Hunger Awareness Week May 4-10, 2014

A variety of activities have been organized to highlight the issue of Hunger in our community. Upcoming ... The Salvation Army and Family Services and O-Share  

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty_17 October 2013

Thursday the 17th October, we will mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the theme of which for 2013 is: Working together towards a world without discrimination: building on the experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty. Sharon O'Shea (UNICEF) asks us to think about this theme and what it means practically; we must … Continue reading International Day for the Eradication of Poverty_17 October 2013

Welcoming Communities Forum 2 coming up on Nov 8

7 October 2013 The May Welcoming Communities Forum was a great success, and thanks again to everyone who made it happen. Over the summer Joan and Colleen have continued to research and follow up on the recommendations from the May Forum: ·      Contact with Citizenship and Immigration Canada to discuss potential funding, Pathways to Prosperity, an alliance … Continue reading Welcoming Communities Forum 2 coming up on Nov 8

Safe N’Sound Camp Out Fundraiser _Update

18 October 2013 CHANGE IN VENUE: ALL EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE AT The Space. 7 October 2013 Safe N Sound is carrying out a pledge campaign to raise much needed money to support our work with the homeless and impoverished in our community. We are in the community collecting pledges, and inviting others to join … Continue reading Safe N’Sound Camp Out Fundraiser _Update

Salvation Army set to launch food drive

By Rob Gowan, Sun Times, Owen Sound Wednesday, October 2, 2013 3:07:53 EDT PM Consistently high demand has the Owen Sound Salvation Army Food Bank hoping for a strong Thanksgiving Food Drive. "We are certainly at the lowest point we have ever seen our food shelves at," said Alice Wannan, the Owen Sound Salvation Army's community … Continue reading Salvation Army set to launch food drive

Rally Monday in support of transit terminal

By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound Friday, September 27, 2013 1:06:13 EDT PM Just hours before Owen Sound’s bus terminal is to be closed for good, people plan to gather outside of the building to call on city council to keep it open. The United Way of Bruce Grey decided to organize a “Don’t Kill … Continue reading Rally Monday in support of transit terminal

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) opening new site in Grey Bruce – Tuesday, Sept. 24 2013

On behalf of the South West LHIN, Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) and Aboriginal/First Nation Community Partners, people are invited to the Grand Opening  of the new SOAHAC Site in Owen Sound and the health outreach team to the Grey/Bruce/Owen Sound area. SOAHAC Grand Opening flyer with directions

FROM CONFUSION TO INCLUSION: A WRITE-IN CELEBRATING MENTAL DIVERSITY

On Saturday, August 31st, join poet and activist Richard-Yves Sitoski as he conducts a four-hour write-in inside the front window of the Ginger Press Café and Bookshop in Owen Sound (848 2nd Ave East).  From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. he will compose poems based on suggestions from patrons and passersby, take requests to recite … Continue reading FROM CONFUSION TO INCLUSION: A WRITE-IN CELEBRATING MENTAL DIVERSITY

Bruce County and CMHC invitation to “Housing Choices for All” – 24 October 2013 – Kincardine

SAVE THE DATE! In partnership, Bruce County and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation invite you to join them to celebrate National Housing Day at a community forum to celebrate partnerships, showcase success stories and highlight innovative housing solutions. Thursday, October 24th, 2013 8:30am - 1:00pm Kincardine Pavilion, 156 Durham Street, Kincardine Registration details and agenda … Continue reading Bruce County and CMHC invitation to “Housing Choices for All” – 24 October 2013 – Kincardine