Gennext WRC

GenNext is United Way Waterloo Region Communities’ initiative for inspiring and mobilizing young professionals who are passionate about creating change locally. 

“Communities don’t function without humans who care about each other.”

Joanna is a 20 year old, third-year student in environment and business at the University of Waterloo.
Joanna Sugunathazan

NEighbourhood Walks

Past walks have involved a conversation about the transformative power of getting involved to change the status quo, followed by a meal at the Charles St. Men’s Shelter.

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GenNext encourages young people to become involved with United Way—to more fully understand the issues that confront people in our region, to actively connect with the community, and to influence positive change through meaningful volunteering and giving opportunities.

Other events

Through our events you can learn about the issues affecting Waterloo Region and discover ways to make a difference.

Get Involved

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to stay up to date on all things GenNext. You’ll also find lots of photos there from previous events and experiences.