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Powering possibility

Major Donor Circle members are an exclusive group of donors who help fuel lasting community impact in the places we live and love. By investing $10,000 or more annually in United Way, you can demonstrate your commitment to transforming individual lives—both today and tomorrow. We invite you to learn more about joining the Major Donor Circle by clicking below. You can also call 416-777-1444 ext. 327.

Benefits of Joining the Major Donor Circle

  • Family Engagement: Volunteer with your family in the community, including holiday giving opportunities, and see firsthand the impact of your support.
  • Neighbourhood Tours: Take a tour of four different neighbourhoods across our region to learn about our communities.
  • Digital Experiences:  Access our online Make the Month poverty simulator, as well as other videos of lives changed.
  • Exclusive Events: Join leading community experts to discuss the issues at United Way’s Behind the Scenes, Beneath the Issues evening. We’ll also recognize you at high-profile events including our AGM, Campaign Launch, Celebration Gala and more.
  • Professional Volunteering: Put your strategic skills to work by volunteering at United Way or for our network of community partners.

Why United Way? 

Major Donor Circle members fuel our work fighting for a community where poverty has no power. As part of an inner circle of United Way’s most generous donors, you’ll be a part of supporting a strong social safety net that helps people when, and where, they need it most. If you’re considering joining us, here’s why your gift to United Way is a smart investment in the future. We:  

  • Amplify your investments beyond one issue or one community
  • Convene the right stakeholders to generate powerful change 
  • Leverage government and other investments to accelerate progress
  • Conduct rigorous research to isolate critical and relevant needs
 Dina and Nagy Ghobrial, Major Donor Circle membe
By giving to United Way, we know that we’re joining other like-minded donors in a collective effort to make our communities better for everyone. United Way takes the knowledge they’ve gained from doing extensive research to help inform how to best invest our donor dollars in the issues that matter.

–Dina and Nagy Ghobrial, Major Donor Circle members