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
If you are one of the many Canadians who received payments from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), you may want to prepare for a harsh reality come tax time. Tax experts are warning that many could be in for a shock. Depending on your yearly income, there is a
Bruce Power and the Nuclear Innovation Institute launches the “All In Ontario Challenge” in support of UWBG programming.
Our friends at Bruce Power and the Nuclear Innovation Institute have launched an incredible online auction event called the “All In Ontario Challenge” as part of their Grey Bruce Huron Strong initiative that supports organizations that serve the most vulnerable. The All In Ontario Challenge supports Grey, Bruce and Huron
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
United Way Bruce Grey is proud to support the important investment of $185 380.70 into our local communities. Organizations who received funding to date: $4 500 – Home and Community Support Services – Virtual Day Away program – supporting technology to enable clients to participate in online programming $5 434.17
Many vulnerable people across Ontario struggle to pay their energy bills each month. We know that when people can’t afford their energy bills, they usually have difficulty making ends meet for other basic needs like rent and food, too. That’s why the United Way of Bruce Grey has partnered locally
During this uncertain time, our Financial Literacy Program Coordinator Caroline Araujo Abbotts reminds us not to wait to to look at our budget and finances. Newmarket Today recently published an article entitled, “Come fall, financial experts expect flood of people with unmanageable debt.” The article highlights that in April there
by: Caroline Araujo Abbotts, Financial Literacy Program Coordinator, United Way of Bruce Grey It is a time of heightened concern and fear. I am nervous about walking down the street and a virus too small to see that may be anywhere. I am worried about the safety of my family’s
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
#FinancialFridays: Have you received CERB payments when you were not eligible or you became ineligible after applying?
Have you received a CERB payment during the Covid pandemic? There are some people who may have applied for and received CERB when they were not eligible or became ineligible after applying. It is important for the public to know that the government is asking those who received CERB in
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