Host an Event

Hosting an event in support of United Way Peterborough & District helps to create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our community.

We would like to thank the community for hosting many successful events in support of United Way Peterborough & District.

To help make your event a success, United Way can offer the following:

  • Advice on event planning
  • Access to use our logo + guidelines that outline its usage (logo is a registered trademark and cannot be altered in any way)
  • A letter of support to validate the authenticity of the event and its organizers, which will include our Charitable Registration Number
  • Provision of some promotional material (i.e. signage/banner)
  • Assistance setting up pledging process
  • A staff or volunteer speaker may attend the event and/or cheque presentation
  • Promotion on Social Media
  • Tax receipts for eligible donations depending on the nature of the event (please note: UWP is committed to adhering to the Canada Revenue Agency Guidelines for tax receipting of charitable gifts)

United Way is unable to provide:

  • Shared mailing lists of corporate partners, donors, sponsors or volunteers.
  • Staff resources to assist in event planning
  • Guaranteed media presence or coverage of/at event
  • Funding or reimbursement for expenses

For more information, please contact  office@uwpeterborough.ca or 705.742.8839.

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The United Way of Peterborough and District announced Wednesday morning that the fall campaign has reached $1.2 million toward its goal of raising $1.85 million for the local agencies funded by United Way. United Way CEO Jim Russell and campaign chairwoman Megan Murphy joined members of the campaign team in making the announcement at the…

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