Today, we’re spotlighting the Walkerton & District Food Bank and the great work they are doing to serve those in need in the region. The Walkerton & District Food Bank first opened it’s doors back in 1991 as a “temporary measure.” Thirty years later, the need to provide for the
The United Way, Owen Sound Police Services and Bruce Power want you to “Catch them all” at their fun, family event!
On Saturday, March 6th from 11 am to 3 pm, the United Way and OSPS will be at Harrison Park to celebrate the March 2021 Pokémon Go Community Day. “There is a significantly large group of players in the region and Owen Sound’s Harrison Park has the capacity to provider
Period Poverty is real. With 25% of Canadian women struggling to pay for feminine hygiene products for themselves and their dependents, this is a topic that deserves some attention. Hygiene products are expensive and many women go without food and other necessities in order to afford these products. Not being
#FinancialFridays: Free Income Tax Filing Services are available to those who meet income guidelines. Learn more here.
Free Income Tax Filing Services Still Operating Under COVID-19 Conditions in Bruce and Grey Counties. This year, under COVID-19 conditions, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is changing how it provides free services. Most local organizations in Grey Bruce will be offering drop-off/pickup, virtual or phone services. Across both
Thank you to everyone who supported our #BeKindAlways Pink Shirt Day! What a difference you have made!
A big thank you goes out to everyone who supported #PinkShirtDay by purchasing a #BeKindAlways Pink Shirt in support of local bullying initiatives! For anyone who has been bullied or know someone who has, they will know that bullying can have lifelong effects that can affect one’s mental health and
Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Unknown to many, human trafficking occurs right here in Bruce and Grey Counties. At the United Way of Bruce Grey, we care about the victims whose lives have been impacted from this crime that often exists in secret and silence. We have compiled
#FinancialFridays: Credit – it can help build your dreams and it can come down like a hammer. Learn more here.
Credit is like a hammer; it can help build our dreams or it can leave us in ruins – it’s all in how we use it. What a wonderful feeling to have that envelope at the door shouting “Congratulations, you’ve been approved for a $10,000.00 loan!”. We all love to
Sadly, just 1 in 4 Canadians who are hungry ask for help. At the United Way of Bruce Grey, addressing the social stigma of food insecurity is very important to us. Locally, we see that food insecurity is linked to poverty and a lack of affordable housing. Food insecurity means
Exciting News!! We send out our “Congratulations” to The Meeting Place – Tobermory for becoming a “Good Food Organization!” The organization has joined a Canada-wide network that uses healthy food as a tool towards social change. This is indeed something worth celebrating! The Meeting Place offers community programs that bring
Exciting News! The Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden Project has announced that Manitoulin Island artist and fabricator – Kathryn Corbiere has been selected to create a grandmother sturgeon sculpture.
Some exciting news to share! Recently, the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden Project announced that Manitoulin Island artist and fabricator – Kathryn Corbiere has been selected to create the grandmother sturgeon sculpture at the Reconciliation Garden located in Kelso Beach Park in Owen Sound. Kathryn, an Anishinaabe-kwe artist from M’Chigeeng First