Why Give?

The Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) is an extension of what public servants do: Improve the lives of Canadians.

In 2022, public servants and retirees gave almost to $28.3 million to charities across Canada as part of the GCWCC.

To see the impacts, we invite you to read the touching stories of the people whose lives have been changes by donations to the GCWCC.

Testimonials and stories

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...

Where to Give

You choose the causes and charities that mean the most to you.

United Way is committed to helping people and families across Canada build better lives. We do this by moving people from poverty to possibility, helping kids be all they can be, and building strong and healthy communities.

HealthPartners: We Are Your Neighbours. When it comes to health, we are here for you, in 1,200 communities across the country. Your donation helps our 17 member charities save the lives of those you love.

The Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign allows you to designate your contribution to any registered Canadian charity close to your heart. Click for the list of the 86,000 charities you can choose to support.

Where do my donations go?

Your gifts to United Way Centraide build stronger communities by helping:

  • people experiencing homelessness 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

Your donation to HealthPartners supports:

  • Life-saving research for new treatments, cures and earlier diagnosis
  • More easily-accessible information on disease prevention and management
  • Programs, relief and assistance for people affected by chronic disease

The GCWCC is about Helping People and their Communities

How can I donate

Giving is easy and secure.

Get to know the GCWCC


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In 2022, 63,926 GCWCC donors raised $ 28 256 264

Federal retirees gave $ 3 786 431

Federal employees raised $ 21 943 613

Including $2 602 362 raised by 14 230 donors that supported ProjectBe

The impact of your generosity

United Way Centraide - $ 11 708 247 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  - $ 7 179 283 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 – $ 9 368 732 invested


Thank you!

Your generous gifts are making a real impact in the lives of Canadians from coast to coast to coast.


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