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 events * also donates mitts to local children's agencies 
Call Linda Chopping to donate yarn to the knitters or to join the knitting group
Service Details
Public Comments Changes to the program due to COVID-19 to be determined by Sept 2020.
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 Distribution date for 2019 is Sat, Oct 26, 8 am-3 pm at Peterborough Square.
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Any child or youth who needs mittens
Application No application required * call or visit website for information
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 - 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, Knitting Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Residence) 705-778-7842; Email:
Primary Executive Jim Russell, CEO; Email:

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