At United Way Oakville, we are working to create opportunities for a better life for everyone.
Making a Difference Every Single Day
When you support United Way, your gift supports strategies aimed at improving the social conditions in our community. Each day we work with frontline agencies, community partners, government, labour and the private sector to ensure people have access to what they need when they need it most.
We focus our efforts on the three main areas that are essential for creating opportunities for a good life:
The Community Fund
Your gift to United Way Oakville is strategically invested in a network of 52 programs that provide vital social services to thousands of people throughout the region. The Community Fund draws on the combined strength of donors like you to effectively address immediate and long-term needs. Thanks to a rigorous process of research and outcome measurement, your gift to the Community Fund supports a systematic approach that works to change whole communities.
United Way is the only major funding organization that delivers significant core operating support to social service agencies. This base support of funding provides stability and allows agencies the flexibility to develop and respond to emerging needs in the community.