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United Way Peterborough Launches Text 2 Give!

text to donate

PETERBOROUGH, ON – Just in time for Paint the Town Red, United Way Peterborough & District has launched mobile giving as part of its 2017 campaign. Local Foodies who can’t join us at Paint the Town Red can now donate $20 to United Way via text message. Neil Morton, Campaign Chair, stated “I am excited…

Paint the Town Red – July 19th!

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Join us for the 5th annual Paint the Town Red event on July 19, 2017! Participating restaurants, cafes and pubs will be donating 25% of their daily sales to support United Way Peterborough & District to build a better future for everyone. Join our FB Event Page to stay up to date on what’s happening!…

Thank you Peterborough Yoga Fest 2017 !

Yoga Fest 2017

We would like to extend our sincere thanks and to the organizers of the Peterborough Yoga Festival and their volunteers. Their dedication to our community is inspiring and we are so grateful for our partnership! All the dollars raised from the event stay local and help increase community health and wellness. Stay tuned for an…

Buy a Backpack, Thank a Teacher

Buy a Back Pack Thank a Teacher

Are you considering a teacher’s gift and stuck on how to say thank you for a great school year? 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…

Office Hours for the week of May 29th, 2017

UW hours

It’s a busy week at United Way Peterborough & District.  If you’re looking for us, here are our hours for the week! UWP office hours for week of May 29th: Monday May 29th: closed at 3:30 for a strategic planning meeting Thursday (June 1) & Friday (June 2): closed all day for National Conference in…

Coats for Kids and Grown-Ups Too

Coatsforkidsposter Collection 2017

  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 program provides much needed relief to local families as…

2017 Campaign Chair Announcement

2017 Campaign Chair Announcement

Jim Russell, CEO United Way Peterborough & District announced today at the United Way office on Stewart Street that local social media maverick and entrepreneur, Neil Morton would Chair the 2017 Community Campaign. Russell made the announcement saying, “Neil’s leadership style, social media expertise, deep roots in the community, and entrepreneurial spirit are widely known…