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Coat Collection – Last Chance!

More winter coats are needed While the response for the 1 day coat collection was amazing, more winter coats, jackets and snowsuits are needed for the annual Coats for Kids and Adults too! distribution. “We are asking the community to look through their closets one more time and bring freshly washed outer winter wear to…

EXTRA’s Armchair Quarterback

It is truly time for people to put their money where their mouth is! “EXTRA’s Armchair Quarterback for the United Way” is a chance for YOU to bid on an appearance on EXTRA 90.5 to chat sports. Should Mitch Marner get $11 million? Who should win AL Rookie of the Year? Are the Lakers going to…

Coats For Kids – Collection!

United Way Peterborough is once again partnering with The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Peterborough’s thrift store, Vinnies, for the one-day fall collection of Coats For Kids on Saturday, October 5, 2019. “We are asking for freshly washed or new winter Coats For Kids and Adults too!”, said Stephanie Levesque, United Way Peterborough’s Labour…

Care. Hope. Vote!

Care. Hope. Vote! Peterborough, was launched September 10, 2019 by 19 community groups as an innovative on-line and in-person initiative to highlight social issues in Peterborough City and County during the 2019 Federal election. The goals of the initiative are to increase awareness of social issues and their local importance; to support a positive reason…

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…