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
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The United Way of Bruce Grey is pleased to see additional calls to halt Westario Power’s winter disconnections. February 14 – Brockton Council passed a motion: that Westario Power review and amend its disconnect policy and that disconnections not be allowed to occur from December 1st to March 31st. Brockton
United Way Receives $1.6 Million Pledge from Bruce Power Campaign Commitment will allow United Way to double its Utility Assistance Program immediately February 6, 2017 OWEN SOUND, ON – The United Way of Bruce-Grey has received a 3-year pledge from Bruce Power’s United Way Campaign of $1.6 million, allowing the
Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force Responds to the Government’s proposed Basic Income Pilot The Ontario government is launching a pilot project to study how giving people a basic income might reduce poverty and improve health, housing and employment outcomes in Ontario. The Ontario government released a Discussion Paper by Honourable
Hydro One data – November 2016 With 5 weeks left in the year the United Way of Bruce Grey has seen a significant jump in the number of people accessing Hydro One utility assistance year over year. CONTEXT FOR MILD FALL – WINTER: There has been a 60% DROP