Today, we are spotlighting the Meaford Food Bank and Outreach and the great work they are doing to help those in need in the Meaford area. Established in 1984, the Meaford Food Bank and Outreach provides individual, compassionate assistance to people in need, in the form of emergency food in
Category Archives: Food Banks
Today, we’re spotlighting the Walkerton & District Food Bank and the great work they are doing to serve those in need in the region. The Walkerton & District Food Bank first opened it’s doors back in 1991 as a “temporary measure.” Thirty years later, the need to provide for the
Sadly, just 1 in 4 Canadians who are hungry ask for help. At the United Way of Bruce Grey, addressing the social stigma of food insecurity is very important to us. Locally, we see that food insecurity is linked to poverty and a lack of affordable housing. Food insecurity means
Exciting News!! We send out our “Congratulations” to The Meeting Place – Tobermory for becoming a “Good Food Organization!” The organization has joined a Canada-wide network that uses healthy food as a tool towards social change. This is indeed something worth celebrating! The Meeting Place offers community programs that bring
Today we’re spotlighting the Lion’s Head & District Food Bank located north of Wiarton on the beautiful Bruce Peninsula. The organization provides community support by offering hampers of perishable and non-perishable food available by appointment only. If you would like assistance or would like to find out more, call or
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 the Covid-19 Pandemic hit, our donors responded. As a result, even more meals could be provided to the most vulnerable.
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, our donors were there for those who are most vulnerable in our community. Thank you so much for that. As the pandemic forced people into self isolation and many free meal programs were closed to the public, organizations stepped up and adjusted how they were
Community Update Report: Lots of amazing things happened this week thanks to our donors and volunteers.
Our donors and volunteers have made a lot of REALLY AMAZING things happen in recent days. We are SO thankful for each and every one of you who have supported our quest to help the most vulnerable in our region through our Pandemic Relief Fund. And to those who are
Toilet paper is being delivered to area food banks thanks to the incredible generosity of our donors.
Toilet paper. It’s one of those basic grocery items and up until a month ago, we never paid much thought to it. The COVID-19 pandemic changed everything however and toilet paper suddenly was on everyone’s mind. Many food banks in our region began experiencing difficulty supplying toilet paper to