Today we are saying goodbye to Jasmine, our Backpack Program Coordinator. 2021 was one busy backpack season and Jasmine took on the task of packing the backpacks (nearly 2000 backpacks so far!!) and the coordination of the volunteers with ease. Our thanks and appreciation go out to Jasmine for everything
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At the United Way of Bruce Grey, our Backpack Program is in full swing! For over 17 years, our organization has been committed to providing fully stocked backpacks to children of low income families. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have distributed over 28,000 backpacks to children in
Saugeen First Nation has declared a State of Emergency and Crisis due to the rapid spread of Covid-19. Can you help?
On June 30th, Chief Lester Anoquot of Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation declared that his community is now in a state of emergency and crisis due to rising cases of Covid-19. It is suspected that the Delta variant is the cause of the infection spread. A mass vaccination clinic is
It’s that time of year again! Our Backpack Program is back for it’s 17th year and we could use your support!
It’s that time of year again! Our Backpack Program is back and we would really appreciate your support! 2021 marks the 17th year for our Backpack Program and over the years, due to the amazing generosity of our donors, we have distributed 28,642 backpacks to children of low income families
Looking back on our 2020 Backpack Program – our donors were there for our vulnerable kids. We are so #thankful for the support.
Our 2021 Backpack Program will soon be upon us and we are super excited to get started! 2020 marked our 16th year of providing fully stocked backpacks to children in low income families across Bruce and Grey Counties. Last year, during the pandemic, we distributed a record 2,700 backpacks to
Sadly, there have been at least 10 overdose deaths in Grey and Bruce Counties so far in 2021. Here’s what you need to know.
The above OVERDOSE ALERT was posted May 23rd, 2021. To date, in 2021, there have been at least 10 fatal overdoses in Grey and Bruce Counties. The drugs, which are believed to be fentanyl or carfentanil, are very dangerous and potentially lethal. These drugs come in a variety of colours,
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
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
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
Attention Seniors – please join us for a chat with “Mrs. Gardener” as she shares her passion and humour for gardening.
Interested in gardening? On Friday April 16th, at 1:00 – 1:45 p.m., you are invited to phone in to hear Joan Regan, a resident of Tobermory who writes the “Mrs. Gardener” article for each issue of the Tobermory Press Inc. Joan enjoys gardening and has many years of experience to