The COVID-19 pandemic has positioned a long road of unknowns and uncertainty before each of us. And where there is much that we cannot control – there is much that we can. Our humanity and compassion towards others is something within reach as is our understanding that we are
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COVID-19 has impacted the lives of the most vulnerable in Bruce-Grey and we need your help! Please consider donating to our Pandemic Community Response Fund. This fund supports local agencies who are directly supporting those in our community whose lives and livelihood are affected by the coronavirus pandemic. 100% of
Let’s send some smiles to those who are isolated in long term facilities in our region! 🙂 We are putting a call out there to send a card or letter to those who are isolated and who are missing contact with their family and friends. It’s a great heartwarming
TheDo.ca: Bringing together people and resources to help the vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the United Way of Bruce Grey is launching two fundraising initiatives and a full volunteer engagement program to support the community. Pandemic Food Bank Fund – this fund will support food banks as they respond to an unprecedented increase in requests for food.
What will be the impact of a possible pandemic on the Not-For-Profit and Charitable Sector? – Information Session Monday March 16th – 7:30 am Grey Bruce Health Unit Register here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/united-way-of-bruce-grey/events/not-for-profit-pandemic-planning There are 950,000 people in Ontario who rely on provincial social assistance programs. If people are living on a
An “Extreme Cold Warning” has been issued for our region with bitterly cold wind chills near -30 expected overnight and into Friday morning. Environment Canada warns everyone to use extreme caution around these cold temperatures. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated
Tuesday, February 11th marked “211 Day” right across North America and here at the United Way, we are celebrating 11 years of the service being available in Bruce-Grey. 211 is an information and referral service that connects Canadians to non-emergency health, community and social services in their area. This
As we anticipate the 92nd Annual Academy Awards… The United Way of Bruce Grey in partnership with Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound, is pleased to announce: The Eleventh Annual Awards Night at the Movies Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound! Owen Sound – February 9, 2020 – Awards Night at the Movies is an
Are you a newcomer woman who has relocated to Bruce or Grey Counties? Or, are you an employer that hires newcomers? If so, we want to hear from you!
Are you a newcomer woman who has relocated to Bruce or Grey Counties? Or, are you an employer that hires newcomers? If so, our Pathways Project would love to hear from you. The Project is conducting surveys to better understand the needs of newcomer women and current trends with respect
You can spread some warmth this holiday season by donating socks to the OSHaRE (Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort) & United Way Christmas Sock Campaign. In past 4 years we have provided a pair of socks, a mug and candy to the attendees of OSHaRE during the festive