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United Ways across Ontario call for action on toughest issues facing Ontarians in Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford
United Way leaders identify Housing Security, Income Security and Inclusive Employment, Inclusive Communities and Support for the Social Services Sector as social issues of focus. July 6, 2022 – Ye...
Our 2022 Innovation Fund Recipient is Peterborough Culinary Collaborative: A Recipe for Success
Nourish – YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is the 2022 recipient of $65,685 in funding through the Innovation Fund for their pilot project “Peterborough Culinary  Collaborative:  A  Recipe ...
Meet our 2022 Neighbourhood Fund Recipients
We are so pleased to announce the 8 recipients of our 2022 Neighbourhood Fund totaling $25,000. The UWP Neighbourhood Fund provides small, one-time grants to support informal groups of individuals tha...
Day of Caring – Thursday June 16th
This year, it’s all about school supplies! With many agencies still unable to offer in-person volunteer opportunities, we decided to focus this Day of Caring on our most pressing priority…...
United Way Peterborough & District Presents: Discussing Social Issues with Peterborough-Kawartha Candidates
POSTPONED – New date and time TBD United Way Peterborough & District is pleased to host an online discussion about local social issues. All candidates from the Peterborough-Kawartha riding a...
Virtual Auction Now LIVE!
LLF Lawyers LLP is bringing you a fun way to contribute to Peterborough Performs-Musicians United to End Homelessness even if you are unable to attend the event in person.  The virtual auction will b...
211 Day – Life can be hard. Finding help doesn’t have to be.
211 Day increases awareness of valuable service in Peterborough & District 211 has answered more than 9,247 calls, text, chats or emails from local residents since it’s launch February 11 is...
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...
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