Where is United Way headquarters?
Alexandria, VAUnited Way / Headquarters
Is there a United Way in Canada?
United Way is a federated network of 71 local United Way Centraide offices serving more than 5,000 communities across Canada, each registered as its own non-profit organization and governed by an independent volunteer-led local Board of Directors.
What does United Way do?
United Way is a local movement of volunteers, advocates, partners, and donors committed to advancing the common good by mobilizing communities around education, financial stability, and health.
How many locations does United Way have?
About Us. United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide.
How many United Ways are there in Canada?
United Way Centraide Canada (French: Centraide United Way Canada) is the national organization for the 79 autonomous, volunteer-based United Ways and Centraides across Canada.
Who is the CEO of United Way Canada?
DAN CLEMENT. Dan holds the position of President & CEO, and Secretary of the Board for United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC) where he leads a national movement for social change comprising 79 community-based federated United Way organizations.
Is United Way Canada a good charity?
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) considers 35% to be an acceptable standard. United Way has a 4/4 star rating on Charity Intelligence, and we earned an A+ rating from MoneySense recently for fundraising and charity efficiency.
What does United Way Canada do?
United Way is improving lives locally by moving people from poverty to possibility, helping kids be all they can be, and building strong and healthy communities. Join us as we create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our communities.
Is United Way still around?
About Us. United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. We are focused on creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for a good quality of life: education, financial stability and health.
Is United Way Calgary a good charity?
United Way has a 4/5 star rating on Charity Intelligence for our financial and reporting transparency, accountability to donors, and overhead costs. MoneySense’s Charity 100, which rates 100 of the biggest charities in Canada based on finances and transparency, rated United Way as an A charity in 2020.
Why United Way of Calgary and area?
United Way of Calgary and Area positively contributes to the lives of more than 160,000 people every year. This doesn’t happen by chance—it takes dedication, passion, talent, and a strong desire to make the world a better place. Our culture is about caring—for one another, our community, and the results we achieve together.
Where can I get help in Calgary?
In addition to being available 24/7, the service is free and confidential. 211 is offered through a partnership between United Way of Calgary and Area, The City of Calgary, and the Distress Centre.
Who is United Way’s Chief Operating Officer?
Karen holds a master’s certificate in municipal leadership and a Bachelor of General Studies in Leisure, Recreation, and Tourism. Beth Gignac joined United Way of Calgary and Area as chief operating officer in 2016.
What is the role of United Way?
As a duty of care organization, we recognize our role in ensuring all Calgarians get the support they need during this critical time. As such, most United Way staff will be working remotely and will continue to be available by email, phone, or virtually. We are a registered charity, Business Number 13022 9750 RR0001.