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
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Light and heat…they are two of the most basic human needs we need to survive and to feel content and happy. For far too many however, having electricity and heat is a struggle to achieve and maintain. When you donate to the United Way of Bruce Grey’s Utility Assistance Program,
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
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
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
The holidays are just around the corner and if you are looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community, we invite you to consider sending a greeting card to a resident living in long term care. As the pandemic continues to impact those living in local nursing
Today, in support of #DressPurpleDay, we wear purple in support of vulnerable children, youth & families.
At the United Way of Bruce Grey, we believe that children have the right to be all that they can be and all should have the opportunity to live a life full of promise and possibility. That is why today, on #DressPurpleDay, we are all wearing purple to show our
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
Heat and light…both are two of the most basic human needs we need to survive and to feel content and happy. For far too many, heat and light is a struggle to achieve and maintain. When you donate to the United Way of Bruce Grey’s Utility Relief Program, you not
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