United Way Niagara has developed the following local initiatives to do local good in our region.
After School Matters is a network of free after-school programs delivering quality educational, recreational, and leisure activities. Find out more here.
This program provides children and youth from low-income households with the needed items for a successful school year. Find out more here.
Welcome Home Kits provide basic household supplies to individuals and families transitioning from shelters to permanent housing. Find out more here.
INCommumnities helps people navigate the complex network of human services quickly, easily, and for free. Find out more here.
Niagara Poverty Initiative (NPI) guides yearly investments on initiatives to alleviate poverty in Niagara communities. Find out more here.
Providing Hygiene Kits for people who may be experiencing homelessness, living in shelters, living in poverty or in precarious situations. Find out more here.
The Giving Garden Initiative was developed to be a catalyst for the production of nutritional food for vulnerable individuals in the community. Find out more here.
Food security is a growing issue in Niagara. United Way founded the Niagara Food Security Network in 2019 to foster collaboration between all stakeholders to ultimately improve the food security for everyone in Niagara. Find out more here.
The Niagara Community Garden Network is a collaborative network of local food security leaders working together to build thriving community gardens. Find out more here.