Has debt got you down? If so, you’re not alone. Right now in Canada, the debt crisis is skyrocketing with Canadians owing nearly $2 trillion! Debt can cause a huge amount of stress that ultimately can affect one’s physical and mental health, relationships with family and friends, job performance and
Monthly Archives: August 2020
When you donate to the United Way of Bruce Grey, you are making a difference to the lives of local individuals and families whose lives have been affected by poverty. Your financial gift will provide a backpack for a child in need and warm winter clothing to children whose families
Have you registered for backpacks through our Backpack Program? If so, you will receive a call letting you know that your backpacks have arrived at the pick-up depot. As of today, only Kincardine and Tara will be open tomorrow for pick-ups. The rest of the locations will be ready later
Stuff The Bus is happening right now at Staples Owen Sound! Be sure to stop by and say hello. We will be on site collecting school supplies and monetary donations for our Backpack Program. We will be here for the same hours as Staples which is 9 am – 9
We are very pleased to announce the return of our Financial Literacy Program and the hiring of Caroline Araujo Abbots as the Program Coordinator. The program is free and offers a variety of services including basic budgeting, income advice, referrals to programs that decrease living costs, some credit counselling and
The Covid-19 pandemic has been tough on the finances of many. If you are looking for budgeting ideas to help get you through these unprecedented times, we have a workshop just for you. On August 24th at 10 am, our Financial Literacy Program Coordinator Caroline Araujo Abbotts will be co-hosting
The UWBG is concerned about human trafficking in Bruce Grey and offers resources for victims and those who care about them.
At the United Way of Bruce Grey, we are concerned that human trafficking exists in our region. Most of all, we care about the victims whose lives have been impacted from this crime that often exists in secret and silence. We have compiled a list of resources for both victims
Looking for a way to support those affected by homelessness in our area? Teen Packs such as these sold by Shopper’s Drug Mart and other retailers have a great selection of items that would be appreciated by those who have so little. We invite you to drop off Teen Packs
The Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women in Grey Bruce Project is hosting a series of informative webinars geared towards local employers. The first webinar looks at “Creating A Diverse and Inclusive Workplace” and is happening Thursday, August 13th at 10 am. Experts from the Middle East Studies Program, Leads Employment
The “All In Ontario Challenge” has some AMAZING prizes to offer – all in support of local United Way programming.
GBHStrong has launched the All In Ontario Challenge, an incredible auction event created to support local charities in Grey, Bruce, Perth & Huron counties. In collaboration with the United Way (Bruce Grey and Perth-Huron Chapters), Bruce Power, the Nuclear Innovation Institute and NPX have come together to kick off this