Over 50,000 men, women, children and youth are struggling with poverty and social exclusion in Bruce-Grey. You can help a neighbour in need.
The United Way is pleased to issue its 2017 call for grants. Through annual fundraising campaigns, United Way Bruce Grey (UWBG) raises hundreds of thousands of dollars within our community. Those undesignated monies that become available for distribution become part of our Community Fund – which is re-invested locally to
News Release November 3, 2016 – News Release Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force and United Way of Bruce Grey Respond to the new Government of Ontario Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) Ontario’s new Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) – to be launched in spring/summer of 2017 – will determine the direction for
Utility supports and programs 211 is a terrific resource for finding different programs in our community to help with the day to day challenges. However, just to lend a little insight into what you might be missing, here is a start on some of the more vital and most used
(OWEN SOUND, ONTARIO) September 27, 2016 – Community Foundation Grey Bruce will release its first Vital Signs report on Tuesday, October 4 at 10 am in the atrium of the Grey Bruce Health Unit, 101-17th Street East, in Owen Sound, Ontario. Please join us to hear highlights of the
United Way Bruce Grey meets with Minister of Energy to discuss progress on reducing electricity bills OWEN SOUND, ON – September 16, 2016 – United Way Bruce Grey sat down with Ontario’s Minister of Energy, the Hon. Glenn Thibeault, to discuss energy costs and thank him for the
As we are now into August, we need to hear from parents who need a backpack for their kids. Our plan is to have them delivered prior to the Labour Day weekend, but ONLY if we know in advance who needs them. We cannot guarantee delivery to your community in
A question was posed on social media this week: do the LEAP grants actually make a difference to people who need help paying their bills? We decided to crunch our numbers 211 Leap files for electricity 28% of applicants had their bills paid in full 22% had less than $100
For Immediate release; 2015-2016 Utility Report – Rural Ontario in Crisis Bruce Grey Utility Assistance report – 2015-2016 (web) The United Way of Bruce Grey wanted to get a larger picture of energy poverty in our region and acknowledge the other organizations who also take on the task of keeping
We had a wonderful day with Belfor out on 20th Street..numbers are still being totaled. Thank you to Belfor, all the volunteers and the hungry hungry people that dropped by.