2020 has finally ended and we made it… although many of us have been hard hit financially by COVID-19 and the far-reaching impacts of it! It is still not too late to look back and plan for moving forward. I like to set ‘SMART’ goals that I can work towards
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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 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
Happy holidays! This will be a different Christmas for us all but we hope the season brings you joy and happiness. If you need assistance and referrals to local community and social programs, please call 211. 211 is free, available 24/7 and is completely confidential. For year end donations, our
Canada’s most populace province, Ontario, has the highest numbers of households struggling with energy poverty (1.1 M households). Households that spend more than 6% of their after-tax householdincome on home energy services (or roughly twice the nationalmedian) have high home energy cost burdens, and are said to beexperiencing energy poverty.
As 2020 wraps up (pun intended!), it is also a good time to look forward to tax season. This is going to be a different tax season for many people as they navigate the changes in their income and how that impacts their taxes. For those who applied for COVID-19
Credit and debt are financial tools. Like any tool, what matters is how, when, and why we use it. It is important to be conscious of our habits and behaviours when we consider using credit and taking on debt. This week we are going to talk about the role debt
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