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We’re Hiring!

June 26th, 2021

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 stronger community. The Manager is responsible for engaging with the broader community to build community and sector capacity and for providing recommendations regarding investments, policies, […]

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Tampon Tuesday

February 4th, 2021

Tampon Tuesday – 2021 For the 5th year, United Way Peterborough and the Peterborough & District Labour Council are joining with Pure Country 105 and Move 99.7 to collect and distribute menstrual hygiene products in our community for Tampon Tuesday. The need for menstrual hygiene products is significant, especially during this pandemic. During the month […]

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UWP Local Love Virtual Auction

January 15th, 2021

UWP Local Love Virtual Auction United Way Peterborough & District will be running an online auction open to the City of Peterborough and surrounding area. The auction will launch at 10:00am on Monday, March 1 and run until noon on Friday, March 12, 2021. UWP is currently accepting donations and prizes for the auction. If […]

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Leadership Development Program for Non-Profits

December 16th, 2020

Leadership Development Program: Overview Who is this for? Laridae’s Leadership Development Program caters to experienced leaders, as well as those new to the role. It is ideal for you if: You are currently, or will be, a senior leader or volunteer board member of a non-profit organization. You want to better understand the value of […]

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Give the Gift of Giving

December 4th, 2020

Don’t know what to get the person who has everything? Wanting to show your local love but don’t know how? It’s simple! Make a donation in honour of someone you love to celebrate the holiday season. What better way to show your local love then by giving the GIFT OF GIVING! With every donation made […]

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Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Non-Profit grant: The Resilient Communities Fund

October 20th, 2020

United Way Peterborough and District is pleased to announce the opportunity to learn more about the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Non-Profit grant: The Resilient Communities Fund. This unique opportunity for Non-Profit and Charitable organizations serving Peterborough and the surrounding areas to learn more about eligibility, guidelines, and how this funding may support them.  This event took place virtually […]

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Have you heard of 211?  

October 15th, 2020

Have you heard of 211? As Canada navigates the second wave of COVID-19, people are still seeking support and unsure where to turn. Whether it’s help accessing food, mental health supports, or other non-emergency programs and services in your community, simply dial 2-1-1 or visit

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Housing is Fundamental Report

October 8th, 2020

In recognition of World Homeless Day on October 10, the United Way of Peterborough & District released its annual Housing is Fundamental report from its Stewart Street offices this morning. Jim Russell CEO was joined by report author Paul Armstrong who highlighted key findings in this 15th anniversary edition.

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Coats For Kids 2020 Collection and Distribution

October 2nd, 2020

We’re so excited to announce our annual Coats For Kids & Adults too program will be happening this year with safety protocols in place! Collection will take place over the Thanksgiving weekend at St. Vincent De Paul Parking Lot in Peterborough!


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