Why Give?

Why Give?

The Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) is an extension of what public servants do: Improve the lives of Canadians. In 2021, public servants and retirees gave close to $29.7 million to charities across Canada as part of the GCWCC.

To see how donations make a difference, we invite you to read the stories of people whose lives were changed by your donations. 

How HealthPartners Helped

“I couldn't lift my right arm. My vision was off, and I couldn’t talk. It was awful.”

How United Way Centraide Helped

Rose wants to be the first Indigenous prime minister—and she’s on the right path...

Public Servant Testimonials

Rudy Hallé wants to build a better world. That’s why Rudy gives. Why do you donate?



Get to know the GCWCC

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In 2021, 69,995 GCWCC donors raised $29,647,576

Federal retirees gave $3,731,115

Federal employees raised $25,916,461

Including $2,778,397 raised by 14,141 donors that supported ProjectBe

The impact of your generosity

United Way Centraide - $13,234,332 invested

Your gifts helped:

·         people experiencing homeless to access affordable, safe and permanent places to live

·         empower children and youths to grow, succeed and be all they can be

·         move people from poverty to possibility

·         build stronger, more inclusive, communities for everyone

Health Partners PartenaireSanté  - $7,174,575 invested

Your gifts helped:

·                     research new treatments, cures and earlier diagnosis

·                     provide information on disease prevention and management

·                     fund programs and support for people impacted by chronic disease

·                     create a healthier Canada

Other registered Canadian charities - $9,238,541 invested

Thank you!

Your generous gifts are having a real impact on the lives of Canadians from coast to coast to coast.

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