1st United Way Campaign Chair. 1969.
Join the Angus Read 50th Anniversary Leadership Challenge to help make your community better for everyone. Angus Read was a true community builder. A retired military officer who lived all over the world and chose Cobourg as his community for retirement. He worked tirelessly for his community and fifty years ago Angus was the first United Way Campaign Chair. Please join us today by making a leadership gift in celebration of our 50th year.
New Leadership Donors
If you are making a first-time donation of $1,200 or more, the Leadership Challenge will match your gift, dollar for dollar. When you donate $1,200, your community receives $2,400.
Renewing Leadership Donors
If you increase your leadership gift by more than 10%, the Leadership Challenge will match the increase in your donation.
This $50,000 matching grant has been made possible by the estate of Angus Read.
Angus Read was a true community builder; a retired military officer who lived all over the world and chose Cobourg as his community for retirement. He worked tirelessly for his community and fifty years ago Angus was the first campaign chair for United Way. Please join us today in honouring his commitment to making the community better for everyone by making a leadership gift to Northumberland United Way.
Examples of real change made possible by leadership donors.
- Dale was matched with a literacy tutor. He was able to achieve his literacy goals and is now completing his studies.
- Joan, a single mother with two kids, was struggling to manage her finances. “I was struggling with debt and I didn’t know what to do. These people saved my life. I can’t thank them enough.”
- Anne was able to complete major home repairs to maintain safe and affordable housing.
- Julia’s outlook on school improved after receiving one-on-one mentoring
- Lucas, a child whose family was struggling to cover basic needs, started the school year with a back pack full of school supplies.
- Amina received free, confidential counselling to cope with her mental health issues.
For more information, please contact Bobbie Dawson at email@example.com, call (905) 372-6955 or visit us at our office at 62 Swayne Street, Cobourg.
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