United Way of Chatham-Kent is a registered Canadian charitable organization that works to maximize volunteer, financial, program and agency resources to respond to the increasingly complex issues and needs that exist and are emerging in Chatham-Kent. We are a community of people with a common goal of caring.


To improve lives and build community in Chatham Kent.


A strong and vibrant community free of poverty with children achieving all they can be.


Address underlying causes of human and social issues within the three focus areas of:

From Poverty to Possibility

Strong Communities

All That Kids Can Be

Engage and mobilize community resources to support local charitable organizations and United Way’s community impact programs and services.

Strengthen the network of services and capacity of the local nonprofit sector.

Educate and influence public attitudes about the programs and services that United Way provides.

Collaborate with others to affect system and policy change.

Create an environment where United Way staff and Volunteers are engaged and feel valued.


Did You Know? Space Rentals are available at the United Way of Chatham-Kent