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
Mother’s Day is more than mothers, it’s grandmothers, it’s aunts, it’s sisters and friends. It’s all the women in our lives that had an impact on who we are today, who we will be tomorrow and who we can be in the future. As a mother, as an aunt, as
TOP 3 TAX SCAM ALERTS Scams and fraudulent schemes are present all year round but most rampant and dangerous during this tax season. The most common tactic scammers employ is the creation of FEAR, anger or excitement! Stirring strong emotions equals fast actions. These con artists aim for vulnerability and
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
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:
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,
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.
Today we are saying goodbye to Jasmine, our Backpack Program Coordinator. 2021 was one busy backpack season and Jasmine took on the task of packing the backpacks (nearly 2000 backpacks so far!!) and the coordination of the volunteers with ease. Our thanks and appreciation go out to Jasmine for everything