What Your Gift Can Do
From Poverty to Possibility
From Poverty to Possibility targets poverty, homelessness and neighbourhoods. The goal is to help people engage in their community by strengthening neighbourhood revitalization efforts, reducing poverty, and improving access to affordable housing.
Healthy People, Strong Communities
Healthy People, Strong Communities targets vulnerable people, people with barriers and in need of support, seniors and victims of violence and abuse. The goal is to improve opportunities for people to access programs and supports that empower them to overcome barriers, build resilience, reduce isolation and be part of a caring, inclusive community.
All that Kids Can Be
All that Kids Can Be targets early years, children & families and youth. The goal is to ensure children and youth are valued and supported members of the community with opportunities and resources to help them reach their fullest potential.
In their words
“The United Way inspires people to make a difference. It supports the social service needs of Bruce and Grey Counties by investing in programs and services that allow people to get the support and skills they need to build happy, healthy lives. The United Way of Bruce Grey gives children a healthy start, helps put youth on the path to success, supports families through tough times and helps seniors maintain their independence, ingredients which contribute to a strong, healthy and safe community.”
President and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Power
Just today we had a young woman who is going to school receive one of the United Way backpacks with school supplies. The gift brought a huge grin and joy at a time during which she is having to face tremendous changes in her life. Thank you to United Way for helping us bring light into the lives of women and children.
Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey
When I moved back to this area on a wing and a prayer in early summer 2002 I was pregnant, unemployed and my partner was in cancer recovery. While looking for work, finances became a serious issue for us. I was able to access services a membered agency with the United Way of Bruce Grey. When I became a Bruce Power Nuclear Operator later that year and I was able to sign up for Bruce Power United Way Payroll Deductions and start giving. Every year since, my payroll deduction increases as my wage does. I am proud to support the annual campaign and feel blessed that I am no longer in need of its services but am mindful on all those who rely on the United Way of Bruce Grey regularly.
Bruce Power Employee