Welcome to the City of Kitchener
Waterloo is strategically located in Canada's Technology Triangle and enjoys growing recognition for its high standards of education, keen entrepreneurship, and technological innovation. Along with extensive research and development facilities, a strong service sector, technology centres, centres of excellence, and a positive lifestyle, Waterloo offers a competitive edge for investment and growth-oriented companies. Situated within an hour's drive of the Toronto International Airport, Waterloo's 98,500 citizens and businesses are linked by major transportation routes to a marketplace of more than 120 million people, and by high-speed telecommunications to the world.
Welcome to the new website for United Way of Kitchener-Waterloo & Area! This site was designed to serve YOU - whether have come to this site to find out about programs or granting opportunities for your agency, to make a gift or donate your time or just send United Way a note. Welcome and please share your comments. And thank you for allowing United Way to be one of the ways that this community shines!
We are a charitable, community-based organization that acquires and distributes donated food to families and individuals who are less fortunate. With the assistance of 65 member agencies and food programs, we reach over 25,000 different individuals each year throughout Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and the surrounding Townships of Wilmot, Woolwich, Wellesley and North Dumfries.
The Kitchener Public Library is both a resource and a gateway, connecting our community with the sources of information and works of imagination it needs and enjoys