Show Your Local Love

Your community and the people in it matter to you. That’s why United Way makes sure your donation

is helping families, neighbours and friends in your community tackle #UNIGNORABLE issues. 

These are the stories of people who have found pathways out of poverty

thanks to United Way donors like you.

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Emergency Community Support Fund

Starting May 19th, 2020, United Way Alberta Northwest will be accepting applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund to help charities and non-profit organizations serve and support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding has been made available by the Government of Canada and funding streams are being administered by United Way Centraide Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross in communities from coast to coast to coast. United Way Alberta Northwest is proud to support this important investment by the Federal Government.

Local Impact Stories


Individuals who donate $1200 or more, yearly - to the United Way Alberta Northwest Campaign

All That Kids Can Be

We support programs that ensure children are ready to learn. We invest in programs and initiatives like homework clubs, summer camps, and after-school programs



Jayce’s kids, Nadine and Chase, were falling behind in reading. But a United Way literacy camp changed everything.

Read Jayce's Story Here



After experiencing 2 strokes, 'Shelly', an employed single mother, was left unable to work.  With the help of the United Way Emergency Fund, she was able to catch up on an overdue utility bill.

Read 'Shelly's' Story Here


A United Way agency helped Gisèle find support for herself after her daughter’s mental illness diagnosis.


Read Gisele's Story Here


Intake for United Way Emergency Fund is facilitated through

Coree Ludwig at County FCSS: 780-532-9727

United Way Alberta Northwest

#213, 11330 - 106 Street

Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7X9



Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm


Registered Charity Number  131791790RR0001