Thanks to a Federal “Reaching Home” grant and the incredible support of local businesses, we are happy to say that more Food Hampers will be distributed to our local homeless patrons. The hampers will be distributed to people without housing that are in motels or living on the street. In
Category Archives: Help For The Most Vulnerable
The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to affect vulnerable individuals and families across Bruce and Grey Counties. We are committed to helping those who are struggling with poverty throughout the pandemic and always. If you would like to make a difference to someone in need, we would greatly appreciate
When you donate to the United Way of Bruce Grey, you are making a difference to the lives of local individuals and families whose lives have been affected by poverty. Your financial gift will provide a backpack for a child in need and warm winter clothing to children whose families
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
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
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
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
We are happy to announce that 60 local individuals who were previously homeless have now been housed in apartments. The majority of these individuals do not own anything, not even the bare essentials to outfit their fresh start. We want them to be successful in their new residence and we
We are in need of a variety of essential care items for our Vulnerable Seniors Hamper Project. Can you help?
We are in the process of preparing some hampers full of essential items for vulnerable seniors in our local communities and we could use your help! We are in need of a variety of items that will be included in the hampers. Suggestions for support items in the hampers include;