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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Getting Ahead program is more social than financial success

By Rob Gowan, Sun Times, Owen Sound Friday, April 25, 2014 4:43:20 EDT PM Facilitator Mary Jane Murray In just a few short years, local Getting Ahead programs have helped more than 100 people learn how to better navigate the financial pressures and challenges society has thrown their way. And according to Getting Ahead facilitator Mary … Continue reading Getting Ahead program is more social than financial success

Put Food in the Budget campaign – World Hunger Day on Tuesday May 28

May 31, 2013 The Put Food in the Budget campaign organized a unique event to recognize World Hunger Day on Tuesday May 28. The Put Food in the Budget campaign has learned over the course of our campaign that hundreds of thousands of people are hungry at every stage of life in Ontario because their … Continue reading Put Food in the Budget campaign – World Hunger Day on Tuesday May 28