Category Archives: Show Your Local Love

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.  

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

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