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We invite you to join us as we remember those lost to overdose. On March 26th from 8 am to 12:30 pm, the United Way, Safe n Sound, the Grey Bruce Health Unit and other partners, will be at the Owen Sound Farmer’s Market to highlight the growing overdose crisis
The “Reconciliation: We are Beautiful Together” Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the completion of the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden has started.
The Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden Project Committee is pleased to announce the launch of Reconciliation: We are Beautiful Together, a campaign to raise awareness and funds for the completion of the Giche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden situated near the site of the original Nawash Village at Kelso Park. The campaign launch
You are invited for an hour of music and conversation about healing and the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden with Yolanda Bruno, Violinist.
You are invited for an hour of music and conversation about healing and the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden with Yolanda Bruno, Violinist. Yolanda is passionate about bringing music to the community and has offered this free “Music for Your Blues” concert to celebrate this special local garden which is nearing
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
On Saturday, Gelja Sheardown, along with local agencies, were shining light on the local opioid crisis. Find out more here.
Saturday, we were at the Owen Sound Farmer’s Market with community partners from Grey Bruce Health Unit and Safe ‘N Sound along with Gelja Shearwood who had lost her husband Barrett Warwick one year ago to a fentanyl overdose. We thank everyone who came by to remember and pay tribute
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
Have you heard about our School Supply Drive in support of our Backpack Program? This program supplies fully stocked backpacks to children of low income families across Bruce and Grey Counties. This year, due to the economical effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are expecting our backpack numbers to be
The deep economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted many in our region and we need your help now more than ever to insure our Backpack Program can adequately serve families in need. Already, we are seeing a large surge in agency requests for backpacks and we are expecting
We are very pleased and honoured to announce that the United Way of Bruce Grey will be receiving a grant of $1667.00 from the YPI Program at St. Mary’s High School in Owen Sound. YPI (Youth and Philanthropy Initiative) is a grade 9 project which encourages young people to advocate