Lifting our neighbours out of poverty.

United Way isn't just a federated fundraiser. Our community programs provide support to families in the Alberta Capital Region every day.



Tools for School

Tools for School aims to reduce one known barrier preventing children and youth from successful learning and participation in school.

Empower U

Empower U

Empower U combines financial literacy programs for women with a 1:2 matched savings component.

Each One Teach One

Each One, Teach One

Each One, Teach One, develops staff from financial institutions into financial literacy trainers to help people living in low income increase their understanding and ability to manage their finances.


Coats for Kids and Families

Coats for Kids and Families began in 1992 due to overwhelming requests from families and individuals.

Inkind Exchange

Inkind Exchange

A convenient, cost effective way for charities to acquire office furniture, technology and personal care products.

Poverty Simulations

Poverty Simulations

A Poverty Simulation is a unique and powerful experience which challenges perceptions, changes perspectives and strengthens understanding and empathy.


Care Kits for Homeless Connect

We purchase items, build and distribute personal care kits to all of the participants who come through the doors.


U Dodge

U DODGE connects youth and mentors together to encourage cross peer interaction and community spirit.


This first-of-its-kind local initiative focuses on getting children and youth successfully through their education years and on to high school completion.