Niagara, ON – United Way Niagara is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan MacCulloch, Chief of Police for the Niagara Regional Police Service, as the 2021 Campaign Chair.

“I am honoured to take on the role of Campaign Chair for United Way Niagara, carrying the torch from so many other passionate community leaders in years past. The Niagara Regional Police Service has had a longstanding partnership with United Way and my involvement as Chair builds on our commitment to the wellbeing of the entire Niagara community,” said Chief MacCulloch. “I have seen firsthand the significant impact United Way funding has in our community and I am excited to get started on the campaign trail.”

”As a loyal supporter of United Way for over 20 years, Bryan brings his extensive community leadership experience both as Chief of Police and as a board member for many non-profits in Niagara to this role,” said Frances Hallworth, Executive Director, United Way Niagara. “Bryan’s dedication and leadership is so important as we continue to raise funds to support the most vulnerable people in Niagara.”

United Way Niagara recently concluded the 2020 campaign in which the goal to improve the lives of 120,000 local people was exceeded. In 2020, through donations from the community and government support, United Way Niagara invested $6.5 million in over 200 programs and initiatives making a difference in the lives of 131,883 local people.

The 2021 United Way Niagara campaign will kick-off virtually in September.


About United Way Niagara: United Way works to tackle some of the biggest social issues in Niagara; investing in solutions to poverty, food security, mental illness, homelessness, domestic violence and social isolation. United Way invested in over 200 programs across Niagara last year, serving over 130,000 people when they needed it the most.

About Chief of Police MacCulloch: Chief Bryan MacCulloch has dedicated over 36 years to the policing profession and is incredibly proud to be afforded the opportunity to serve our community and lead the women and men, both civilian and sworn of the Niagara Regional Police Service. Chief MacCulloch is actively involved in the community and is a former long-time Board Member and past Chair of Victim Services Niagara, member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of North and West Niagara, former Executive member of the Welland Minor Hockey Association Board of Directors, and a long-time minor hockey and soccer coach.