Most of us face a financial crisis at some time in our lives. And where as many problems are relatively easy to solve, others may need professional assistance. The best way to start dealing with your financial problems is to admit to them, take responsibility and take control before they
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The United Way of Bruce Grey is issuing an urgent year end appeal for donations. “As we head into the end of the year, we are significantly below our fundraising goals for our Backpack Program” explains Francesca Dobbyn, Executive Director. “We didn’t receive summer student funding, but we still needed
On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the United Way of Bruce Grey, we wish everyone all the best for the holidays and beyond. We also want to extend a very special thank you to our donors and volunteers whose generosity has touched so many lives
Looking to do some year end giving and want to give back to your community as well? When you make a donation to the United Way of Bruce Grey, you can specify where to designate the funds by selecting a cause that is near and dear to your heart. All funds
Are you a newcomer woman who has relocated to Bruce or Grey Counties? Or, are you an employer that hires newcomers? If so, we want to hear from you!
Are you a newcomer woman who has relocated to Bruce or Grey Counties? Or, are you an employer that hires newcomers? If so, our Pathways Project would love to hear from you. The Project is conducting surveys to better understand the needs of newcomer women and current trends with respect
Want to thank that special educator for all that they do? Our “Thank An Educator” Gift Certificates are back!
Looking for a unique holiday gift for that special educator and want to give back to your community as well? This Christmas, why not consider a donation to our Backpack Program in honour of that amazing teacher, educational assistant or early childhood educator. For a minimum donation of just
Financial Fridays: Christmas Shopping On a Budget Holiday gift shopping should be a fun experience, but for many, especially for those who are tight on funds, the whole experience can become extremely stressful. We have put together a list of ideas that can help you stay within your financial limits,
You can spread some warmth this holiday season by donating socks to the OSHaRE (Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort) & United Way Christmas Sock Campaign. In past 4 years we have provided a pair of socks, a mug and candy to the attendees of OSHaRE during the festive
Please join us for our annual “Brown Bag Challenge” as part of Giving Tuesday on December 3, 2019. This global day of giving is recognized worldwide as the first day of the giving season and it’s a wonderful way to give back and help those in need across Bruce
If you are burning firewood to heat your home or cottage, we advise you not to burn green wood (wood that has not been thoroughly dried) as there are significant dangers. When, unseasoned wood is burned, the water vapour within the wood mixes with other gases and particles which then