We are very pleased to announce the return of our Financial Literacy Program and the hiring of Caroline Araujo Abbots as the Program Coordinator. The program is free and offers a variety of services including basic budgeting, income advice, referrals to programs that decrease living costs, some credit counselling and
The Covid-19 pandemic has been tough on the finances of many. If you are looking for budgeting ideas to help get you through these unprecedented times, we have a workshop just for you. On August 24th at 10 am, our Financial Literacy Program Coordinator Caroline Araujo Abbotts will be co-hosting
The UWBG is concerned about human trafficking in Bruce Grey and offers resources for victims and those who care about them.
At the United Way of Bruce Grey, we are concerned that human trafficking exists in our region. Most of all, we care about the victims whose lives have been impacted from this crime that often exists in secret and silence. We have compiled a list of resources for both victims
Looking for a way to support those affected by homelessness in our area? Teen Packs such as these sold by Shopper’s Drug Mart and other retailers have a great selection of items that would be appreciated by those who have so little. We invite you to drop off Teen Packs
The Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women in Grey Bruce Project is hosting a series of informative webinars geared towards local employers. The first webinar looks at “Creating A Diverse and Inclusive Workplace” and is happening Thursday, August 13th at 10 am. Experts from the Middle East Studies Program, Leads Employment
The “All In Ontario Challenge” has some AMAZING prizes to offer – all in support of local United Way programming.
GBHStrong has launched the All In Ontario Challenge, an incredible auction event created to support local charities in Grey, Bruce, Perth & Huron counties. In collaboration with the United Way (Bruce Grey and Perth-Huron Chapters), Bruce Power, the Nuclear Innovation Institute and NPX have come together to kick off this
Food Security Co-ordinator Full time contract position: August 17 to March 31st 2021, Wage rate: $25 hr, 37.5 hr/week, 32 weeks The United Way of Bruce Grey has received a grant to hire a full time Food Security Co-ordinator with a goal of improving food security throughout the region by
The United Way of Bruce Grey reminds the public that the electricity and natural gas disconnection ban expires this Friday, July 31st.
This is a reminder that the disconnection ban currently in place for electricity and natural gas customers will expire on Friday, July 31st. If you are behind on your utility bills after this date, your energy provider can begin to take steps to disconnect you from your service unless you
Yesterday, in honour of our 22nd Anniversary, we challenged our friends and supporters to help us mark the occasion and celebrate by donating $22 to our Backpack Program. Many of you rose to the challenge and we thank you all. We really appreciate your support! We also challenged our Backpack
Are you receiving financial support from the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)? Have you also received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)? If so, CERB payments can affect your ODSP payment the month after any month in which you received the CERB. Income from CERB is treated similarly to how