OCDSB - Proud Supporter of the 2017 United Way Campaign - "Connecting our Community"

OCDSB - Proud Supporter of the 2017 United Way Campaign - "Connecting our Community"
Posted on 10/06/2017
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"The OCDSB United Way campaign is an important demonstration of our commitment to community and to building citizenship. When we give to the United Way we are helping our community partners generate the resources needed to eliminate poverty, create breakfast programs, run after school homework clubs, support drug counselling for students, provide mental health services, and so much more. When we give, we are improving lives locally and “connecting with our community”.

Dr. Jennifer Adams

Director of Education


United Way and its donors and partners have changed the lives of more than 268,000 people in Ottawa since 2011 by investing more than $34M in local programs and initiatives. This means:

  • 56,000 kids have a safe place to go after school to learn, play and grow
  • 23,617 seniors got the help needed to remain in their homes and connected to community
  • 17,709 people got access to mental health support
  • 111,168 in crisis got immediate support when they needed it most
  • 15,233 kids put on the path to succeed in school
Donations are invested locally, changing the lives of people in OttawaThe goal for our 2017 campaign is to make a positive impact on 1,000 lives in our community. Learn more about the United Way Ottawa, and the powerful impact they make in our community with our help.  Take a look.


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