On June 3– Volunteers, community partners and county staff are coming together to build a youth engagement pavilion at the Alpha Street housing community in Owen Sound. Tradespeople and volunteers are donating their time and expertise to build the pavilion, which will be a resource for youth in the community.
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Food Bank Report 2016 The United Way of Bruce Grey in partnership with the Food Security Action Group of the Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force are releasing their 2015 Hunger Report : WTF – Where’s The Food! Area food banks have noted a 92% increase in the number visits throughout
This new targeted fund is to support Bruce Grey wide welcoming initiatives for newcomers both to the community and those new to Canada. Bruce and Grey Counties are expecting a significant influx of newcomers to our community and we need to ensure the resources and community agencies are able to
We are pleased to be a partner with ChangeIt – you can round up your purchases and that small change adds up to BIG change in our community! AIR MILES AIR MILES now enables their Collectors to support our community through their Charity Platform (powered by ChangeIt). Collectors can support their favourite causes
For Immediate Release United Way Bruce Grey continues to explore best option for Fire Fund surplus On Wednesday, November 25th, the Board of Directors of United Way Bruce Grey met to discuss the remaining funds raised to support the victims of the August 10th arson fire. As of Friday November
This year’s event: Christmas Fund Broadcast on Sunday What a wonderful event, raising over $18 000 for local charities! A very successful event, congratulations to all the performers, the volunteers and to Bayshore Broadcasting and the Sun Times! The United Way is fortunate to receive a pledge of $3000 from the
Position: Office Administrator – 6 month full time contract position, with potential for permanent The United Way of Bruce Grey is seeking a skilled individual that is able to work independently in an intense and demanding office environment. The employee must be organized, skilled in office management, file and database
Thank you to: Bluewater Quilters – Owen Sound Scrapbag Quilters – Port Elgin New Millennium Quilters – Walkerton For the donation of quilts for those affected by the August 10th Fire.
Firefighters faced the fight of their lives “It was a true team effort by all involved — and I’m saying police, EMS, fire. It was well beyond our means,” Potter said. “And if we didn’t have the mutual aid system and capable departments, like the Inter Township Fire Department and
What you need to know: Area media stories Bayshore Broadcasting The Dock The Sun Times Follow us on Twitter How can you help? At this time, we don’t know all the needs of the families involved. If you have ‘stuff’ to donate, please call 211 and let them know. They