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Your Impact

Working with hundreds of agencies across Toronto, United Way is dedicated to improving lives and making a real impact within our communities. When you donate to Ryerson’s 2017 United Way campaign, you can choose where your money goes and how it will help make a lasting difference. Browse the map of service agencies across Toronto that are funded by United Way, and watch the videos below to get a better sense of what your donation can do.

Ever wonder what your donation to United Way looks like? These are the stories of people who faced barriers—and overcame them—all thanks to donors like you.



How do you start life in a new city when you can’t speak the language? When Rama and her family came to Canada as refugees, they turned to a United Way agency for help.



Verdann’s tumultuous childhood—and the help she received from a United Way agency—put her on the path to helping kids and youth just like her.



A strong network is key to finding employment in Canada, as Shayan discovered during his job hunt. Luckily, a United Way networking program for youth was there to help.



Twin sisters Torri and Artha are thriving despite developmental delays. By supporting United Way, you help parents like Pauline get the help their kids need.

Call-out for supporters

Have you been giving to the United Way for years for a special reason? Do you have a cool project you've worked on with the charity? Have you benefited from the United Way's help?

We'd love to hear your United Way stories. Contact Terry Beverly Marks at 416-979-5000 ext. 6543 or at

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