Community Services Recovery Fund AnnouncementAugust 24, 2023
United Way Hastings & Prince Edward allocated over $500,000 locally as part of the Community Services Recovery Fund – a $400 million investment in charities and non-profits by the Federal Government.
“The projects supported by the Government of Canada through the Community Services Recovery Fund demonstrate that we are a caring and compassionate society that values the well-being of all its members. It is heartening to see the compassion and empathy of our citizens as they give back to those in need. Projects like those listed are a testament to the power of our collective action and our ability to come together to make a positive difference in the world. I am confident that together we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in Hastings and Prince Edward.”– Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.
“United Way Hastings & Prince Edward was proud to take part in the fund, a collaboration between United Way Centraide Canada, Canadian Red Cross, and Community Foundations of Canada providing funding to Community Service Organizations responding to what charities and non-profits need right now as they adapt to the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.” – Brandi Hodge, Executive Director, United Way HPE.
Now more than ever, charities and non-profits are playing a key role in addressing persistent and complex social problems faced by all Canadians. The Community Services Recovery Fund is a one-time $400 million investment from the Government of Canada to support charities, non-profits and indigenous governing bodies as they adapt and modernize by making investments in their people, organizations, and program innovation.
The following projects are being supported in Hastings & Prince Edward:
- Abigail’s Learning Centre
- Bancroft Community Transit
- Community Care for South Hastings
- Community Living Belleville and Area
- Community Living Prince Edward
- Frankford Christian Reformed Church
- Gateway Community Health Centre
- Stirling Festival Theatre
- The Alzheimer Society of Hastings-Prince Edward
- The Children’s Foundation serving Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties
- The Pentecostal Tabernacle
- Victorian Order of Nurses Serving Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward
- YMCA of Central East Ontario
Funded by the Government of Canada under the Community Services Recovery Fund.
About the Community Services Recovery Fund
The Community Services Recovery Fund is a one-time $400 million investment from the Government of Canada to support charities, non-profits and indigenous governing bodies as they adapt and modernize by making investments in their people, organizations, and program innovation.
About United Way Hastings & Prince Edward
United Way Hastings & Prince Edward collaborates with local organizations, the business community, health sector and individuals to increase the capacity of our community to respond to human service needs. We support 1 in 4 people in our local community.