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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…

Faith Dickinson, “Cuddles for Cancer” is 2017 Scholfield Award Recipient!

2017 Scholfield Award Recipient, Faith Dickinson of Cuddles for Cancer with Jim Russell, United Way CEO, Erica Richmond United Way Development Officer, David Fell United Way Board Chair

United Way of Peterborough and District today announced the 2017 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 2017 recipient was 15 year old Faith Dickinson, creator of “Cuddles for Cancer.”…

The Report Card is In!

United Way Peterborough Celebrates an "A" Campaign

March 30, 2017 There was a celebratory tone today down at the water’s edge in the Holiday Inn as United Way Staff and volunteers reveled in the success of the 2016, 75th anniversary campaign results. Close to 100 people were in attendance to share in the celebration. Among those was Eileen Kimmett who shared with…