Imagine how painful and frightening it is for our community's most vulnerable

Holocaust survivors who live alone in high-rise buildings.

Single parents who have been laid off from their jobs.

People with special needs or compromised immune systems.

Those who face the greatest dangers are not alone — thanks to our incredible community. While so much of the world has shut down, UJA Federation and our community never stop working. And although we may be socially distant, we are here to do whatever it takes to help the most vulnerable among us get through this crisis safely.


volunteers and donors have answered our call to action in the span of a few short days.

  • Food and supplies are being safely delivered to those in need.


phone calls have been made to check in on community members and identify those who require help.

  • Those with acute challenges are being connected with social workers.

We're off to a great start. But the needs of our community are growing — and there is so much more to be done.

Your gift of time or funds can help save lives during this unprecedented crisis. Every dollar you donate today will go to UJA's COVID-19 relief efforts in our local community.

Give your time. Get involved!

Help our community’s most at-risk members by delivering food and other basic necessities or simply calling to check-in. Sign up today and a member of our team will be in touch.

Donate and help save lives

The needs of our community are growing due to the terrible COVID-19 pandemic. No senior or community member with a compromised immune system should have to put their health at risk to pick up groceries or other essential supplies. If you can donate today, you can help save a life.







Know someone who needs support? Are you in need?


Please call our COVID-19 Relief hotline: 416-621-5676



You can also send their name and contact information to Ryla Braemer at and we'll match them with a volunteer.

Here's how your donations are helping the community.