Campaign Centre

Western Campaign Facts

  • The Western campaign aims to strengthen London and area through donations and volunteerism in and with the United Way.
  • Western’s 2020 United Way campaign raised $635,357 for our community.  Western’s contribution continues to be the largest United Way employee/retiree giving campaign in Elgin Middlesex and the second-largest university campaign in Canada.
  • Thank you to the Western University community for giving 1 in 5 local people opportunity and hope.

United Way Elgin Middlesex funds more than 90 programs at 49 community agencies to help people in the following areas:

A strong community with resilient and healthy people

Supporting personal wellbeing and strengthening communities by prioritizing:

  • Community mental health supports & services
  • Wellbeing & resilience for all
  • Addressing gender-based violence
  • Neighbourhood & community development

From poverty to possibility

Meeting basic human needs and support people in moving out of poverty by prioritizing:

  • Basic needs
  • Housing stability
  • Income stability

All that kids can be

Helping children and youth and their full potential by prioritizing:

  • Success in education
  • Community connection and emotional & physical wellbeing