The fundraising for United Way Hastings Prince Edward has wrapped up and has beat its goal.
The charity raised $2,017,629 in the 2021 fundraising drive, surpassing the $1.9- million goal. Executive Director Brandi Hodge says that they are fortunate to call the community home, with Campaign Chair Sheri Meeks calling it a team effort. She says 70 per cent of all the fundraising was done through workplace giving.
The United Way funds a number of organizations in the Bancroft area, like North Hastings Community Cupboard, Bancroft Community Transit, North Hastings Community Trust, and North Hastings Children’s Services.