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
When Covid-19 arrived, we were faced with vast lifestyle changes that translated into more online interactions such as working from home, online banking, virtual shopping, communicating with friends and family and more. Unfortunately, scammers and fraudsters are also very active during the pandemic and we need to be extra vigilant
Canadian seniors across the country are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. Physical distancing is weighing heavily on those who are separated from their families, and rely on help to get groceries and other essential items. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced earlier this week that seniors
Our 2020 Backpack Program is back and in full swing! We are organizing our supplies and we are ready to start packing! We are pleased to announce that Sarah Raynsford has returned as our Backpack Program Coordinator. That makes 3 years in a row and we are thrilled to have
Today, we are pleased to announce that Northern Credit Union, which are represented locally with locations in Chesley, Durham, Elmwood and Holstein, have launched a campaign called True North Stronger Fund which supports efforts by United Ways in their surrounding communities during the pandemic. We are so thankful for the
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 well.
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
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