Pictou County United Way
Pictou County United Way
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The United Way of Pictou County was established on September 13, 1960 and has been proudly serving our community for over 60 years. We pride ourselves on being a trusted and respected community partner who ensures community needs are met by building and maintaining relationships with various funded agencies, government officials, and community organizations.

Meet our team!

Darcy MacDonald, Executive Director

902-755-1754 (O)

902-759-4139 (C)



Danielle Tobin, Administrative Coordinator




Paige Fulton, Graphic Design Officer - Summer Student

Tori Whittemore, Projects Officer - Summer Student

Summer Student Email: projects@pictoucountyunitedway.ca


Our Board of Directors:

Kim MacKinnon, President - Nova Scotia Health Authority

Ginger Fitt, Past President - St. Francis Xavier University

Susan Muirhead, First Vice President - Sobeys Inc.

Trudy Teed, Second Vice President - Michelin North America 

Kyle Quigley, Treasurer - Crombie REIT

Darcy MacDonald, Secretary - United Way of Pictou County

Laura Clarke - Sobeys Inc.

Lauren Delaney - Delaney Policy Consulting

Melissa Thompson - Community Member


United Way of Pictou County is located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq people.