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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