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Announcing: #LocalLove Showcase of UWP Neighbourhood Fund!

Media Release: Last night, at their Annual General Meeting, United Way Peterborough & District (UWP) provided a showcase of Local Love as they profiled several of their Neighbourhood Funded programs and initiatives from 2018 and announced the 2019 recipients. The Neighbourhood Fund provides small, one-time grants to support groups of individuals that are working together…

May We Introduce…. our 2019 Campaign Cabinet Team!

This morning on the front lawn of the United Way of Peterborough and District office, David Goyette, 2019 Campaign Chair enthusiastically announced the 2019 Campaign Cabinet Team. “I am proud to introduce this immensely committed team, and I thank them all for their time, energy and commitment,” stated Goyette. The Cabinet Team holds an incredible…

Buy A Backpack -Thank a Teacher

Looking for a gift for that favourite teacher? How about supporting our Backpack for Kids program by purchasing a certificate in that favourite teacher’s name? All money raised helps us to buy the necessary school supplies to fill backpacks for Peterborough and area students. To order your teacher gift, contact Stephanie: 705-742-8839 ext. 32 or…

Board Membership Opportunity

We are currently looking to fill two positions on our Board of Directors team, each for a 3-year term with potential to renew for a 2nd term. While we encourage anyone to apply, we are particularly looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds and life experiences. As a board member you will have the opportunity to:…

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…

Scholfield Award 2019 Nominations Now Open!

Scholfield Award of Community Distinction Recognizing and celebrating outstanding volunteer contributions to the City and County of Peterborough. United Way of Peterborough & District’s Scholfield Award of Community Distinction was established to recognize an individual or organization for their outstanding contribution and ability to mobilize positive change within our community. Through their excellent leadership, the award…

Peterborough’s low-income earners aren’t moving upward, still below provincial income levels

Our CEO, Jim Russell weighs in on income levels here in Peterborough.  Click here for full article in Peterborough This Week  or read below. Peterborough’s low-income earners aren’t moving upward, still below provincial income levels According to a provincial study, since 2000 high-income earners have been making more money while low-income earners have stagnated NEWS Feb 19,…