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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,…

United Way Peterborough Announces 1.2 million

The United Way of Peterborough and District announced Wednesday morning that the fall campaign has reached $1.2 million toward its goal of raising $1.85 million for the local agencies funded by United Way. United Way CEO Jim Russell and campaign chairwoman Megan Murphy joined members of the campaign team in making the announcement at the…

United Way Peterborough Announces 560K Milestone

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United Way Peterborough & District Campaign Chair Megan Murphy and CEO Jim Russell announced the campaign has hit $560,000. The announcement was made in front of one of the Chalk Talk Boards in downtown Peterborough.   Media Coverage: www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/news-story/9032127-united-way-of-peterborough-and-district-tally-reaches-560-000/

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…