Coats for Kids
Coats for Kids

(and adults too!)

Help to keep our community warm this winter…donate your new or gently used winter coats, jackets, snowsuits and snowpants to our Coats for Kids collection drive October 16-17


RFP’s are now being accepted for Reaching Home – Canada’s Homelessness Strategy funding. A total of $952,326 will be allocated in our community. Deadline – October 22, 2021

Give back as a team
Give back as a team

Looking for a way to boost company morale while making a difference? Start a workplace campaign

It is important for us as individuals to do the research and reflective work to understand our role in our nation’s history.

United in Response, Recovery and Resilience

Our Annual Report highlights the impact of your investment in 2020-2021. Together we provided support to 51 local agencies and 103 programs, investing $2,7782,199 into critical programs and initiatives. Read the full report here

Love Local

When you give to the United Way, your gift will be
invested where it has the most impact.

Land Acknowledgement

United Way Peterborough & District respectfully acknowledges that we are on Michi Saagiig lands and the traditional territory covered by the Williams Treaties. We offer our gratitude to First Peoples for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations. May we honour those teachings.


Are being helped by the United Way
Peterborough & District every year



Individuals were helped by our programs and initiatives in meeting their basic needs and moving out of poverty.



Children and youth accessed programs to reach their highest potential.



People were helped by programs and initiatives supporting personal wellbeing and strengthening neighbourhoods.

What's New

Request for Proposals – Reaching Home
The United Way Peterborough & District is pleased to announce a Reaching Home Call for Proposals is now open. A total of $952,326 is available with funding to be allocated in our community to help...
Affordability Remains a Challenge in Current Rental Market
PETERBOROUGH, ON (October 6, 2021) – Today, from the Boardroom of the United Way of Peterborough’s offices on Stewart Street, the 16th annual “Housing is Fundamental” report was released. This...
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Register and participate in some of the below activities through the National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation: Participate in the 7 Grandfather Teachings PD with N...
United Way Begins Second Leg of 3 Year Campaign to Raise 5 Million
Peterborough, ON September 29, 2021 – Today, the United Way of Peterborough and District officially began the second phase of the ambitious but essential goal of raising $5,000,000.00 by 2023 for in...
We’re Hiring!
Manager of Community Impact The United Way operates as an open, dynamic, highly functioning team which values resourcefulness, creativity, and integrity. Our goal is to mobilize resources to build a s...
It’s Back!  Get ready for our 2021 Day of Caring
For more than a decade, United Way volunteer teams have shown their local love and helped agencies with gardening, painting, and more at our annual Day of Caring. In 2021, the United Way will be adapt...

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