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
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Have you heard about our School Supply Drive in support of our Backpack Program? This program supplies fully stocked backpacks to children of low income families across Bruce and Grey Counties. This year, due to the economical effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are expecting our backpack numbers to be
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
Our 2020 Backpack Program is back and in full swing! We are organizing our supplies and we are ready to start packing! We are pleased to announce that Sarah Raynsford has returned as our Backpack Program Coordinator. That makes 3 years in a row and we are thrilled to have
As we anticipate the 92nd Annual Academy Awards… The United Way of Bruce Grey in partnership with Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound, is pleased to announce: The Eleventh Annual Awards Night at the Movies Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound! Owen Sound – February 9, 2020 – Awards Night at the Movies is an
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
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
Drop by Staples Owen Sound from Thursday, August 22nd to Saturday, August 24th and help us Stuff The Bus full of school supplies for our Backpack Program. Our Stuff The Bus event is an opportunity for the public to give back to their community by donating school supplies or by
Don’t miss “Geeky Trivia Night” Saturday, July 27th at 7 pm presented by Scenic City Game Emporium in support of the United Way Bruce Grey’s Backpack Program. To take part, simply pre-register your teams of 2 to 4 people before Friday, July 26th by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 519-416-1230.
Since 2005, thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have packed and distributed over 23,000 backpacks to children of low income homes right across Bruce and Grey Counties. This summer, we will pack our 25,000th backpack and we are inviting you to help us celebrate by taking part in