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 Kids and Grown-ups Too 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
Dates Coats for Kids distribution: Oct 25, 2020
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Any child or youth 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 K9J 3M8
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Intersection Stewart St and King St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - ground floor only
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-742-8839
Fax 705-742-9186
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Primary Contact Stephanie Levesque, Labour Programs and Services Development Officer; Phone: ext 32; Email:
Alternate Contact Linda Chopping, Mitts For Kids Coordinator; Phone: (Residence) 705-778-7842
Primary Executive Jim Russell, CEO; Email:

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