The Salvation Army Food Bank in Owen Sound is the largest Food Bank in the region. Alice and her staff work tirelessly to provide for many vulnerable people in Owen Sound and also serve as a hub for distributing excess food to many of the other food banks and meal
During the lockdown, we are spending more time together than if the kids were at school throughout the week. Children are sponges and are learning from watching us. One of the things we are teaching them, purposely or accidentally, is our own beliefs about finances and our personal habits with
Our “Meals to Motels” initiative marks one year of addressing hunger for those sheltering in motels.
It’s been ONE YEAR of the Meals To Motels (M2M) which addresses hunger for our vulnerable population sheltering in motels. In late April 2020, during our weekly Pandemic Emergency Housing & Homelessness meeting, concern was expressed that the people being sheltered in motels were challenged with getting to OSHaRE, to
You can make a positive impact in the life of a local child in need. Right now, over 800 children who are affected by poverty need your help! Our Hope for Our Kids Fund provides vital essential needs including food, clothing, important safety equipment (such as car seats, gates and
During #MentalHealthWeek, we remind you that you matter. Feeling overwhelmed or unable to cope? Feeling lonely or isolated? You are not alone. So many people are feeling exactly the same way as you. The good news is that help exists. If you are needing mental health supports during this time,
Taxes are to be filed by today, April 30th, 2021. If you have missed filing your taxes on time, you can still file…but do so as soon as possible to avoid potential penalties. Here are some things to know: If you owe taxes because of COVID-19 related benefits, the Canada
It’s that time of year when many anticipate the arrival of their tax return? Are you receiving funds this year? If so, why not pause and consider the best use of your money. After all, the funds you will be receiving are not part of your monthly income, so they
You are invited for an hour of music and conversation about healing and the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden with Yolanda Bruno, Violinist.
You are invited for an hour of music and conversation about healing and the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden with Yolanda Bruno, Violinist. Yolanda is passionate about bringing music to the community and has offered this free “Music for Your Blues” concert to celebrate this special local garden which is nearing
During #NationalVolunteerWeek, we pause to thank all of our volunteers who have supported us with their time, energy and efforts. The last 13 months have been like no other we have ever experienced. Sadly, it was our most vulnerable who felt the life-altering brunt of the pandemic, but you, our
Are you feeling like debt is weighing you down? Unable to pay the debts you owe? Struggling and not sure where to turn? The latest MNP Consumer Debt Index found that as much as 53% of Canadians were $200 or less away from not being able to pay their monthly