Archive for April, 2015

Peterborough Represented at National Poverty Summit

April 29th, 2015

CEO Jim Russell announced United Way will be part of a 6-person contingent attending the national Poverty Reduction Summit in Ottawa next week. The collaborative is being funded by the City and Peterborough Poverty Reduction Network. “It’s important to understand poverty is an issue for all of us and we need to work cross-sectorially,” says […]

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Dave Martin Announced as 2015 Campaign Chair

April 23rd, 2015

We are thrilled to welcome David Martin, Partner at ISL Insurance, as our 2015 Campaign Chair. United Way Peterborough & District CEO Jim Russell made the announcement today saying, “David has been a sought after community leader for many years in Peterborough. He approaches all tasks with a focus and determination which inspires. He was […]

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Youth Advisory Committee – Now Recruiting NEW Members!

April 14th, 2015

If you are between the ages of 14 and 19 and looking for a way to help with issues facing youth in our community, join our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Get connected to your community while building awareness about relevant issues, gaining friends, building confidence, and fulfilling your volunteer hours. When you join the committee […]

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Thank You Trent University!

April 7th, 2015

A big ‘Thank You’ goes out to Trent University for their hard work in raising $70 000 for United Way! The staff and faculty held the annual BBQ Oct 1 2014 which kicked off their campaign. New this year was a student-led pancake breakfast fundraiser. Everyone’s efforts and contributions helped Trent reach their 2014 campaign goal! […]

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Thank You for Making SoupFest a Success!

April 2nd, 2015

Thanks to you the 18th Annual SoupFest to support Peterborough Social Planning Council and United Way Peterborough & District was a tasty success. More than a dozen local businesses donated soups, bread, coffee, and treats for the event.  Media Coverage Twelve restaurants ladle up soup for Peterborough Social Planning Council’s SoupFest, Peterborough Examiner – April […]

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