The United Way of Bruce Grey is issuing an urgent year end appeal for donations. “As we head into the end of the year, we are significantly below our fundraising goals for our Backpack Program” explains Francesca Dobbyn, Executive Director. “We didn’t receive summer student funding, but we still needed
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Looking to do some year end giving and want to give back to your community as well? When you make a donation to the United Way of Bruce Grey, you can specify where to designate the funds by selecting a cause that is near and dear to your heart. All funds
Want to thank that special educator for all that they do? Our “Thank An Educator” Gift Certificates are back!
Looking for a unique holiday gift for that special educator and want to give back to your community as well? This Christmas, why not consider a donation to our Backpack Program in honour of that amazing teacher, educational assistant or early childhood educator. For a minimum donation of just
Please join us for our annual “Brown Bag Challenge” as part of Giving Tuesday on December 3, 2019. This global day of giving is recognized worldwide as the first day of the giving season and it’s a wonderful way to give back and help those in need across Bruce
The United Way of Bruce Grey and the Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce Committee are thrilled to announce an investment of $246,576.00 from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada in funding the Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women in Grey Bruce Project. May Ip and Olga Gura have been hired as Pathways Development
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
LCBO has been supporting the United Way by hosting point-of-sale campaigns province wide for several years. This year, the campaign “Buy Local Give Local” was launched on July 25th and will run until August 12th. During this time, LCBO cashiers will be asking customers if they would like to donate
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 519-416-1230.
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
Looking for a gift for that special educator? We are proud to announce our Teacher Thank You Campaign.
Looking for an end of year gift for that special educator? Lucky for you, today is the United Way Day of Action and we are proud to announce our Teacher Thank You Campaign. You can participate by donating $20 to sponsor each fully stocked backpack in honour of your special