Emergency Winter Response to Homelessness Initiative
Emergency Winter Response to Homelessness Initiative

Find out how we are investing The Government of Canada’s Reaching Home funding locally.

Peterborough Performs 2.0
Peterborough Performs 2.0


Leadership Challenge
Leadership Challenge

Your Leadership changes lives.

The new Leadership Challenge Grant will double the impact of all new and increased leadership gifts made between November 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022

Community Impact
Community Impact

Find out how your donations are invested in our community.

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

Give the Gift of Giving
Give the Gift of Giving

This year, make a gift in your loved ones honour that helps to build a stronger, healthier community for us all.

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

United Way Peterborough and District Announces “Emergency Winter Response to Homelessness Initiative”
United Way Peterborough & District is pleased to announce its Emergency Winter Response to Homelessness Initiative, funded by the Government of Canada’s Reaching Home program. As the Community E...
Laridae and United Way Continue to Support Non-Profits with Leadership Development Program
Laridae and United Way of Peterborough & District are announcing that they will bring back Laridae’s popular Leadership Development Program in 2022, extending their strategic partnership to in...
United Way Peterborough & District Announces New Leadership Challenge Grant
United Way Peterborough & District is excited to announce a new Leadership Challenge Grant. Thanks to a donation from a generous supporter who is currently anonymous, Leadership donors can now inc...
2021 Annual Living Wage Report for Peterborough City & County
United Way Peterborough Releases 2021 Living Wage Report On November 1, 2021, CEO Jim Russell announced the release of the most recent Living Wage Report at the Stewart Street offices of the United Wa...
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...

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