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Period Promise Northumberland Launches 4th Annual Collection Campaign to End Period Poverty

Period Promise Northumberland is excited to celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day this year with the launch of their 4th annual Community-Wide Collection Campaign and, new this year, an educational presentation featuring a local Naturopathic doctor. Starting May 1 and running until May 31, 2024, Northumberland County residents are encouraged to donate menstrual products, make a financial donation, […]

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Linda Goldie

As National Volunteer Week wraps up, let’s shine a light on Linda! For 6 years, she’s been a vital part of United Way Northumberland’s Board of Directors. After receiving an M.S.W. from U of T, Linda began a 35-year career in the field of child welfare in progressively senior positions. After retirement as the Director of […]

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Rick Riley

Let’s continue celebrating National Volunteer Week by shining a spotlight on our Board of Directors Chair, Rick! Rick Riley along with his wife and 3 sons have lived and worked in Northumberland County since 1987 and have owned and operated a few successful businesses over those years. As a result of the successes he has […]

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Christine Wilson

During National Volunteer Week, we’re shining a spotlight on our amazing volunteers at United Way Northumberland! Meet Christine! Christine Wilson is part of the Executive Committee at United Way Northumberland. A retired media executive who moved to Colborne in 2019, Christine was enchanted by the peaceful living here surrounded by nature. But alongside the beauty, […]

United Way Northumberland reaches 90% of its $910,000 goal

With six weeks left in the 2023 campaign, United Way Northumberland has achieved an impressive milestone, reaching 90% of its $910,000 fundraising goal. “Since I joined the team in late January, I have been amazed by the hard work, and commitment of our team and the enthusiasm that has helped us to reach this point […]

United Way Northumberland’s Will Week Returns October 23-27, 2023

United Way Northumberland is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of Will Week for United Way, set to take place from October 23 to 27, 2023. During Will Week, individuals can access essential legal services while also supporting their local community. By making a $250 donation, one of the participating lawyers in Northumberland County […]

United Way Northumberland delivers $252,449 to 7 community service organizations through the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund

Today, United Way Northumberland is pleased to announce $252,449 in funding to support 7 projects in Northumberland County through the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund. The Community Services Recovery Fund is a one-time investment of $400 million to help community service organizations (charities, non-profits, Indigenous governing bodies) adapt, modernize and be better equipped […]

It's our Radiothon &
Giving Tuesday!

Today’s the day! Join us for our 4th annual Radiothon presented by Cobourg KIA, broadcasting live on Classic Rock 107.9, 93.3 myFM, and Oldies 100.9. We’re bringing the excitement to you from Lauria Hyundai in Port Hope and The Market & Smør in Cobourg. Your support directly benefits the Northumberland Eats Voucher Program and other essential programs. Tune in now and be part of the positive impact!