Plan Your Campaign

United Way’s Annual Campaign runs from September until December each year to raise much needed funds for Oakville’s social service sector.

Thanks to the generous support of Oakville organizations, their employees and local unions, United Way invests in more than 30 service agencies benefiting thousands of people annually.

Consider coordinating a United Way Campaign at your workplace! The information below will help you get started.

Why Hold a UWO Campaign?

Rally your employees and join over 80 organizations in Oakville that support United Way each year to help raise more than $2.15 million for the community. Hosting an employee campaign will help your organization:

  • Energize your team and instill pride and satisfaction among employees.
  • Boost employee morale.
  • Offer professional development to your campaign team. Members learn project management, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Increase community awareness among your employees.
  • Generate positive recognition for your organization. United Way’s Community Achievement Awards recognize the exceptional commitment, leadership and creativity shown through participation in the annual campaign.

United Way staff are available every step of the way to help to make running a workplace campaign a fun and rewarding experience. To get started, simply contact Jennifer Loker, Director, Resource Development or call at (905) 845-5571 ext. 235.

5 Ways to Support United Way

Give a Corporate Gift
Instill employee pride in your organization by demonstrating your commitment to our community with your corporate gift or match employee donations.

Run a Leadership Campaign
Leadership donations ($1,000+) provide significant resources to improve lives in our community.

Run an Employee Campaign
Running a United Way campaign in your workplace not only raises essential resources for our community, it helps build strong teams, boosts morale, and unites employee in an inspirational cause.

Send us a Loaned Representative
Loan or sponsor a rising star from your employee group to work alongside our fundraising staff for 16 weeks in the fall. They will gain skills and experience and return to your workplace inspired and energized with a deeper understanding of our community and the impact of workplace investment in United Way.

Become a United Way Sponsor
There are several sponsorship opportunities available, including publications, events, training, and the Loaned Representative Program. Sponsorships help keep our costs low while providing your organization with a unique opportunity for exposure in the community.