Largest 100+ Women Who Care Northumberland Grant

Goes to Northumberland Eats Voucher Program United Way Northumberland (UWN) has announced that the organization has been selected as the recipient of the latest grant from the 100+ Women Who Care Northumberland, receiving $8,434 to go towards the Northumberland Eats Voucher Program.   This donation, presented on November 14, 2023, during the group’s meeting at […]

United Way Helps 7 Local Organizations

$252,449 assistance to improve delivery of services Through the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund United Way Northumberland supports 7 projects in Northumberland. County. The government’s money helps community service organizations like charities, non-profits, Indigenous governing bodies to adapt, modernize and be better equipped to improve the efficacy, accessibility and sustainability of the community […]

Listening To The Community

United Way Northumberland surveying the County United Way Northumberland’s “Community Matters,” a county-wide engagement project designed to connect with and empower individuals and families throughout Northumberland County is well underway. This initiative aims to listen to the voices of our community members, better understand their needs, and uncover our county’s strengths and opportunities.   “We […]

4th Local Love Week Coming Up

A week of kindness, causes & community — Sept 24 to Sept 30 United Way Northumberland has announced the upcoming 4th annual Local Love week, officially recognized by Northumberland County Council, which will take place from September 24 to September 30, 2023.   Local Love week, organized by United Way Northumberland, highlights the significant role […]

Backpack for Kids Is Back

Annual Northumberland United Way program — 1,000 in 2021 Each year, as students prepare for their return to the classroom, Northumberland United Way is working hard to provide backpacks full of school supplies to children and families in our community. This year, we’re preparing 1,000 backpacks for students, JK to Grade 12. “The start of […]

Period Promise Campaign a Success

First collaboration of Northumberland United Way & Thrive Northumberland to end period poverty During the month of May, Period Promise Northumberland, a partnership of Northumberland United Way and Thrive Northumberland, held its first community-wide campaign collecting more than 5,000 products and nearly $3,000 to put to work towards ending period poverty in our community. From […]

What a Year!

Many firsts accomplished Great advancement in revenue generation, community engagement, partnership building For an in-depth look at the success of the Northumberland United Way during the past year go to

United Way “Seeing is Believing” Virtual Bus Tour

Food security and implications of COVID focus of February 17 tour Article by Bill Hornbostel This year, Northumberland United Way’s Seeing is Believing Virtual Bus Tour – which traditionally offers a physical inspection of organizations that United Way supports and discussion about what they bring to the community – is going virtual. “The Seeing is […]