Category Archives: COVID-19

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

#FinancialFridays: A reminder to review your budget and finances during Covid-19.

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

#FinancialFridays: Financial Information for Seniors during Covid-19.

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

Northern Credit Union launches their True North Stronger Fund in support of United Way today.

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

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

Our amazing donors sponsored 744 boxes of Girl Guide Cookies to thank local long term care homes.

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

Struggling to pay your utility bills during the Covid-19 pandemic? Help is available.

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted us all but for those who were already struggling or have lost their job, these are very tough times indeed. In addition to our Utility Assistance Program which provides help for heating and electricity costs for low income households, there are other programs available as

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow. Please join us for a day of thanks and giving back.

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow. This is a global day of giving and unity during an unprecedented need caused by the #Covid19 pandemic. It’s also a day to give back to your community in a way that is meaningful to you. We believe that everyone has the power to make a difference.

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