United Way

Stronger Together - OCDSB 2016 United Way Campaign 

"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 creating a community that is "stronger together" . Dr. Jennifer Adams
Director of Education

The OCDSB 2016 United Way Campaign - "Stronger Together" runs from November 1st to December 2nd, 2016.  This year, we reached out to an incredible community partner, "Stuntman Stu" and invited him to be an ambassador for our campaign.  Please take a minute to watch the powerful words Stuntman Stu has shared about the importance of giving.



DonateCampaign contributions are collected through ePledge. With ePledge, employees are able to login to or set up an epledge account and make a donation through payroll deduction or by credit card. It's fast, easy to use, eliminates paper forms and it is gives donors better security and more privacy in their donations.

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For those who prefer, it is still possible to pledge using the paper form. The paper form can be printed, completed, and returned to Cynthia Donkers, Corporate Records, on or before December 2nd. Please do not remove the payroll stub on the bottom of the form. Payroll deductions begin the first pay of January 2016 for a total of 26 deductions for 12 month employees and 20 deductions for 10, 10.5 and 11 month employees.


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Directing your Donation
Nomatter how you make your pledge, it is possible to direct all or part of your donation to the charity of your choice.When you do that, the donation is processed by the United Way and forwarded to your charity of choice.In addition, ePledge will allow you to direct all or part of your donations to theEducation Foundation of Ottawa. Donations can also be made to the Cathy Nevins Memorial Fund. Both of these funds give directly back to the students in our schools.


United Way Ottawa has a powerful impact in our community. Take a look at these videos

How United Way helped Zach get ready for school -Video

How United Way help Guy turn his life around -Video

How United Way helps homeless youth like Nathan turn his life around -Video


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