The Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin United Way goal this year, is unchanged from last year.
And Executive Director Ken Dardano admits its been years since the United Way did that.
Recently, they’ve increased the target a little each year. But he says a soft economy, and the desire to set an achievable target, persuaded organizers to keep the goal this year at 3.6 million dollars.
Last year they topped that number by a little.
Already in Guelph some United Way campaigns are underway.
At Linamar, the Grumpy Guy bike ride to Windsor and back, raised 15 thousand dollars.
United Way funds 92 local programs at 57 different organizations.