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Jokey living wage certification picture Jokey certifies as living wage employer- Jokey North America is the latest Huron business to certify as a living wage employer. “Jokey North America is a team of some of the finest people I know,” stated Paul McInnis, President of Jokey of North America. “Each and…
211 Day image 211 Day raises awareness of helpline connecting people to services across Perth-Huron- February 11 (2/11) is this coming Sunday and that means it’s time for 211 Day, a day highlighting the information service connecting people to local community programs, social services, government supports, and more: 24 hours a day, seven days a week,…
Kathy Vassilakos United Way welcomes new director of United Housing- United Way Perth-Huron is proud to announce Kathy Vassilakos as the new director of United Housing. “We’re pleased to have Kathy join us,” said Ryan Erb, United Way executive director. “She brings an incredible breadth of experience and a commitment…
cost of housing media release feature image SRPC launches cost of housing survey- The cost of housing is top of mind for many, and United Way Perth Huron (UWPH)’s Social Research & Planning Council (SRPC) wants to learn how individuals and families across the region are being affected. “The news is full of…
small christmas tree on sidewalk United Way campaign a bit behind- December is traditionally a time meant to bring together communities in celebration. United Way reminds everyone to remember the vulnerable people across Perth-Huron struggling to make ends meet and the organizations tasked with helping those in need that must work…
Calhoun living wage image Calhoun Super Structure certifies as living wage employer- Calhoun Super Structure is the latest business to certify as a living wage employer. “Calhoun Super Structure strongly believes that organizations bear a duty to enhance the welfare of their staff and broader community,” said Jeremy Calhoun, CEO/Owner at Calhoun…
Holiday Smile Cookies feature image United Way celebrates Holiday Smile Cookies donation- Tim Hortons Holiday Smile Cookies offered a new way to spread kindness during the holiday season and now, United Way is celebrating a donation of $7,845 to the Urgent Needs Fund. “We’d like to thank Dan Moynihan and his staff…
Quality of Life Part 2 image SRPC releases final two reports in Quality of Life series- United Way Perth-Huron’s Social Research & Planning Council released the last two reports of their 2023 Quality of Life series. “We’re excited to share more of our findings,” said Kristin Crane, director social research and planning for United Way. “People’s…
United Housing feature image United Way announces United Housing initiative- It started with a vision to address the lack of housing across Perth-Huron. After a year-and-a-half of planning and work behind the scenes United Way Perth-Huron is officially announcing its United Housing initiative on National Housing Day. “Looking around we…
Quality of Life Report SRPC releases first three chapters of Quality of Life Report- In an effort to better understand our community United Way Perth-Huron’s Social Research & Planning Council has been working on a series of new Quality of Life chapter reports measuring well-being data across the region. “The Quality of Life Report…
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