On November 9 and 10 it's time to step up for a stronger community

Are you ready for United Way ClimbUP? This November 9 and 10, challenge yourself to climb all 1,776 steps of the CN Tower! Prove you have the grit to get to the top of the tallest free-standing building in the whole Western Hemisphere all while building a stronger GTA region. Show your community what you can do!

Every dollar you raise from your ClimbUP challenge will help United Way fight poverty and strengthen neighbourhoods across Peel, Toronto and York Region. Together we’ll be making sure our neighbours can access community services, shelter, good jobs and nutritious food in the place they call home.

Register now

Register by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on August 30 to save 20% on your registration fee. Register and raise $100 by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on August 30 for a chance to win an Apple Watch Series 9! When you fundraise your first $100, you will get one (1) draw entry. For every additional $100 you raise during the Early Bird period, you will receive an additional one (1) entry.

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Why climb up for United Way?

As the affordable-housing and cost-of-living crises escalate, people in our communities are feeling the impacts hard. By climbing with us, you help fight poverty and connect 1.8 million to vital local services and supports to meet their most urgent needs. Let’s build a stronger GTA for all!

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Volunteer with us!

Climbing not for you? You can still help make a difference through United Way ClimbUP. Join us as a volunteer. We’d love to welcome you on board as part of the team!

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Got questions?

We’ve got answers! Check out our F.A.Q. for responses to some of the most common questions about United Way ClimbUP.


Win awesome prizes!

When you participate in ClimbUP, every dollar you raise helps fight poverty and build up communities. Plus, you have the chance to win awesome prizes.

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Check out pictures from last year’s United Way ClimbUP including photo booth images and pictures of all the amazing climbers and volunteers that make the climb a spectacular success!