GBHStrong has officially launched the #AllInOntario 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 the event
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If you are one of the many Canadians who received payments from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), you may want to prepare for a harsh reality come tax time. Tax experts are warning that many could be in for a shock. Depending on your yearly income, there is a
Bruce Power and the Nuclear Innovation Institute launches the “All In Ontario Challenge” in support of UWBG programming.
Our friends at Bruce Power and the Nuclear Innovation Institute have launched an incredible online auction event called the “All In Ontario Challenge” as part of their Grey Bruce Huron Strong initiative that supports organizations that serve the most vulnerable. The All In Ontario Challenge supports Grey, Bruce and Huron
The deep economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted many in our region and we need your help now more than ever to insure our Backpack Program can adequately serve families in need. Already, we are seeing a large surge in agency requests for backpacks and we are expecting
Many vulnerable people across Ontario struggle to pay their energy bills each month. We know that when people can’t afford their energy bills, they usually have difficulty making ends meet for other basic needs like rent and food, too. That’s why the United Way of Bruce Grey has partnered locally
During this uncertain time, our Financial Literacy Program Coordinator Caroline Araujo Abbotts reminds us not to wait to to look at our budget and finances. Newmarket Today recently published an article entitled, “Come fall, financial experts expect flood of people with unmanageable debt.” The article highlights that in April there
by: Caroline Araujo Abbotts, Financial Literacy Program Coordinator, United Way of Bruce Grey It is a time of heightened concern and fear. I am nervous about walking down the street and a virus too small to see that may be anywhere. I am worried about the safety of my family’s
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the AffordAbility Fund in Bruce and Grey Counties. We recognize that many families in our region find it difficult to afford monthly utility costs while at the same time, they need to provide basic needs like food and other essentials for
#FinancialFridays: Have you received CERB payments when you were not eligible or you became ineligible after applying?
Have you received a CERB payment during the Covid pandemic? There are some people who may have applied for and received CERB when they were not eligible or became ineligible after applying. It is important for the public to know that the government is asking those who received CERB in
We are very pleased and honoured to announce that the United Way of Bruce Grey will be receiving a grant of $1667.00 from the YPI Program at St. Mary’s High School in Owen Sound. YPI (Youth and Philanthropy Initiative) is a grade 9 project which encourages young people to advocate