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Pink Shirt Day

Support Pink Shirt Day purchase a T-shirt or Hoodie Wear it with pride February 24th Proceeds support programs in the community that address bullying and support community mental health. Pick up of shirts is curbside at the United Way in Owen Sound Order Here! Costs: T-shirt $15 (adults 2Xl –

Toy Drive Thank you!

The United Way has been honoured to host two fundraising toy drives for two area companies. Bruce Power employees have raised over $28 000 for area toy drives, this in addition to the $15 000 the company provided to Bruce, Grey and Huron County toy drives. Kinectrics has raised $4780

We are hiring

Food Security Co-ordinator Full time contract position: August 17 to March 31st 2021, Wage rate: $25 hr, 37.5 hr/week, 32 weeks The United Way of Bruce Grey has received a grant to hire a full time Food Security Co-ordinator with a goal of improving food security throughout the region by

Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) Application details

The Government of Canada, through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), worked with United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC), Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross to establish the foundational program design for the Emergency Community Support Fund. Thank you for your interest, the fund is now closed for

Poverty, Health and Covid-19

What will be the impact of a possible pandemic on the Not-For-Profit and Charitable Sector? – Information Session Monday March 16th – 7:30 am Grey Bruce Health Unit Register here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/united-way-of-bruce-grey/events/not-for-profit-pandemic-planning There are 950,000 people in Ontario who rely on provincial social assistance programs. If people are living on a

2019 Living Wage

“If we set the bar on what we can endure, we will never thrive as a community or an economy. A living wage adds to the economy, building capacity and reducing people’s dependency on support programs. A living wage allows one to live, not just exist.” Francesca  Dobbyn, executive director,

Pathways Project: visible minority newcomer and immigrant women survey

Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women in Grey Bruce project is inviting visible minority newcomer and immigrant women to participate in this survey. The results will be used in developing programs to help overcome employment barriers.   The survey runs till December 31, 2019. To fill out a questionnaire online, click on the

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