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Announcement: 2019 United Way Campaign Chair David Goyette

We have announced our 2019 Campaign Chair, David Goyette!

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United Way Rolls Out The Red Carpet Showing Its #LocalLove

On Wednesday, March 27th we celebrated the success of our 2018 Campaign in red carpet style. With the generous help of community, we raised $1,735,000 which will be used to continue funding 46 agencies and programs in the City and County of Peterborough. We are incredibly grateful to those who supported our Campaign, and the agencies and programs who support our community. An enormous thank-you to our Campaign Chair, Megan Murphy.... you have been an inspiration to us all.

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Change Starts Here - Rob's Story

Giving is about people. Your local love can truly change a life, right here in the city and county of Peterborough. This is one story. Thank-you to our community partners who gave Rob the support he needed to change his life. Thank-you to everyone who has donated to our campaign and invested in our friends, family and neighbours. But mostly, thank you to Rob for your courage to change your life and share your story. There is still time to give. Please click on the donate button on our website to make a donation today. Film Credits: Megan Murphy & FilmKelly

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Housing is Fundamental

We are pleased to be partners on the Housing is Fundamental report. We not only funded its production but were also part of an advisory committee who reviewed the research and advised the researcher and author Paul Armstrong. Thanks to everyone involved. 

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Carol’s Place Volunteers Announced As Recipients For 2019 Scholfield Award For Community Distinction


United Way of Peterborough & District today announced the 2019 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 2019 recipient is Carol’s Place, in particular, their volunteers. Carol’s Place is a... Read More