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
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We are pleased to announce the official launch of the AffordAbility Fund in Bruce and Grey Counties. We recognize that many families in our region find it difficult to afford monthly utility costs while at the same time, they need to provide basic needs like food and other essentials for
We are very pleased and honoured to announce that the United Way of Bruce Grey will be receiving a grant of $1667.00 from the YPI Program at St. Mary’s High School in Owen Sound. YPI (Youth and Philanthropy Initiative) is a grade 9 project which encourages young people to advocate
The Government of Canada, through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), has been working 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. Si vous avez des questions ou souhaitez présenter une
When we put the call out to thank the front line workers at our local term care homes while we help out our local Girl Guide packs as well – YOU responded! What an incredible community we have! Thanks to your amazing generosity, 744 boxes (62 cases) of Girl Guide
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
Today is #GivingTuesdayNow. This is a global day of giving and unity during an unprecedented need caused by the #Covid19 pandemic. It’s also a day to give back to your community in a way that is meaningful to you. We believe that everyone has the power to make a difference.
Tomorrow is #GivingTuesdayNow. This is a global day of giving and unity during an unprecedented need caused by the #Covid19 pandemic. We invite you to join in the movement on May 5th and donate what you can to ensure that our front line programs and supports can continue to support
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;