Updated The United Way has updated its Living Wage rate. The rate was last updated in 2015, using 2014 data. Housing costs have significantly increased total household costs. The average rent across Ontario is now $1115 and The United Way has found that many rental units in Bruce Grey are
Getting off on the right foot from the first day of school to the last day is essential for the educational experiences of all children. The United Way of Bruce Grey wants to help make this a reality for all students in the region and giving them the
On May 23rd United Way Executive Director made a presentation to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy regarding Bill 132,:An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998. Below are the speaking notes,
June is Seniors month and designated to give special recognition to a very important part of society. To celebrate Seniors month, the 10th annual United Way Bruce Grey Seniors’ Fair will be held on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fully accessible Harry Lumley
The Ontario Energy Board has issued a reminder to all utility companies now that the spring disconnections can resume. It should be noted that Hydro One has elected to extend their moratorium through to June 1st. We encourage anyone who is struggling to pay a bill and is worried about
It’s been a busy couple of weeks at the United Way so here’s some news you can use! Upcoming special events: Starlight Film Festival – an all teen (14-18) move marathon that starts at Midnight April 28th at the Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound Seniors Fair – June 7th at the
2017 AGM report online web We want to say thank you…to everyone who supported the United Way in 2016! Please enjoy our Gratitude Report!
Below are highlights from our presentation to Council. The full report is linked below and opens as a PDF. Background The United Way of Bruce Grey has an extensive Utility Assistance Program. The Program provides grants of up to $500 per utility once per 12 months. In 2016 the Program