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Change 4 Change Campaign

Our first ever… 

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk is pleased to announce the results of their first ever Change 4 Change campaign. In the month of November, five local restaurants donated $1 from every sale of their feature item to United Way’s Change 4 Change campaign. In its very first year, Change 4 Change raised $900 to help our community. Participating restaurants included Domino’s Pizza Simcoe, Ferrera, Kaley’s Restaurant, The Barrel, and The Blue Elephant. The premise of the Change 4 Change campaign is that the donation of your change (or $1) is enough to create positive change in our community because every dollar makes a difference.

This was our first year running Change 4 Change and I’m really pleased with the results,” stated Brittany Burley, Executive Director of United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk. “We are grateful to the restaurants that we had on board from Simcoe and hope to be able to expand Change 4 Change across the rest of Norfolk and Haldimand Counties in 2019. We heard great feedback from this year’s participants and plan to implement that feedback to make next year’s Change 4 Change campaign even better. Most importantly, I’d like to extend a big thank you to The Blue Elephant, The Barrel, Kaley’s Restaurant, Ferrera, Domino’s Pizza Simcoe, and all of the customers who made the decision to support us through their purchases.”

Every dollar provides opportunities to improve lives and build healthy communities. For anyone interested in making a donation to support United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk, please contact United Way at 519-426-5660, in person at 23 Argyle Street in Simcoe, or online at If you are a restaurant interested in participating in Change 4 Change next year, please notify United Way.

  • The Blue Elephant's Heather Pond and Judy Tomczak Communications Assistant of United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk

Contact: Brittany Burley, Executive Director
United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk
Phone: 519-426-5660 Email: [email protected]

Jail and Bail 2018

Jail & Bail 2018

Click here to watch our Jail & Bail Video on Facebook!

It was a fun day for everyone!

On September 12, we hosted our second annual Jail & Bail event in Simcoe and Cayuga. The day was full of fun, creative crimes and lots of bail money raised for a good cause. Some of our criminals received bribes from coworkers to stay in jail long after their bail had been reached. What a great opportunity to have some fun with your coworkers! With the help of our willing jailbirds and those who posted their bail and bribes we were able to raise over $11,000.

A special thanks goes to the following donors: McDonald’s (Simcoe), and Tim Hortons (Cayuga) for coffee, Domino’s Pizza (Simcoe) for pizza, Shelly’s Family Dining & Catering (Cayuga) for cake, OPP Haldimand & Norfolk for their time and fingerprinting skills, Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show (jail cell – Norfolk), Touch of Haven (jail cell – Haldimand), Community Addiction and Mental Health Services of Haldimand and Norfolk (Photos & Presentation), Adam Veri (Logo design), Foodland Cayuga (use of their parking lot), and Turkstra Lumber Simcoe (tent).

2016 Campaign Premiere Kick-Off

2016 Campaign Premiere Kick-Off

United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk presents their Campaign Premiere Gala & Red Carpet Social!
United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk is kicking off their 2016 Campaign with glitz and glamour!  From August 22nd – 25th, they’ll be travelling to a community near you to present you with an evening of fun.  Enjoy a red carpet social and movie night as you learn more about the impact United Way is having on your community.

Red carpet hosts will be ready to greet you on the red carpet at 6:00 PM.  Prepare to pose for the paparazzi as you are escorted into the event.  Socialize with other guests as you enjoy fresh strawberries dipped in a chocolate fountain and visit the Oscar Gifting Lounge.  Be sure to get your snacks from the concession stand before the presentation begins at 7:30 PM.  United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk will share information with you about the great work that’s been taking place in our community and announce their 2016 Campaign Goal.  Following this presentation, a screening of the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” will take place.


Event Location Details:

Monday August 22nd: Dunnville Community Lifespan Centre – 275 Ramsey Drive, Dunnville
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)
or at True Experience – 201 Forest Street East in Dunnville

Tuesday August 23rd: Backstage Capitol Theatre – 93 King Street, Delhi
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)
or at Dave’s Variety – 468 James Street, Delhi

Wednesday August 24th: Caledonia Lions Hall – 100 Haddington Street, Caledonia
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)
or Community Support Centre of Haldimand-Norfolk – 103 Inverness Street, Caledonia

Thursday August 25th: Royal Canadian Legion – 200 West Street, Simcoe
Tickets available at United Way of Haldimand and Norfolk (45 Kent Street North, Simcoe)

United Way Launches Annual Campaign

United Way Launches Annual Campaign at Barbeques

The United Way of Haldimand Norfolk officially launched its 2015 campaign on Friday, August 28th with two events. These took place at Turkstra Lumber in Simcoe and Dunnville both hosted fundraising barbeques which the United Way used as a springboard to announce its 2015 campaign goal.

“We’re going to raise $450,000 this year,” said Neil Dring, executive director. The money will go to support 33 social service programs throughout Haldimand and Norfolk counties which are provided by 12 member agency partners.

Over the next three months, the United Way’s volunteer campaign cabinet will be approaching local businesses and asking them to participate in workplace campaigns, host fundraising events and make donations. “Workplace campaigns are the bread and butter of United Way support,” said Dring, thanking everyone who has participated in the past and encouraging new supporters.

United Way also announced a new funding initiative called Community Venture Grants which will provide one-time funding for local social service ventures requiring seed-money or improvements. Sixty-thousand dollars has been set aside for community groups meeting the United Way’s community investment requirements. Applications for funding and criteria are available on the United Way’s website.

For more information contact Neil Dring at [email protected] or call 519-426-5660 or Kelly Morin-Currie, President 519 426-8545.

About The United Way of Haldimand & Norfolk We are a registered charity and one of 112 United Way agencies across Canada. We are dedicated to improving the lives of residents in Haldimand and Norfolk counties and money raised by our United Way provide funding for 33 social service programs at 13 local agencies. These programs help thousands of people throughout Haldimand & Norfolk each year. For more information, please visit