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Creating a better life for everyone in Northumberland County by helping to build strong communities, support kids to be all that they can be and moving people from poverty to possibility. 


Northumberland United Way is now accepting Expressions of Interest for Community Impact Investment Funding for July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. Submissions are due by noon on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

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Ley Wealth Management Group CIBC Wood Gundy
presents the 18th annual Challenge the Dragon Boat
Festival on Saturday, September 23. Join us!

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We’re hosting a screening of Us & Them, a Canadian documentary created by Krista Loughton on October 11 at Rainbow Cinemas in Cobourg. Ten years in the making, this is the story of Krista’s experience learning about the lives of four chronically homeless people.

Us & Them

Established in 1969, Northumberland United Way is the largest non-governmental funder of locally-based health and social services in Northumberland County.

United Way is committed to improving lives locally by providing stability to three main focus areas: kids, community and poverty.

Join a community of like-minded individuals who donate their time, money and expertise to make a difference in their local community.

“We need to work together to find solutions for our community”




“The most important thing I learned was that it is okay to be yourself. Thanks to your help, I try to be more positive about myself.”

“It feels good to contribute to my community. Let’s build on what we already have… a strong, vibrant, united community.”

“Life has been difficult for us, financially and emotionally… Your help has made all the difference.”





What’s Happening at United Way

United Way Celebrates Campaign Achievement

April 18, 2017 Together we improve lives locally and together we will create lasting impact. Today, Northumberland United Way has announced that $1,010,479 was raised during the 2016 United Way Campaign. “Today we celebrate the community’s collective achievement in...

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Join the United Way $150 Challenge

February 21, 2017 "Being Canadian means being a good neighbour" When you support Northumberland United Way, you support organizations such as Green Wood Coalition, The Help Centre or Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre - our Funded Community Partners and...

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Lynda Kay Announces Retirement

February 7, 2017 After nearly 28 years of dedicated service to the local community, Northumberland United Way (NUW) CEO Lynda Kay has announced plans to retire at the end of May 2017. With NUW recently taking possession of its own building – the single largest...

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We Have Moved

Northumberland United Way has moved to: 62 Swayne Street, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 1K5. Please note this change in your address book and stop by to visit us in our new location! Share Facebook Twitter Youtube

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