youth-campaigns

Every year, youth across Peel Region help raise money for United Way of Peel Region. Now it's easier than ever before!

The Youth Campaign Guide will teach you more about United Way of Peel Region, give you the tools for fundraising, and share ideas for great youth campaigns.

Together we can improve lives, strengthen neighbourhoods, and make our community better for everyone.

When you run a United Way of Peel Region Youth Campaign through your school or youth group, you accomplish so much, including:

  • Completing the 40 hours of community services you need to graduate while spending time with your friends
  • Gaining experience in event planning, project management and fundraising;great addition to your resume!
  • Raising money for our community
  • Learning more about issues in our community and sharing that knowledge with your friends.

A special thanks goes to members of the Young Leaders Council for helping create the Youth Campaign Guide. United Way of Peel Region's Young Leaders Council (YLC) is a group of young adults aged 20 – 35 years old who are committed to creating a legacy of spirited giving and volunteerism within their generation. The YLC empowers Peel's emerging leaders to strengthen the community and inherit the future of United Way of Peel Region.

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If you are running a United Way campaign, please let us know!

For more information, please contact Philip Manzano at 905-602-3623 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

2013 Youth Spirit Awards

The Young Leaders Council’s second annual Youth Spirit Awards was a night to remember. Close to 200 people – from students and teachers to parents and friends – gathered at General Mills Canada to celebrate the fundraising accomplishments of youth throughout Peel.

Students of Massey Street Public School began the event with a high-energy Zumba routine, and performers Wali Shah & Nassar Khan lit up the stage and motivated youth to continue making a difference.

The Youth Spirit Awards had 24 nominations across the elementary, secondary, agency, and post-secondary streams. We hope to continuously encourage more students to run their own campaigns in their schools in the years to come.

To see photos, click here.

Social Spirit Award (Best use of social media)

  • Secondary Division – Peel Student Presidents’ Council
  • Post-Secondary Division – University of Toronto Mississauga Athletic Council

Helping Hands Award (Most volunteers)

  • Elementary Division – Queen Street Public School
  • Secondary Division – Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School
  • Post-Secondary – University of Toronto Mississauga Athletic Council

Uniquely Yours Award (Most innovative ideas)

  • Elementary Division – Roberta Bondar Public School
  • Secondary Division – Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School
  • Post-Secondary Division – University of Toronto Mississauga Music Club

Biggest Bucks Award (Most money raised)

  • Elementary Division – Whiteoaks Public School
  • Secondary Division – Glenforest Secondary School
  • Post-Secondary Division – University of Toronto Mississauga Athletic Council

Promising New Initiatives

  • Larkspur Public School
  • Loyola Catholic Secondary School

The Emerging Leader Award

  • Wali Shah