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Job Posting: Finance Officer

Position Summary: The Finance Officer supports Administration and Finance Department in all areas, including reconciling data to ensure accuracy of information, assisting with finance projects, preparing and assisting with database entries, and overall operational support for the department and front office. The incumbent actively advances a stakeholder-centric culture and utilizes stakeholder input to drive organizational…

Community Comes Together to Show Its Local Love at the 2018 United Way Campaign Launch #LocalLove

230 people packed the Evinrude Centre this morning to launch the 77th annual United Way Community fundraising Campaign.  There was lively hosting by Stu Harrison, Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, and Catherine Hanrahan, Team vanRahan and the event was broadcast live by Fresh Radio and Chex Television. At one point the event was overtaken by Zombies…

6th Annual Paint the Town Red Continues to Show Growth

On Wednesday July 18th, hundreds of people dined out at 32 local restaurants who donated 25% of their daily sales to support the work of United Way Peterborough & District.  Today we are thrilled to announce another record breaking success both in donations and community engagement. The event continues to show growth, raising just over…

Paint the Town Red

Today in the Hunter Street alley, Jim Russell CEO of United Way of Peterborough & District was joined by Campaign Chair, Megan Murphy, Paint the Town Red 2018 Co-Chairs Laura Crann (Ashburnham Realty) and Ashley Vititoe (Gauvreau and Assoicates) along with a variety of participating restaurants to announce the launch of the 6th annual Paint the…

Megan Murphy Announced as 2018 Campaign Chair

Jim Russell, CEO United Way Peterborough & District, announced that Megan Murphy, local radio personality and film maker, will be leading United Way’s 77th community campaign in the fall of 2018.  Russell enthusiastically stated that “Megan’s deep Peterborough roots, artistic spirit, and community leadership makes her a natural choice to lead our campaign.” Megan was…

Thank a Teacher – Buy a Backpack

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. By making a $15 donation, you will purchase a backpack full of school supplies in support of United Way Peterborough’s Back Pack for Kids program. The…

Paint the Town Red – Save the Date

Paint the Town Red is back for its 6th year on Wednesday July 18th, 2018 Since 2013, over $60,000 has been generously donated by local restaurants, cafes and pubs to United Way Peterborough & District and invested right back into our community. Local businesses who participate in 2018 Paint the Town Red event will generously donate…

United Way Supports Grassroots Community Projects Through Its Neighbourhood Fund

United Way of Peterborough & District announced the recipients of the organization’s Neighbourhood Fund launched in February 2018. A total of $25,000 will be shared between twelve (12) citizen lead, grassroots projects. United Way also announced that it will be supporting the Precarious Employment Research Initiative with $2500. To date United Way Peterborough has released…

United Way Drives Community Innovation

United Way of Peterborough & District announced the recipients of the organization’s Innovation Fund launched in February 2018. A total of $75,000 will be shared between two ground-breaking projects addressing issues of housing and homelessness in our community. United Way Peterborough’s funding model is based on extensive engagement and consultation with the community. The Innovation…