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United Way shares Throwback to Day of Caring

We might not be able to be together for Day of Caring this year but United Way Elgin Middlesex didn't want the day to go unnoticed. Check out their video highlighting scenes from the event last year:



Western shows #LocalLove

United Way article about 2019 campaign

The Western community raised $619,475 in support of United Way Elgin Middlesex – a number representing support for 7,350 local individuals to access the organization’s services this year.

Read the story on Western News

Sabrina Pinarello recognized for her amazing support of our community

Each year United Way Elgin Middlesex holds a Labour Appreciation Event for the many volunteers from across our community who educate, advocate and change local lives. This year Western's "Champion of Champions" Sabrina Pinarello was recognized for her outstanding work on Western's Campaign. At the event Sabrina was described in the following quote:

"Sabrina is a young leader who goes above and beyond supporting our community. She uses her skills and passion to uplift those around her. Her super-power is organization and she uses it to strengthen every project she works on for the betterment of the community."

Mustangs filled the Concrete Beach today for the official kickoff of Western's 2019 campaign in support of the United...

Posted by Western University on Thursday, October 10, 2019

How you can help


Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved and show your support for United Way. Your Western United Way committee has already started planning for the 2020 campaign. You can get involved as volunteer and help create real change in our community.


United Way Day of Caring - virtual ideas for 2020

Eventhough we can't get together for the 2020 version of United Way Day of Caring the resourceful folks at United Way Elgin Middlesex have come up with three ways we can support our community in 30 minutes.

Check out their ideas.

Team Western supports SARI Therapeutic Riding at the United Way Day of Caring (2019)

Day of Caring

During the Day of Caring dedicated teams of workplace volunteers complete meaningful, hands-on projects at United Way funded agencies and programs. This year, close to 500 volunteers showed their local love in action across the region.

Thank you to all the Western staff who shared their time and energy at this year's event.


When you support the United Way, your donation stays local. Your financial support is invested in programs that have the proven ability to change people's lives and helps make our community stronger, healthier and more productive.