Category Archives: Local Love

Stuff The Bus in Support of the Backpack Program Returns to Staples, Owen Sound August 22 to 24th!

Drop by Staples Owen Sound from Thursday, August 22nd to Saturday, August 24th and help us Stuff The Bus full of school supplies for our Backpack Program. Our Stuff The Bus event is an opportunity for the public to give back to their community by donating school supplies or by

Scenic City Game Emporium presents Geeky Trivia Night in support of our Backpack Program.

Don’t miss “Geeky Trivia Night” Saturday, July 27th at 7 pm presented by Scenic City Game Emporium in support of the United Way Bruce Grey’s Backpack Program. To take part, simply pre-register your teams of 2 to 4 people before Friday, July 26th by emailing sceniccitygames@hotmail.com or by calling 519-416-1230.

Help us celebrate our 25,000th Backpack with our Great Canadian Backpack Challenge!

Since 2005, thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have packed and distributed over 23,000 backpacks to children of low income homes right across Bruce and Grey Counties. This summer, we will pack our 25,000th backpack and we are inviting you to help us celebrate by taking part in

The United Way wants to send 200 children to camp. Can you help?

Summer camp…for many of us it evokes memories of fireside sing-a-longs, nature hikes, arts and crafts, summer sports and meeting new friends.  Experiences such as these are life changing and empowering. We believe that “every child deserves the chance to go to camp.”   Right now in Bruce and Grey Counties