January 2018
United Way Peterborough & District
Funding Available
This request for proposal will distribute $20,000 in funding from April 1, 2019 to April 2020. 

United Way of Peterborough & District’s (UWP) Neighbourhood Fund provides small, one-time grants to support informal groups of individuals that are working together to improve their neighbourhood or demographic community within the City and County of Peterborough. This funding will support residents to identify solutions and/or opportunities to local neighbourhood or community issues and act on them. A neighbourhood may be defined as a physical place or a connection of people (ie. an online neighbourhood). United Way Neighbourhood Funding will be used to enhance resident engagement and leadership while offering valuable opportunities for residents to get to know their neighbours and engage in their community.

1.2 Million Raised .... and counting!
Just before Christmas, we announced that we had raised 1.2 Million toward our Campaign goal - Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!!

Training Opportunities
Labour Community Advocate Training
We are pleased to be offering Level 1 of Labour Community Advocate training. This is a three-level program. Revisions are made by a Curriculum Committee made up of Labour Staff and the National Director. 
The ultimate goal of the program is not to train for training’s sake, but rather to create a group of union members who are interested in and knowledgeable about their community and wish to strengthen the ties between labour and the community. This network can then be engaged in on-going initiatives related to the community, including United Way work, municipal elections and lobbying, strategic planning related to the community, and so on.
The objectives of Labour Community Advocate training are:
  • To train union members and other workers about community services so they can refer co-workers to appropriate resources.
  • To train union members about their role as Labour Community Advocates in the labour family.
  • To provide union members and other workers with information about community issues so they can better work with labour, community organizations and the United Way to build community.

For more information about this training program, please contact Stephanie Levesque, Labour Programs & Services Development Officer at (705) 742-8839 ext. 32 or slevesque@uwpeterborough.ca
#LocalLove Mittens - Limited Supply

Thanks to PTBO Northern Originals for their support in design and production of these fabulous and cozy mitts!

Do you have a pair of our #LocalLove mittens yet? There is very limited supply at our office (277 Stewart Street) and Brant Basics (296 George St N, Peterborough).

$25- all proceeds will contribute to making local change!
Make sure you check in on a regular basis to keep up-to-date on what's happening.

United Way Peterborough & District | 277 Stewart Street, Peterborough K9J 3M8 | 705-742-8839