcomers, helping them settle into their new home

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About the United Way


In Canada, the United Way operates in more than 100 communities, including Toronto & York Region and Peel Region where U of T’s campuses are located. Every United Way raises support locally, directly responding to the needs of the community.