Annual Report 2022-23

Impact by the numbers

Individual stories tell one side of the impact of donations to United Way Halifax. Numbers tell part of the story, too. We’re pleased to share some of the numbers that demonstrate how your gifts are making our community stronger.

Community Fund Programs

Thirty-three programs were funded through the Community Fund in 2022-23, focusing on poverty, housing and homelessness, and inclusive communities.

  • 16,569

    Individuals served by funded programs

  • 97%

    Of programs collaborated to strengthen capacity

  • 6,539

    Participants reported new social connections

  • 10,003

    Participants accessed healthy food

  • 81.8%

    Of programs address food security

  • 3,526

    Participants gained strategies for managing stress

Donors and Volunteers

Donors and volunteers support our community in all kinds of different ways. Their compassion for community is inspiring!

  • 380

    Holiday cards written and delivered to seniors

  • 20

    People volunteered on funding panels

  • 170+

    Winter Warming Kits assembled

Healthy Food Fund

In the summer of 2022, TD Bank Group and the Department of Community Services provided funding to support food needs during the summer months. The one-time grants provided up to $10,000 to 30 community organizations.

  • 11,947

    People were supported

  • 11

    Funded organizations were new to United Way Halifax

  • 317

    Food hampers were provided

United Hurricane Relief Fund

In the wake of Hurricane Fiona, Emera and Nova Scotia Power made a donation of $250,000 to establish the United Hurricane Relief Fund. The fund supported areas most impacted by the hurricane, including Halifax, Northeastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton to provide food, basic needs and other support. These numbers reflect efforts in Halifax and Northestern Nova Scotia.

  • 3,500

    Emergency kit items provided to clients

  • 357

    Families were supported

  • 175

    Deliveries of food and basic items were made

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