2013-2014 Campaign Chairs Thanked

The United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes

Would like to give a sincere thank you to the 2013-2014 Campaign Cabinet. Co- Chairs Mike Perry and Max Miller; Cabinet Members Barry Marr, Bob Knight, Carol Davis, Corry McClure, Rev. Denise Boyd, Larry Hope, Lyn Edwards, Michael Klein, Mike Cavanagh, and Sandra Barrett.

With all of the hard work and dedication from board members, campaign cabinet, donors, community supporters, and volunteers, the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes has been able to raise an astounding


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How Does your Garden Grow?

The United Way is pleased to partner with area schools and other community groups to help create sustainable food sources in the City through the creation of Community Gardens.
Our gardens here at the office at 50 Mary St West are flourishing and producing vegetables and herbs that are being harvested by our neighbours in the community.

Thank you to the many volunteers who helped construct, fill and plant our raised beds and to the following local merchants who donated building materials, tools and soil:

  • David E. Burns Landscaping & Snow Removal
  • Home Hardware Building Centre, Lindsay

Local Scholars Honoured

Since 2002 the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes has given out $56,000 in bursaries and awards to students who demonstrate community involvement and leadership within their schools. This year there were 4 bursaries and 4 Book Prizes given out to local students to help with the cost of their post-secondary education. United Way CKL would like to congratulate these recipients and wish them luck in their future scholastic endeavours!

Recipients of  United Way Bursaries:

Shelby Scott, L.C.V.I; Sarah Holt, St. Thomas Aquinas S.S; Samantha Hamilton, I.E Weldon S.S and Erin Duggan, Fenelon Falls S.S.

Recipients of  United Way Book Prizes:

Johnny Dewhurst, Austin Long, Emily Parrott and Jessica Empey – all of Fenelon Falls SS.

Thank you to our generous donors for making these awards possible for our youth.

Community Gardens

Call United Way if you are interested in seeing a garden near you.   To download pdf of this click here. For the

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Crayola Sale Triumphs Again!

Our 2013-14 Campaign received an enormous boost towards our goal this morning when Crayola Canada proudly presented us with a cheque for over $40,000. A BIG thank you to Crayola Canada, Lindsay Agricultural Society, our fabulous volunteers and of course all of the excited shoppers!!

Congratulations to the Crayola Gift Basket Raffle Winner!

We would like to thank everyone who came out to the 25th Annual Crayola Sale. It was definitely a full house! We hope everyone had a blast and found some great deals. A BIG congratulations to Crystal Jessup of Peterborough, ON, who is the winner of the Crayola Gift Basket valued at $600.

Thank you to our Amazing Sponsors

100 Mile Dinner

Congratulations to the 100 Mile Dinner Raffle Winners!

Thank you on behalf of United Way CKL and KCFF to everyone who purchased a ticket and came out! It was a great night and we hope to see everyone again next year!

Gary Kennedy
Carson Durward
Carolyn Lewis
M. Davies
Jeanne Blewett
Heather Richardson
Kathy Simpson


Duck Derby 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 Duck Derby Winners!

United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes would like to thank everyone who came out and purchased ducks at the annual Duck Derby in support of the United Way CKL and the Coboconk Lions Club. We would also like to congratulate all of the winners listed below on their fast swimmers! It was a great day and we look forward to seeing you and your ducks again next year.

1st Place: Arlene Ray, Aurora
2nd Place: Carly Wiseman, Toronto
3rd Place: Jason Vaughan, Bobcaygeon
4th Place: Rick More, Coboconk
5th Place: Ashlyn Macey, Barrie