Thank an Educator- Holiday Edition

Are you searching for a meaningful holiday gift for that special educator who has made a big impact in your life? Look no further than United Way Bruce Grey’s Thank an Educator Campaign- Holiday Edition. With just a $20 donation, you can sponsor a fully stocked backpack in honor of a teacher, education assistant, or early childcare worker, all while supporting our Backpack Program.

Our Backpack Program has been extremely successful in reducing classroom bullying by ensuring that every child begins school with the essential supplies they need to flourish, regardless of their family’s financial situation. Over the past 19 years, we have distributed 35,278 backpacks to low-income students in Bruce and Grey counties.

To purchase your Thank an Educator certificate, the process is simple. Visit our website at, give us a call at 519-376-1560, or stop by our conveniently located office at 380 9th Street East in Owen Sound. You have the option to have your educator notified of the donation via email, or you can print the certificate yourself and personally deliver it. If you don’t have a printer, don’t worry, we’re happy to provide you with the certificate at our office!

Join us in showing appreciation for the amazing teachers in our community and making a positive impact on the lives of local students. Be a part of our Thank an Educator Campaign- Holiday Edition today!