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United Way and the Bancroft Community Trust

By Demii Niles "Nearly half, if not more of this community struggles to eat," said Jane Kali, Director of Community Trust North Hastings. Community Trust provides emergency financial assistance for people that struggle to meet their basic need in North Hastings. The non-profit organization looks at the long-term solution to poverty and ways to [...]

United Way and the Bancroft Community Trust 2018-05-02T16:29:43+00:00

Youth Homelessness Awareness Day at Queen’s Park

By: Demii Niles 50% of youth who face homelessness are from middle or upper-income families, 65% of youth have dropped out of school and 77% of youth are unemployed. United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington were joined by United Way service providers and advocates from across Ontario to discuss the issue of youth [...]

Youth Homelessness Awareness Day at Queen’s Park 2018-04-10T12:44:26+00:00

Leaning In Report Released By Poverty Round Table HPE.

  Leaning In Report Released By Poverty Round Table HPE. United Way Hastings & Prince Edward is committed to implementing Community Impact work in a three pronged approach called AIM (Advocate, Invest and Mobilize).  We have a responsibility to not only fund agencies but to work alongside them, as full contributing partners, to achieve [...]

Leaning In Report Released By Poverty Round Table HPE. 2018-04-03T14:11:32+00:00

Community Connections From Kathy Murphy

Community Impact, why should we care? We are often asked – what exactly does United Way do – aside from raise money for other charities?  At my one year anniversary here at United Way Hastings & Prince Edward, I have to say it’s been a challenge getting this to a succinct “value proposition” message [...]

Community Connections From Kathy Murphy 2018-03-23T16:34:51+00:00

Looking for Day of Caring 2018 Committee Volunteers

As we kick off our 60th year, United Way HPE is looking for a volunteer or 2 that would be interested in joining the committee for the annual Day of Caring event that takes place June 2018. Event Details: All volunteer efforts, big and small, are vital to the well being of our community. [...]

Looking for Day of Caring 2018 Committee Volunteers 2018-02-22T19:45:37+00:00

Community Connections with Kathy Murphy

Caring Corporations Give Back To Their Communities & Benefit From Their Own Generosity By Kathy Murphy, MBA, CHRP, ED United Way Hastings & Prince Edward A recent report by Imagine Canada, titled “Corporate Community Investment Leadership”, aims to “explore employee engagement and corporate giving strategies of leading companies” in the interest of demonstrating the [...]

Community Connections with Kathy Murphy 2018-01-31T18:38:15+00:00

Achievement Breakfast Celebrating the 2017 Campaign

Today United Way HPE revealed the results of the 2017 community campaign, and recognized the contributions of the many businesses, employees, agencies, and individuals who are Improving Lives Locally. Recognizing the employees of the organizations that give was our theme today – as we celebrated the many employees who participated through payroll deduction and other means of [...]

Achievement Breakfast Celebrating the 2017 Campaign 2018-01-17T21:15:58+00:00

Please join us on January 17th for our annual Campaign Achievement Breakfast: Urban Hall 70 Harder Drive, Belleville, ON 7:30am to 9am Tickets are available on Eventbrite for $10, you will find a link to ticket sales below. Our community is generous both with their time and their donations. After pulling together to raise [...]

2018-01-03T20:50:09+00:00

Domtech Celebrates Over 20 Years of Corporate Giving

Domtech Inc., founded in 1973, is a local manufacturer of electrical wire and cable. They started small and have grown progressively ever since, currently they have 105 employees, and a 125,000sq ft. facility in Trenton, ON. Their wide variety of product lines, such as power and extension cords, are sold across Canada and exported [...]

Domtech Celebrates Over 20 Years of Corporate Giving 2018-03-26T16:16:31+00:00