With increasing inflation and soaring food and gas costs, many people are struggling these days and putting food on the table is a common challenge these days. Plain and simple, grocery just don’t go as far. As part of our #FinancialFridays series, we are sharing a recent article in The
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At the United Way of Bruce Grey, food security is very important to us. As rising inflation and effects of the pandemic continue to impact those locally, we continue to monitor and dedicate support to local organizations that serve our vulnerable. This infographic details 2021 data from: – Food Rescue
Pillar Awards – We are proud to be a finalist in the category of Community Innovation for our Food Bruce Grey App.
So proud to be a Pillar Award finalist in the category of “Community Innovation” for the development of our Food Bruce Grey App that we developed alongside local tech company NPX with the support of Bruce Power and the Community Foundation Grey Bruce. This app looks at trends for food
For many, the time around Thanksgiving is a time to ponder all that we are thankful for but it can also be a time to give back to our community and those who are less fortunate. Donating funds or food items to a local food bank or community meal program
The numbers are in! Thanks to you and our incredible community partners, over 9,284 meals have been provided to homeless individuals, couples and families sheltering in hotels during the Covid-19 pandemic. The highest number of meals served was in January 2021 with a record of 1,202 meals. About the Meals
“No child should be hungry at school.” Learn more about the Ontario Student Nutrition Program Grey Bruce here.
“No child should be hungry at school.” That is the motto of the Ontario Student Nutrition Program – Grey-Bruce (OSNP) who believe in a universal nutrition program that is available to all students who are hungry. There are many reasons why children and youth arrive at school without eating breakfast
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
Over 7200 meals have been delivered to those affected by homelessness through the Meals to Motels Program. Learn more here.
The numbers are in! Thanks to you and our incredible community partners, over 7200 meals have been provided to homeless individuals, couples and families sheltering in hotels during the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the highest number of meals stood at 912 during the month of June. In January, 2021 however,
Food. It’s our true basic need. It nourishes us and comforts us and is a celebration in itself. The pandemic has brought the issues of hunger and food insecurity into the forefront. Far too many are struggling and far too many have to make the decision of paying their utility
The numbers are in! 6003 meals have been delivered to local homeless individuals, couples and families.
The numbers are in! Thanks to you and our incredible community partners, 6003 meals have been provided to homeless individuals, couples and families sheltering in hotels during the pandemic in 2020. When Covid-19 arrived in our region, local agencies quickly identified the effect that the pandemic was having on our