Improving Lives Locally
Since 1958, United Way Hastings & Prince Edward continues to work with our community, partners, volunteers, government and businesses to build on our strengths. We are committed to making every effort to focus on bringing about measurable, positive and permanent change throughout Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, building healthier, more inclusive communities.
We work with over 60 organizations to improve community life and we are committed to sharing our experiences and expertise to meet the needs of the individuals and families we serve. We want and require your help to continue to make long-lasting change and we look forward to continuing this journey with all of you!
Since its inception in 1958, United Way of Hastings & Prince Edward has raised more than $43 million to support local not-for-profit health and social service agencies.
In 2017, our community raised $1,864,000 which assisted us in providing funding support to upwards of 70 vital programs and initiatives in the local not-for-profit health & social service sector throughout Hastings and Prince Edward Counties.
Each and every day, local United Ways across Canada work in communities to change living conditions for the better. The issues we face may vary, but the values and purpose that drive us are the same: to strengthen our communities and improve quality of life for all Canadians.
To improve lives and build the community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. We do this through providing:
- Access to Basic Needs
- Employment Skills Building & Financial Security
- Emotional & Physical Development & Support
- Neighbourhood & Community Engagement
- Personal Well-being & Safety
Our community is a great place to work, live and play when all people, through caring and generosity, have access to meaningful opportunities.
From coast to coast, there are over 90 United Ways. Next to governments, the United Way Movement is the largest funder of the voluntary and social services sector in Canada. In 2017, United Ways raised upwards of $500-million which is re-invested in local communities to support programs and services directed at improving the social conditions of Canadians.
United Way of Hastings & Prince Edward would like to extend our immense gratitude and thanks to each and every supporter, be that in time, money, or expertise, for helping to ensure we are consistently successful in growing to meet the needs of our community. Together, we will bring lasting, positive change to help people live with hope, dignity, and a sense of belonging.
United Way Hastings & Prince Edward annually produces a report on the organization’s activities in the previous year. The annual report is intended to divulge a wide range of information to our stakeholders, which includes accomplishments, a message from the Executive Director and a summary of the organization’s financial position.