Donna has been a longtime supporter of the community with particular focus on young people and the arts. In Toronto, Donna and her husband, Gary, have established an academy that mentors and trains young actors. In addition, she serves on the Boards of two local theatre groups. Donna is also involved in projects to help at risk youths. Through the Slaight Family Foundation, Donna and Gary have established the Slaight Family Legal Center in Uganda which trains lawyers and paralegals to defend the legal rights of women and children. They have also sponsored the rebuilding of four schools in the Congo. One of the mandates of their foundation is the commitment to expanding programs that defend and protect human rights. Donna Slaight is married to Gary Slaight and has two daughters.