This holiday season, we invite you to embrace your #LocalLove and share the magic by joining us in our 12 Days of Giving campaign as we offer a variety of creative ways to give back to your community.  Hover over each day to see how you can make someone’s day a little brighter.

Donate $175 to help provide an older adult with warm winter clothing.

Did you know? United Way’s Keeping Seniors Warm program ensures vulnerable older adults aged 55+ are equipped with the appropriate winter gear to keep them warm during the cold months. Learn more and donate today!

Contribute $25 to help students refurbish a car for a family in need.

Did you know? Students Driving Change provides deserving families in the community with a one-time gift of a refurbished, used vehicle to help remove barriers in maintaining stable employment, attend post-secondary education, and access programs and services that are vital to their well-being. Students from Lasalle Secondary School, with the support and guidance of their mechanics teacher, are working on their first donated vehicle to be awarded upon completion. Learn more.

For $130, you can help a woman fleeing intimate partner abuse.

Did you know? 1 in 3 women will experience some form of sexual assault in her lifetime. You can help change a life during a challenging time by donating today.

Donate 4 boxes of menstrual hygiene products towards United Way's Tampon Tuesday drive.

Did you know? 1 in 4 Canadians have to choose between buying food or period products each month. Menstrual hygiene products can be costly and far too many individuals, especially those living in poverty, simply cannot afford them. But you can make a difference! Learn more.

Donate $5/day and help 13 families access to fresh, healthy food.

Did you know? More than 16% of households in Sudbury are considered food insecure. Your donation can bring hope to many families in our community.

Donate to help more individuals affected by food insecurity.

Gather 6 friends or colleagues to volunteer for a Day of Caring and help United Way tackle important projects.

Did you know? The Day of Caring initiative is United Way's response to helping fulfill needs in our communities. We understand that sometimes maintenance and repairs or special projects are not completed at non-profit agencies due to health, financial, and personal restrictions, or that help may be needed through volunteer labour or donated supplies. These are the kinds of projects for which Day of Caring was designed, and each year, companies and individuals come together to volunteer their time and talents to help local organizations. Get involved today!

Dust off your cape and become an Everyday Hero by donating $7/week to tackle tough issues.

Did you know? Everyday heroes like you can help support two students through a homework club, provide a senior with 36 hot meals delivered to their door, and help a person struggling with mental health issues access to 5 hours of counselling. Tackle tough issues, provide hope and inspire change - become an Everyday Hero today!

Knit or crochet 8 pairs of slippers or socks for older adults in need.

Did you know? In 2022, the United Way has helped 1,208 individuals in Northern Ontario have warm clothing items, from socks to coats, to help them through the cold winter months. Donate today or give the gift of time and get involved through our Volunteer Resource Centre.


Donate $4/day to provide a hygiene kit for 9 individuals experiencing hardship.

Did you know? Nipissing and Cochrane have higher homeless populations than some of the largest municipalities in Ontario, including Toronto. In Sudbury, 12.8% of the population live in poverty. With your generous donation, you can help provide hope to the most vulnerable in our communities. Donate today.

Donate $10 to help provide school-aged children with a backpack, running shoes, clothing and supplies to help them succeed in school.

Did you know? In 2022, United Way helped provide 7,030 literacy and numeracy sessions to children in Northern Ontario to support them with the building blocks needed to thrive in school. Make a difference in the life of a child and donate today!

Donate $220 to support 11 individuals with physical, mental, or developmental disabilities access inclusive programming.

Did you know? In Ontario, more than 2.6 million people identify as having a disability – and many have disabilities that are not visible. Persons with disabilities often encounter barriers to making connections within their community. Your donation can help provide access to inclusive programming to help those with disabilities stay connected, feel valued, and contribute to their local community. Donate today!

Help our community thrive 12 months of the year by becoming a monthly donor, investing in the area of greatest need.

Did you know? As a monthly donor, you can spread the financial impact of your giving across the entire year, creating a greater impact and directly supporting your community in the areas that matter most to you. Be a changemaker by being a monthly donor.