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Local Stories of Impact

It's important for United Way Hastings & Prince Edward supporters to know the impact their donations make. Here we present our Local Stories of Impact publication. Please read through to learn how donations Improve Lives Locally.

Local Stories of Impact 2018-08-22T17:59:02+00:00

Community Connections with Kathy Murphy – July 2018

Hastings & Prince Edward counties – 60 looks good on you! By Kathy Murphy, Executive Director United Way Hastings & Prince Edward It has been an exciting spring as we move into our 60th community campaign.   We’ve seen board members of many years move on, and new community champions join the ranks of Improving [...]

Community Connections with Kathy Murphy – July 2018 2018-07-16T17:20:44+00:00

2018 Annual General Meeting

The United Way Hastings & Prince Edward invites community partners and supporters to our Annual General Meeting. The event takes place on Tuesday, June 19 from 4:45 to 6 p.m. at Maranatha Church, 100 College St. W., Belleville. At the event, the United Way will release its Community Impact Report for the 2017-18 fiscal [...]

2018 Annual General Meeting 2018-07-16T17:08:50+00:00

Quinte Mall and United Way Hastings & Prince Edward #UW60for60 Community Challenge

Launching to coincide with our Day of Caring events on June 26th, 2018 United Way HPE and the Quinte Mall are hosting a #UW60for60 community challenge. This community wide challenge looks to expand the impact of our local Day of Caring generosity and help us mark 60 years of Improving Lives Locally. WHO: We’re [...]

Quinte Mall and United Way Hastings & Prince Edward #UW60for60 Community Challenge 2018-06-06T17:18:07+00:00

United Way Hastings & Prince Edward and Quinte West Youth Centre

By: Demii Niles Director of the Quinte West Youth says the Youth Centre has been expanding year after year. Quinte West Youth Centre is a non-profit organization of youth ages 12 – 18, where they can go to have fun with different activities and resources while learning different skill sets. The Quinte West Youth [...]

United Way Hastings & Prince Edward and Quinte West Youth Centre 2018-06-05T16:21:47+00:00

United Way HPE and the Hastings Housing Resource Centre

By Demii Niles The Hastings Resource Centre has been helping the community for 30 years with housing and mental health. Taylor Wilson started the Intensive Case Management program five years ago as an Intensive case manager at Hastings Housing Resource Centre and has worked with the organization for nine years. She works directly with [...]

United Way HPE and the Hastings Housing Resource Centre 2018-05-28T15:01:58+00:00

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