Record #: PET2103
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2022


Description (Service) Provides hand-knit mittens to Peterborough City and County children and youth in need
  • Volunteers knit mitts throughout the year and Mitts for Kids distributes them to families during United Way's annual Coats for our Community distribution event
  • Donates mitts to local schools and agencies. Mitts are delivered to area schools throughout the winter.
  • Call Linda Chopping to donate yarn to the knitters or to join the knitting group

Service Details

Hours United Way Office
Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Jul-Aug: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Coats for Kids distribution:
Oct 22, 2022, 9 am-2 pm, Murray Street Baptist Church, 175 Murray St, Peterborough
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Anyone who needs mittens
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Distribution location(s) announced annually.
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
277 Stewart St
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 3M8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - ground floor only

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-742-8839
Fax 705-742-9186
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
YouTube YouTube:
Primary Contact Sara Mountenay, Development & Communication Officer; Phone: ext 25; Email:
Alternate Contact Linda Chopping, Mitts For Kids Coordinator; Phone: 705-778-7842
Mailing Address 277 Stewart St 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 3M8

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