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Community Service Recovery Fund (CSRF) / Fonds de relance des services communautaires (CSRF)
United Way Peterborough & District  takes part in the Community Services Recovery Fund – a $400 million investment in charities and non-profits Now more than ever, charities and non-profits are...
United Way Releases the 2022 Living Wage Report titled ‘The Gap’
In recognition of Living Wage Week that is taking place internationally from November 14th-20th, the United Way Peterborough & District released its 2022 Living Wage Report. Titled ‘The Gap’, ...
United Way Releases the 2022 Housing is Fundamental Report
In recognition of World Homelessness Day on October 10th, United Way Peterborough & District released the 17th annual Housing is Fundamental report. Author Paul Armstrong emphasized the impacts of...
Mayoral Debate on Homelessness Announced for October 5, 2022
Homelessness in Peterborough has been a growing issue. The most recent Point-in-Time Count found that 47 people were sleeping rough the night of the survey, which is a 350% increase from the previous ...
United Way Peterborough and District Launches 2022 Campaign with Live, In Person Breakfast
Yesterday morning, the Healthy Planet Arena was buzzing at 7:00 a.m. as almost 200 people gathered, in-person, for breakfast to launch United Way Peterborough & District’s 81st Community Campaig...
United Way Peterborough & District Releases the 2021 Point-in-Time Count
A survey of people experiencing homelessness in the City of Peterborough Today at Brock Mission, the United Way of Peterborough and District released the 2021 Point-in-Time Count. CEO Jim Russell expl...
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...
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