Category Archives: Backpack

Our School Supply Drive in support of our Backpack Program is on!

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

Our Backpack Program needs your help!

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

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

Stuff The Bus in Support of the Backpack Program Returns to Staples, Owen Sound August 22 to 24th!

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

Scenic City Game Emporium presents Geeky Trivia Night in support of our Backpack Program.

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 sceniccitygames@hotmail.com or by calling 519-416-1230.

Help us celebrate our 25,000th Backpack with our Great Canadian Backpack Challenge!

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

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