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We know it takes our whole community working together to create lasting social change. Making a difference locally improves lives and makes all of us stronger.

United Way provides numerous engagement opportunities to take action right here in our communities. In 2017, thanks to the help of donors, agency partners, and volunteers, we brought together hundreds of Calgarians to take part in engagement opportunities in the community.

In 2017, 17,095 people volunteered 543,347 hours!.

 


 

Taking local action

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Boost morale, promote team building, and increase your company profile while improving lives in your community!

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Upcoming events

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We have all kinds of events throughout the year. Take a look and join an event that works for you.

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Gen Next

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Gen Next brings local millennials together to transform our city through leadership and philanthropy.

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Women's Leadership Council

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This network of female philanthropists focuses on local social issues impacting Calgarians.

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Volunteering

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Giving your time is a great way to connect to your local community and make an impact on the lives of others.

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The GAIN Team

A team heaves and grits their teeth as they pull a plane during United Way's annual plane pull event

The Group for Assisting and Improving Non-profits (GAIN) are high-skilled volunteers helping local charities.

In 2017, 61 volunteers helped 98 projects at 72 local non-profits.

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We work with local partners to improve lives and mobilize communities for lasting social change.

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