On June 28th, Bounce 92.3 will be collecting feminine hygiene products at Both Shoppers Drug Marts in Owen Sound, Shopper Drug Mart in Hanover and Kristin’s Pharmacy in Southampton. The donated products will be distributed by to those in need in those communities! (Drop off bins are now set up
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It’s that time of the year again! Our Backpack Program is back and we would really appreciate your support. 2022 marks the 18th year for our Backpack Program and over the years, due to the amazing generosity of our donors, we have distributed over 30,000 backpacks to children of low
Today is International Women’s Day. Today we ask you to consider that the right for all who menstruate to do so safely and with dignity is an equity issue. A recent study by It’s Personal Period:• almost 1/2 of menstruators in Grey Bruce have experienced period poverty,• 1 in every
Today, we are so happy (and extremely thankful) to share a story about Joan Zapf. Her caring generosity will make a big difference to local children in need.
Today, we are so happy (and extremely thankful) to share a story about Joan Zapf. Joan was a local woman who believed in giving back to her community and especially helping children in need. Unfortunately, Joan recently passed away but previous to her death, she purchased close to 100 children’s
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
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