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Welcome to United Way of Peel Region's blog. Here we will share how your donation is making an impact in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. We will share information pertinent to our community and share your campaign highlights.

Together, we are possibility!

Oct23

UTM helps kids be all they can be

Written by // Lanna Crucefix Categories // Workplace Campaign, All that kids can be

UTM helps kids be all they can be

Wali Shah was fifteen when the police knocked on his apartment door to charge him with assault. As the handcuffs clicked over his wrists, he knew things had to change.

“I’m not blaming anyone, but you’re a product of your environment,” says Shah. “I was really immersed in hip-hop and a culture filled with drugs and negativity. It’s hard to escape that.”

Oct21

Living on the Edge isn’t easy for anyone.

Written by // United Way of Peel Region Categories // Workplace Campaign

Living on the Edge isn’t easy for anyone.

Living on the Edge is no easy task.

Employees at Pratt and Whitney Canada learned about this first-hand through a Poverty Simulation held at their workplace.

Oct17

Bombardier Inc. runs third supply drive for United Way

Categories // Workplace Campaign

Bombardier Inc. runs third supply drive for United Way

Our sincerest thanks go to our friends at Bombardier Inc., for running another successful supply drive for those in need in our community. Your collection of baby food, clothing, car seats, toys and more will go a long way to supporting pregnant and parenting youth in Peel Region. You truly demonstrate what it means to Give, Volunteer and Act.

Oct15

DuPont’s Got Talent!

Written by // United Way of Peel Region Categories // Workplace Campaign

DuPont’s Got Talent!

Our longstanding partners at E.I. duPont Canada Company have just completed their 2013 Campaign and surpassed their goal of $100,000! DuPonters have been supporting United Way for over 17 years and have created a culture of caring for the community of Peel Region in their workplace.

Oct11

What an incredible way to start the Thanksgiving Weekend!

Written by // Anita Stellinga Categories // Workplace Campaign

What an incredible way to start the Thanksgiving Weekend!

Our in house staff campaign for United Way wrapped up today with an astounding achievement of $37,132! We had set a goal of $33,000 with a 100% participation rate.  What we accomplished as a small staff team of 39 employees far exceeded that!

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