Shop for our Community

Check out the amazing shops, hotels, restaurants, salons, spas and other retailers that are partnering with us to make change happen. For every dollar you spend with them, a percentage is donated back to your United Way to support hundreds of programs, services and initiatives that help thousands of people in our city.

Take a look through our list of partners. We’re confident you’ll find some of your favourites here.

Become a partner retailer. Find out more (PDF, 445 KB)

Lee Valley Tools 

Donates all proceeds from its seminars and calendar sales to United Ways across the country


Ribbon Gift Cards

Jean-François Juster is happy to donate 10 per cent of all gift cards purchased through him to United Way Ottawa. To order your gift cards today, simply visit

Ribbon Gift Collections have been making people happy for nearly 40 years, and you can trust Ribbon for so many reasons:

  • Recipients get to choose their own gift.
  • Gift collections include the most popular brands and items.
  • There’s a gift collection for every budget.
  • It makes gift giving nearly effortless and more personal than cash or other gift cards.
  • FREE shipping is always included.
  • Gifts and gift cards come with a 180-day satisfaction guarantee.
  • Ribbon Gift Cards do not expire.