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Meeting Place Organic Farm living wage certification Meeting Place Organic Farm certifies as living wage employer- Meeting Place Organic Farm is the latest area business to certify as a living wage employer. “Sustainability is important to me and to the farm operation, and that means on all levels, not just environmental,” said Katrina McQuail, who operates…
Stratford Pride Community Centre media release graphic United Way looking to support local diversity, equity and inclusion- Diversity, equity and inclusion have taken centre stage in Perth-Huron over the past few months. United Way recognizes that a key part of building a stronger community is ensuring every person feels welcome and supported. One way United Way will…
Fortress Fencing living wage Fortress Fencing certifies as living wage employer- Fortress Fencing in Blyth is the latest Huron business to certify as a living wage employer. "If people need to work for a living, then they should have a wage they can actually live on,” said Dylan and Mary-Ann Van…
Community Services Recovery Fund updated graphic Applications now open through United Way for new Government of Canada funding- 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 $400 million investment from the Government of Canada to support…
Northern Huron Connection Centre donation celebrations United Way celebrates two donations to Northern Huron Connection Centre- United Way Perth-Huron is proud to announce Royal Homes and Maitland River Community Church donated $10,000 and $30,000 respectively to the Northern Huron Connection Centre. “We would like to thank Royal Homes and Maitland River Community Church,” added Lisa Harper,…
Community Services Recovery Fund image United Way Perth-Huron takes part in new Government of Canada fund- United Way Perth-Huron takes part in new Government of Canada fund Stratford, ON — 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…
Living wage announcement Social Research & Planning Council announces new living wage- Living Wage Week in Ontario runs Nov. 14–18 and United Way Perth-Huron’s Social Research & Planning Council is announcing the new living wage of $20.70 an hour, up from $17.95 just one year ago. “More than ever, it’s important that…
Unite For a Bite North Perth Community encouraged to Unite For a Bite in support of United Way- United Way Perth-Huron invites the North Perth community — including local workplaces and individuals — to Unite For a Bite in support of the organization’s work building brighter futures for North Perth’s most vulnerable residents. On Friday, November 18, eight…
Britespan donation to connection centre United Way announces connection centre location, celebrates Britespan donation- United Way Perth-Huron is proud to announce the location of the Northern Huron Connection Centre and celebrate Britespan Building Systems’ $5,000 donation to the project. “This is an exciting day,” said United Way Perth-Huron Executive Director Ryan Erb. “We are…
Avon Church living wage Avon Church certifies as living wage employer- Avon Church in Stratford is the first church in Perth-Huron to certify as a living wage employer. “We thank Avon Church for certifying,” said United Way Perth-Huron Executive Director Ryan Erb. “The cost of everything continues to go up and…

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