Learn how our Community Response Fund is fighting the impacts of COVID-19.

Poverty forces people to make impossible decisions like paying rent or putting food on the table. The complexity of poverty has many contributing factors. Its social and economic issues impact entire communities and everyone who lives in them.

Our Goal

Our Goal

Meet the basic needs of our community’s most vulnerable people, giving everyone the opportunity to succeed.

United Way Centraide North East Ontario along with our partners are helping to provide the foundational building blocks of a good life. This includes ensuring that essential services such as emergency shelter, food, employment, financial sustainability support and training programs are available when and where they are needed.

Your support

Your support makes a difference. In :

  • Support One

    59,610 nutritious meals and food boxes were provided improving access to healthy food

  • Support Two

    3,420 people accessed essential supports to help meet basic needs including shelter and clothing

  • Support Three

    2,127 individuals participated in programs & workshops to help them build resiliency, confidence and learn life skills

  • Support Four

    17,829 crisis interventions were provided through street outreach