The United Way of Bruce Grey is proud to welcome Sharon Safra to our team. Sharon will be taking over as our Financial Literacy Coordinator from Caroline Araujo Abbotts who will be leaving shortly on maternity leave. Sharon is a kind, caring and compassionate person who brings with her abundant
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As we learned in our Financial Friday feature last week, our ideas and habits with money develop early in our lives. What did you learn from watching and listening to those around you? What was the best advice you ever received?… And what was the worst? I’ll go first. Worst:
Ready to make some positive changes in your life? Our “Turning Over Stones” brochure includes useful resources on local supports.
Looking to make some positive changes in your life? Our “Turning Over Stones” brochure contains useful information relating to local utility assistance, home repairs and energy programs, financial literacy, support for children and newcomers and more. This resource along with information on our Financial Literacy Program is available online at
There are new pandemic-related changes coming to the Employment Insurance system that took effect Sunday, September 26. This is a list of a few changes. To see all criteria, visit Service Canada at https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei.html. Eligibility In the last year, EI applicants received a one-time top-up of hours to help them qualify.
It’s that time of year again! Our Backpack Program is back for it’s 17th year and we could use your support!
It’s that time of year again! Our Backpack Program is back and we would really appreciate your support! 2021 marks the 17th year for our Backpack Program and over the years, due to the amazing generosity of our donors, we have distributed 28,642 backpacks to children of low income families
You can spread some light and hope by supporting the United Way of Bruce Grey Utility Assistance Program.
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,
Struggling with high energy bills? You may qualify for energy saving upgrades under our United Way Energy Assistance Pilot Project / Energy Affordability Program. Our Pilot Project can help guide you to energy saving programs and supports. We can also provide you with specialized service based on your needs and
During the Province of Ontario Stay-At-Home Order and State of Emergency, we will – Be in the office to receive phone calls, emails and drop-offs. Our office is closed to the public but you may contact us at 519-376-1560 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Be receiving inquiries regarding our Utility
The United Way of Bruce Grey Launches the Food Bruce Grey App with support from NPX and Bruce Power.
Food is integral to our health and well-being. It plays a vital role in nourishing us, connecting with others, and in our celebrations – particularly during the holidays. However, with the rising cost of food and economic pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic many in our community are struggling with hunger
Giving Tuesday is here! Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that happens each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is a day set aside to give back to those in need. It’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and participate