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Robbie Ham and Daughter

Peterbio: Robert Hamm  by Lance Anderson, Peterborough this Week Former addict bounces back to care for his daughter and assist others to get help Robert Hamm spent Christmas Day 2014 in a jail cell. It was his self-described, rock bottom. But thanks to your donations to United Peterborough & District, he found a new life…

Winner of Fishing Raffle announced!

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On January 16th Peterborough County Warden, Joe Taylor and Dustin Rhodes from Lucky Strike Bait picked the winning ticket of the United Way Peterborough and District’s Fishing with the Warden Raffle fundraiser, sponsored by Lucky Strike,at the Otonabee-South Monaghan Township municipal offices in Keene. Warden Joe Taylor announced the raffle at our Campaign Launch in…

Happy Holidays!

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  Happy holidays from all of us at United Way Peterborough & District!! Our office is closed from noon on Friday, December 22nd until Tuesday, January 2nd. You can still make a donation online or by using the mail slot in the King street entrance door. (We are located at 277 Stewart Street. Mail will…

Teacher Gift! Backpacks 4 Kids

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  Looking for a holiday gift for that favourite teacher? Consider giving your child’s teacher the gift of giving back. Purchase a backpack full of school supplies for $15 in support of United Way Peterborough’s Back Pack for Kids program. The teacher will be given a certificate in their name and next September, this backpack…

Be a Leader Challenge

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    Be a Leader Challenge The challenge fund will provide up to $30,000 to match all new Leadership donations ($1,200 or more) and donation increases*. Your gift will have even more impact thanks to the remarkable generosity of our anonymous donor.   New Donors As a first-time Leadership donor, when you make a gift…

Bid on a #PetesPlaidNight Game Worn Jersey

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The Peterborough Petes sported special plaid jerseys Thursday night (November 2nd) for #PetesPlaidNight for the United Way in front of a huge crowd clad in plaid. Their special plaid game worn jerseys are now up for auction, with the bidding closing November 12th! Proceeds go to the United Way. Here are some of the sweaters up for auction……

Early Campaign Results Announcement: $300,000

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Close to 60 people jammed the lobby of Robinson Place to hear an update of United Way Peterborough and District’s 2017 Campaign. On hand were Campaign Chair Neil Morton of PTBO Canada, United Way CEO Jim Russell, Dwight Couchman, Sponsored Employee from Ontario Public Services, and Michelle Saunders on site Ministry Employee Campaign Coordinator. Proceedings…

Petes Plaid Night

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Today in the Pat Casey Alumni room at the Memorial Centre, Jim Russell CEO of the United Way of Peterborough and District together with the 2017 Campaign Chair Neil Morton announced that Thursday November 2 will be Plaid Night at the Peterborough Petes game against the Sarnia Sting. Coining a neologism, Morton implored everyone to…