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 2020, public servants and retirees gave close to $29.5 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

Francine gives back to those who accompanied her during her long battle. Why do you donate?



Get to know the GCWCC

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In 2020, 68,805 GCWCC donors raised $29,348,956

Federal retirees gave $3,776,743

Federal employees raised $25,572,213

Including $1,521,225 raised by 10,181 donors that supported ProjectBe


The Impact Of Your Generosity

United Way Centraide - $13,526,056 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

HealthPartners PartenaireSanté - $7,046,350 Invested


• research new treatments, cures and earlier diagnosis

• provide information on disease prevention and management

• fund programs and support for people impacted by chronic disease

• advocate for a healthier Canada and take a stand on health issues

Other Registered Canadian Charities $8,776,550 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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