Valentine’s Day and Family Day are just around the corner. With visiting restrictions in place, many seniors in long term care will be missing their family and friends on these special occasions. If you are looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community, we invite you to
Category Archives: COVID-19
During the Province of Ontario Stay-At-Home Order and State of Emergency, we will – Be in the office to receive phone calls, emails and drop-offs. Our office is closed to the public but you may contact us at 519-376-1560 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Be receiving inquiries regarding our Utility
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
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
#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
Canadian seniors across the country are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. Physical distancing is weighing heavily on those who are separated from their families, and rely on help to get groceries and other essential items. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced earlier this week that seniors
Today, we are pleased to announce that Northern Credit Union, which are represented locally with locations in Chesley, Durham, Elmwood and Holstein, have launched a campaign called True North Stronger Fund which supports efforts by United Ways in their surrounding communities during the pandemic. We are so thankful for the
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
When we put the call out to thank the front line workers at our local term care homes while we help out our local Girl Guide packs as well – YOU responded! What an incredible community we have! Thanks to your amazing generosity, 744 boxes (62 cases) of Girl Guide