100% of donations help local families in the Alberta Capital Region.


Taking Action Together

Creating Pathways Out of Poverty is a bold initiative - one that we must take on together as a community. Governments are working to build up supports; non profits are focused on delivering a balance of programs and services; and corporate partners are exploring investments in key initiatives and opportunities for workplace campaigns. And YOU as a community member have an important role, too.

More ways you can show your support

Learn About Poverty

Seek out information and further expand your knowledge about poverty in our community. This website is a great place to get started.

Interested in Volunteering?

Days of Caring are opportunities for volunteers to see their gifts in action.


Be the first to know about events, get impact updates, and find out about ways you can help break the cycle of poverty.

You can do anything to raise money

Need some inspiration? These are a few of the fundraising campaigns that we will never forget.

Kaitlyn's Birthday

Kaitlyn asked all her friends to donate to Tools for School instead of present for her birthday. Hear what she had to say.


Harriet's Shave

Harriet offered to shave her head if she raised $10,000. Read more about Harriet.

Brian's sock monkey

EPCOR's workplace campaign was a huge success. Why the monkey? Click here!

Recognizing the people that make it all possible.

Donors who give $1,200+

Donors who give $10,000 or more

Donors who give for 25 years

Additional Giving Options

There are many more ways to help generate the critical resources needed to fund programs and services.



Leave a Bequest

United Way, accepts property, life insurance, and trusts from donors who choose United Way in their Will.

Gifts of Securities

A tax-smart way to give; donating securities to United Way is fast, easy and both you and your community benefits.



Leave a lasting legacy for generations to come by contributing to United Way's endowment fund.

Tax Credits and Charitable Giving

Your donation is eligible for charitable tax credits, which can reduce the federal and provincial income tax you pay each year; Making giving to United Way a benefit to you and our community. For more information about how tax credits could impact your giving visit the Canada Revenue Agency's website.