United Way of Peterborough & District today announced the 2018 recipient of the Scholfield Award of Community Distinction. The annual award was established to recognize an individual or organization for their outstanding contribution and ability to mobilize change within the community. The 2018 recipient was long-time labour activist Marion Burton. There isn’t a day that... Read More
Coats 4 Kids
United Way of Peterborough & District’s Coats for Kids and Grown-Ups Too program strives to ensure that children and their families will be warm during the winter by providing clean, gently-used winter wear to children, youth, and adults in Peterborough City and County. This year, winter coat collection will take place Monday, April 16 to Saturday, April 21 at the following locations: Kent Cleaners – 183 Lansdowne St E Grainger Cleaners – 885 Lansdowne Street W Windsor’s Cleaners – Parkhill Plaza, at Monaghan Rd Windsor’s Cleaners – Kawartha Hts Plaza,1600 Lansdowne St Windsor’s Cleaners – Riverview Plaza, Water St & Marina BlvdFor more information!
The preliminary results are in! In March, over 80 volunteers with #iCountPtbo approached 364 people to ask them questions about homelessness in Peterborough. The results show that 142 people are absolute homeless in Peterborough & County and another 79 are provisionally homeless, meaning those who are hidden, couch surfing or in transitional housing.Read more!
2018 Training & Consulting Services
Our ongoing commitment to your organization is to offer training opportunities that are timely and responsive to your needs. Our professional development training program is updated annually, and is based on feedback received throughout the year, as well as trends within the non-profit sector. We continue to collaborate with trainers and content specialists to provide high quality training relevant to your work. Training programs are designed to suit adult learners by offering small class sizes and an interactive learning environment. Capacity building supports continuous development of individuals and excellence in the non-profit sector. United Way Peterborough & District is committed to working with all local non-profit agencies to enhance the capacity of the sector through training and consulting. We work with board members, staff, and volunteers to develop the skills and knowledge needed to be effective and responsible leaders. As a non-profit agency, United Way Peterborough & District understands the challenges of non-profit leadership in an environment of rapid change and increasing demands for accountability. Our Board Governance Series features proven, nationally recognized materials developed by United Way Canada in partnership with local expertise. We possess a deep commitment to this community, your agency, and your volunteers. The training opportunities outlined in this calendar are designed to enhance your capacity to be a stronger leader, create a stronger organization and build a stronger community.View the 2018 Training Calendar
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United Way of Peterborough & District’s Coats for Kids and Grown-Ups Too program strives to ensure that children and their families will be warm during the winter by providing clean, gently-used winter wear to children, youth, and adults in Peterborough City and County. “We have found there is a greater need for children’s winter jackets... Read More