Annual Report 2021-22

Impact by the numbers

Group of women standing in front of Sullivan's Pond

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-one programs were funded through the Community Fund in 2021-22, focusing on poverty, housing and homelessness, and inclusive communities.

  • 13,979

    Individuals served by funded programs

  • 96.7%

    Of programs collaborated to strengthen capacity

  • 3,542

    Participants reported new social connections

  • 5,478

    Participants accessed healthy food

  • 40%

    Of programs have a child/youth focus

  • 533

    Participants improved quality of life with employment

Donors and Volunteers

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

  • 300

    Winter Warming Kits prepared and donated

  • 459

    New Community Fund donors

  • 11

    New connections through Halifax Partnership

Neighbourhood Kitchen Fund

In 2021-22, ten projects were funded to transform kitchens and gathering spaces in neighbourhoods across HRM. This included three large-scale projects and seven small-scale projects for $193,769 in total funding this year.

  • 7

    projects improved physical access to kitchen spaces

  • 5

    projects helped to stretch limited budgets

  • 6

    projects led to more inclusivity in who they serve

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