We are a network of organizations, volunteers, and donors united by one big thought:

Calgary can be better!

When you give to United Way, you make a difference in creating a better tomorrow for everyone. Every donation strengthens local support systems, ensuring families and individuals who are struggling in the wake of the pandemic can have a better tomorrow.

Finding healing through the support of a community

Vincenzo. Photo courtesy Brett Gilmore.

Vincenzo’s family struggled under the weight of intergenerational trauma – but a community of care was there.

“There’s been a community involved in my healing.”

Read Vincenzo's story

Feeding families and communities

Travis holding a box for food delivery

When Travis realized some of his neighbours were struggling during the pandemic, he knew just how to help.

“I know that United Way offers more than just food. They also offer family, community, structure and stability”.

Read Travis' story

When you give with United Way, you’re in good company

United Way invests in programs and services that ensure individuals and families have access to basic needs, and allow them to focus on building their strengths and move towards greater self-sufficiency.

If you can, donate today to improve local lives.

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Connecting to create healthier communities

At United Way, we work to improve local lives through community investments that help people in Calgary and area build meaningful social connections and grow positive mental health—in turn creating a stronger sense of belonging and well-being. In response to the pandemic, we are actively and steadfastly working with local partners to address our community’s evolving needs and pave the road to resiliency and recovery.

Explore some of our key initiatives.

Women reading to children at a Calgary Community Hub

Community Hubs

This ground-breaking initiative helps local people create meaningful social connections through unique neighbourhood spaces in five locations across Calgary.

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211 connects local people to supports, services, and resources to address a wide range of concerns, including isolation and mental health. Available 24/7 through call, text, or online chat.

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United, we make the biggest difference.


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