Western and United Way Elgin Middlesex: a partnership for a better community

United Way Elgin Middlesex and Western University have worked together to create a strong presence in the community. Several inroads have been created which connect Western’s strengths to United Way’s mission in a way that creates meaningful impact. 

Collaborations with Research Centres and labs at Western or Affiliates allow for a link between world-class scholarship and real-world issues. Experiential opportunities allow students to combine social engagement and curriculum for a wholesome and profound learning experience. Western’s considerable network of students, staff, alumni, and community, institutional, and international partners create a strong base for an annual campaign which generates hundreds of thousands of dollars yearlyThe United Way Elgin Middlesex has provided financial support for student-led projects addressing local social challenges.

Find out how Western partners with the United Way Elgin Middlesex.