Putting a spotlight on poverty

United Way of Bruce Grey and the Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force wants to put a spotlight on poverty in our community. Basic needs are increasingly out of reach for people living on low-income, and people with insufficient income face impossible choices every single day. For people living with disabilities, further barriers related to employment, … Continue reading Putting a spotlight on poverty

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Common threads in stories about being poor

By Scott Dunn, Sun Times, Owen Sound Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:37:06 EDT PM Darryle Latendress Diners at the Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort soup kitchen one night recently discussed what life is like being poor. Ivan Farrow moved back to Owen Sound a few years ago from Orillia after 19 years. He lives with … Continue reading Common threads in stories about being poor