Working together to improve local lives

We work with partners to help local people improve their lives, neighbourhoods and communities. COVID-19 has left more children vulnerable, more seniors isolated and more families hungry. With your support, we provide essential funding to help ensure that people’s basic needs are met. Get involved by donating, volunteering or fundraising.

Your donation stays 100% local, always.

Our office is currently closed to the public however, our staff remains working from home to serve the needs of our community.

Community Impact Stories

Abby’s Story

Throughout my two years working with Youth 4 Community helped me nurture my leadership abilities. Youth 4 Community taught me how to work comfortably in a team setting, and how to solve problems using input from everyone. It was a valuable experience that a thoroughly enjoyed.

Community Recovery

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Way of Thunder Bay and our community partners have mobilized to meet the needs of at-risk individuals, seniors, children and families. Read a sample of stories from local organizations that worked side by side with United Way to help our community pull through these tough times…

Kaitlyn’s Story

I met Linda roughly 6 years ago when I was in grade 7. Linda helped me when I needed it most whether it was schoolwork, food, or clothing she was able and more than willing to help me out. I soon noticed that I wasn’t the only kid coming to both the Evergreen house and Park for help. No matter how spread the community was we all came together at Evergreen….

Access the Financial Relief Navigator

Helping vulnerable people get additional COVID-19 benefits and financial relief during these challenging times. Find out what benefits you could be eligible for.


Community Champions Showing Local Love


We know it takes a whole community working together to improve lives and build a better Thunder Bay for everyone. There’s so many ways to give or get involved.


Join over 250 workplaces who are improving lives locally through employee fundraising campaigns.


Support a movement of community builders by becoming a Leader of the Way donor.


Give back through your business with a monetary, gift-in-kind, sponsorship or special event.


Join a group of like-minded individuals, in their 20s and 30s, who work to make a difference in the community.


Give back in your retirement, stay engaged in your community, and be inspired to give, volunteer or advocate.


Volunteer your time to help us support front-line agencies and local people who count on us.