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December 18, 2020: City of Peterborough to apply for affordable housing funding for Monaghan Rd. project

Hunger Report:

December 8, 2020: Rising food prices concerning for Peterborough-area food bank need

November 30, 2020: Hunger report says food bank need still on rise

Housing is Fundamental:

October 8, 2020: All apartments unaffordable for Peterborough residents earning less than $30k annually: UW report

Coats for Kids & Adults too:

October 11, 2020: Peterborough United Way gathering Coats 4 Kids

Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2:

October 5, 2020: Coronavirus: United Way Peterborough offering 2nd round of emergency community support funding

2020 Campaign Launch:

September 29, 2020: United Way Peterborough & District launches social media campaign with $5 million goal

PMC Drive-In Concert Series

September 15, 2020: Drive-in concerts aid United Way of Peterborough and District

New Campaign Chair

August 27, 2020: United Way Peterborough & District announces new Campaign Chair for 2020 campaign

Affordable Housing

July 29, 2020: Affordable housing may not be affordable for everybody

Emergency Community Support Fund

August 5, 2020: United Way CEO glad to see money distributed to local organizations

May 21, 2020: UWP set to distribute $366,000 from $350 million Federal fund to local charities helping vulnerable Canadian during COVID-19.

Peterborough Performs

November 24, 2020: Peterborough Performs for the United Way bringing 15 local music acts to Showplace

Dave Smith United Way Sledge Hockey Challenge

November 19, 2019: PTBO Today “Dave Smith United Way Sledge Hockey Challenge brings in about $20,000”

November 12, 2019: Global News “Peterborough-Kawartha MPP hosting sledge hockey tournament to support United Way.”

Living Wage Report

November 5, 2019: Global News “Living Wage Estimated at $17.63/hour for Peterborough & District.”

November 4, 2019: PTBO Today “United Way Releases Living Wage Report for 2019”

Workplace Campaigns

December 20, 2019: PTBO Today “City of Peterborough Raises over $66,000 for United Way Campaign.”

December 20, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “City of Peterborough employees raise $66, 663 for the United Way Peterborough & District.”

November 22, 2019: Global News “The value of a YES Shelter tour in Peterborough.”

November 22, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Soupstock laddles up proceeds to United Way of Peterborough & District”

November 13, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “A good day for soup at Fleming College in Peterborough.”

October 31, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Peterborough Municipal Workers Serve up Halloween Chili for United Way Cause.”

East City Condos

October 23, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “East City Condo Builder to Donate to Peterborough United Way as Sales Open.”


October 17, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Jim Russell: What Will the Political Parties do to End Poverty.”

Audrey, Grace, Jackie

October 15, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Timeless Style of Fashion Icons Focus of New Peterborough United Way Event.”

October 23, 2019: Global News “Audrey, Grace, Jackie: A Celebration of Timeless Style” will benefit the United Way of Peterborough & District”

October 26, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Peterborough United Way Hosts Timeless Style Vintage Fashion Show.”

Coats for Kids

September 24, 2019: Global News “Peterborough Coats for Kids Annual Campaign Holding One Day Collection.”

September 24, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Coat Donations being Collected October 5 for Coats for Kids and Adults Too.”

October 6, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Warming Up for Winter as Coats for Kids Returns to Peterborough.”

October 10, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Coats for Kids Could Use More Winterwear Donations This Year.”

October 11, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Mitts for Kids up for Grabs Oct. 26th at Peterborough Square.”

October 15, 2019: PTBO Today “United Way Still Looking for More Winter Coats.”

October 26, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Coats for Kids gets Peterborough Ready for Winter.”

Brookdale Community Mural

September 24, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Another Butterfly in the Wall: Pollinator Wall Springs up in Peterborough.”

2019 Campaign Launch

September 18, 2019: Global News “United Way Peterborough & District Announces $1.75M Fundraising Goal.”

September 18, 2019: PTBO Today “United Way Sets Sights on $1.75 million Goal.”

September 18, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Peterborough United Way target for 2019: $1.75M.”

September 23, 2019: Snapd Peterborough “United Way 2019 Campaign Launch.”


Housing is Fundamental

September 11, 2019: Global News “New Report outlines ‘striking’ reality of affordable housing crisis in Peterborough”

September 11, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “Peterborough Renters paying too much of their income on housing: report”

September 12, 2019: Global News “Peterborough United Way’s housing report sounds alarm on renting challenges”

September 12, 2019: My Kawartha “Are you overpaying for rent in Peterborough? Statistics say likely”

Workplace Campaigns

September 12, 2019: Global News coverage of Robinson Place Launch – Including United Way Peterborough CEO, Jim Russell’s discussion of upcoming Campaign Goal.

Care. Hope. Vote!

September 10, 2019: Peterborough Examiner “New Campaign Urging Peterborough Area Voters to Consider Social Issues”

September 10, 2019: Global News “Community Organizations launch ‘Care. Hope. Vote!’ Campaign

Paint the Town Red

Global News: Morning Show, July 15, 2019

Peterborough Examiner, July 17, 2019

Campaign Cabinet Announcement

Peterborough Examiner, June 6 2019

PTBOTODAY, June 6 2019

The United Way of Peterborough & District unveils the 2019 Campaign Cabinet Team. #ptbo

Posted by on Thursday, June 6, 2019

April 12, 2019: Our CEO  Jim Russell  and Campaign Chair David Goyette talked about the upcoming 2019 Campaign on  EXTRA 90.5  Have a listen for a some inside scoop on how we work in our Campaign and what to expect in our upcoming community campaign: Listen here!

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