Happy Pi Day! On behalf of Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort, Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce and the United Way of Bruce Grey, we want to thank everyone who participated in our Pi/Pie Day Celebration. Thanks to all of you, over $3000 was raised to serve the vulnerable
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Valentine’s Day and Family Day are just around the corner. With visiting restrictions in place, many seniors in long term care will be missing their family and friends on these special occasions. If you are looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community, we invite you to
It’s amazing what can happen when a community comes together in the common cause of caring. When you donate to the United Way of Bruce Grey Community Fund, you are making a direct difference to a neighbour in need. Your financial support will spread hope and will provide a chance
Our thanks go out to all the gifted hands who crafted these beautiful cloth bags as part of our Homelessness Hampers.
When we put out the call to the Bluewater Quilters that we needed 230 cloth bags for a dish set in our Homelessness Hamper Kits – the talented group of individuals embraced the project and quickly provided us with these beautiful bags. The project has now expanded and St. Andrew’s
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
2020 is about to be behind us (whew!) but what is most clear is that this is one year that will be prominent in our minds for many years to come. Covid-19 has not been kind to our most vulnerable. Low income families and individuals, isolated seniors, the homeless and
Giving Tuesday is happening this year on Tuesday, December 1st and due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s looking much different this year. In past years, we ran our “Brown Bag Challenge” and the idea around this was that folks that wanted to give back to their community could donate what
Tuesday, October 27th is #DressPurple Day. Please join us by wearing purple in support of vulnerable children, youth and families.
This Tuesday, October 27th is #DressPurpleDay. This is a province-wide day that raises awareness about the important role that individuals and communities play in supporting vulnerable children, youth and families. This year, the campaign is more important than ever as the Covid-19 pandemic has created additional stressors for families across
Together, we can help make local issues like poverty, mental health, homelessness, hunger, domestic violence and social isolation – #UNIGNORABLE. At the United Way of Bruce Grey, we are committed to doing our part to help combat the toughest of social issues. We are working hard to improve lives locally
The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to affect vulnerable individuals and families across Bruce and Grey Counties. We are committed to helping those who are struggling with poverty throughout the pandemic and always. If you would like to make a difference to someone in need, we would greatly appreciate