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
  • Mitts For Kids are distributed during the annual Coats For Kids and Adults too! distribution
Service Details
Hours United Way OfficeSep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pmJul-Aug: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Coats for Kids distribution: Oct 30, 2021, 9 am-2 pm, Murray Street Baptist Church, 175 Murray St, Peterborough 
Dates: Coats for Kids distribution: October 30, 2021 at Murray Street Baptist Church, 175 Murray Street, Peterborough from 9 am-2 pm
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
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Primary Contact Sara Mountenay, Labour Programs and Services Development Officer; Phone: ext 32; Email:
Mailing Address 277 Stewart St 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 3M8

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