The Government of Canada, through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), worked 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. Thank you for your interest, the fund is now closed for
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Full time contract position: May 27 to March 31st 2021, Wage rate: $25 hr, 37.5 hr/week, 44 weeks The United Way of Bruce Grey has received a grant to hire a full time Financial Literacy Co-ordinator to assist Bruce Grey residents navigate various income supports during the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Thank you to these local businesses and organizations who helped make our Food Hamper Project a success!
And that’s a wrap! Thanks to incredible community assistance and support, we are happy to announce that our Hamper Project for vulnerable seniors and children affected by deep poverty is now complete. We’d like to thank all of our amazing donors, volunteers and the following businesses and organizations who helped
What an amazing community we have! Today, we are packing 600 hampers for vulnerable seniors and children in need.
We are on scene at the Heritage Place Mall in Owen Sound (which is closed due to the pandemic) to pack food hampers for vulnerable seniors and families with children. These hampers will be going to individuals and families who have been identified by local agencies such as New Horizons
“If we set the bar on what we can endure, we will never thrive as a community or an economy. A living wage adds to the economy, building capacity and reducing people’s dependency on support programs. A living wage allows one to live, not just exist.” Francesca Dobbyn, executive director,
Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women in Grey Bruce project is inviting visible minority newcomer and immigrant women to participate in this survey. The results will be used in developing programs to help overcome employment barriers. The survey runs till December 31, 2019. To fill out a questionnaire online, click on the
Owen Sound – August 7 2019 – Francesca Dobbyn, Executive Director of the United Way of Bruce Grey has been selected to participate in United Way’s Leaders Engaged in Accelerated Development (LEAD) program. The LEAD program is United Way’s exclusive engagement and professional development platform designed for high-performing and high-potential
The United Way of Bruce Grey applauds The Sub-metering Council of Ontario decision to ban winter disconnections
February 6 2019 In February of 2017 the Ontario Energy Board instituted a blanket winter disconnection ban for electricity companies. Excluded from the ban were Unit Sub-Metering companies. On Tuesday February 5th, under pressure from a pending Global News story, the Unit Sub-Metering Council instituted its own winter disconnection ban.
Planning to watch the 91st Annual Academy Awards? Want to watch them on the big screen and support a really great cause while you do? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you won’t want to miss the 10th Annual Awards Night at the Movies in support of
On January 17, 2017, Geordie Montgomery had his life saved by an off-duty OPP Constable Katrina Rubinstein-Gilbert She was attending the college basketball game that Montgomery was refereeing. When he suddenly collapsed, Rubinstein-Gilbert quickly sprang into action, used the onsite AED and as a result, the doctors say, she saved