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: Local Love During A Global Pandemic
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
Our thanks go out to all the gifted hands who crafted these beautiful cloth bags as part of our Homelessness Hampers.
When we put out the call to the Bluewater Quilters that we needed 230 cloth bags for a dish set in our Homelessness Hamper Kits – the talented group of individuals embraced the project and quickly provided us with these beautiful bags. The project has now expanded and St. Andrew’s
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
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
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
Our 2020 Backpack Program is back and in full swing! We are organizing our supplies and we are ready to start packing! We are pleased to announce that Sarah Raynsford has returned as our Backpack Program Coordinator. That makes 3 years in a row and we are thrilled to have
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