Profiles

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

Darrell Smith

Darrell Smith > Division Director, Senior Financial Consultant, Investors Group When Darrell was first approached about running a United Way workplace campaign, he didn’t even know what United Way did in the community. More than a quarter century of service later, he knows exactly how much impact they have on dozens of social organizations in [...]

Darrell Smith 2017-09-08T20:52:19+00:00

Allison Ferrill

Allison Ferrill > Program Coordinator, Belleville Community Trust It’s hard to understand a social issue if you can’t see it with your own eyes. Allison lived in Belleville for many years before she saw that there were thousands of people in the area struggling financially. Now, she is a resource for those most in need. [...]

Allison Ferrill 2017-09-08T20:52:19+00:00

Ruth Ingersoll

Ruth Ingersoll > Executive Director, Community Development Council of Quinte (CDC) Almost 18,000 people in our community live with food insecurity and with United Way’s help, Ruth is doing everything she can to reduce that number. As a child, Ruth lived in poverty but there was always food on the table for her and eight [...]

Ruth Ingersoll 2017-09-08T20:52:19+00:00