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The Financial Relief Navigator (FRN) provides information on relief measures in place for major banks, credit unions, utilities and telephone/internet providers.

June 24th, 2020

The Financial Relief Navigator (FRN), is an online tool that helps vulnerable Canadians and those impacted financially by COVID-19 access critical emergency benefits and financial relief from governments, financial institutions, telecoms and internet providers. While some other tools focus on only emergency benefits, the FRN acts as a one-stop portal where Canadians can access relief […]

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Pearce-Goyette donate $50,000 to United Way

March 25th, 2020

The United Way’s annual fundraising campaign has received a big shot in the arm. Chair David Goyette and his partner Victoria Pearce have announced they will be donating 50-thousand dollars. More Information

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The Dave Smith United Way Sledge Hockey Challenge

November 12th, 2019

Dave Smith, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, and United Way Peterborough and District are pleased to announce a joint event, the Dave Smith United Way Sledge Hockey Challenge. Sledge hockey is designed for players who have a physical disability. Players are seated on sleds and use customized hockey sticks with metal teeth on the tips […]

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Local Love Toques – Now On Sale!

November 8th, 2019

Local Love Toques on Sale NOW. Made with Local Love in partnership with PTBO Northern Originals $25 – available from our office – 277 Stewart Street, Peterborough

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2019 Living Wage Report

November 4th, 2019

The living wage for Peterborough in 2019 is $17.63 per hour for a family of two parents and two children with both parents working. “A living wage is the hourly wage required of two parents working fulltime and supporting two children and is different from the provincially mandated minimum wage,” said United Way of Peterborough […]

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The TVM Group to Launch East City Condos Showroom Sales to Support United Way

October 23rd, 2019

We are please to share this wonderful partnership with TVM Group. Click here for Media Release or read below.  Amit Sofer, President and Founder of The TVM Group – Developers of the 9-storey East City Condos situated at the corner of Armour Road and Hunter Street East – today announced the grand opening of the […]

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Opinion – Jim Russell: What will the political parties do to end poverty?

October 17th, 2019

There isn’t a single community in Canada immune to poverty and ours is no different. Unfortunately, according to 2016 census data, 14,645 Peterborough residents, have incomes below the low-income measure. In other words, almost 1 in 5 of our neighbours live in poverty. With election day approaching on Monday, we at United Way of Peterborough […]

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