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United Way awards bursaries to 5 students

United Way Board and Staff were pleased to present these bursaries during graduation ceremonies across the counties last week. Please congratulate these students who were each recipients of a United Way bursary for a commitment to volunteerism.

Kaitlyn Beach - TISS

Hannah Doyle - St. Mary

Peyton Horning - St. Michael

Lauren McKibbin - NGDHS

Sarah McKibbin - NGDHS

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United Way Board and Staff were pleased to present bursaries at graduation ceremonies across the counties last week. Please congratulate these students who were each recipients of a United Way bursary for a commitment to volunteerism.

Kaitlyn Beach - TISS

Hannah Doyle - St. Mary

Peyton Horning - St. Michael

Lauren McKibbin - NGDHS

Sarah McKibbin - NGDHS

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United Way bursary recipients announced

United Way Board and Staff were pleased to hand out the following bursaries last week during graduation ceremonies across the counties.

Please congratulate these students who were each awarded a United Way bursary for a commitment to volunteerism.

Kaitlyn Beach - TISS

Hannah Doyle - St. Mary

Peyton Horning - St. Michael

Lauren McKibbin - NGDHS

Sarah McKibbin - NGDHS

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United Way announces new event!

Please join us on September 16th for Tastes & Sounds - Senses-ational Leeds & Grenville. The event is being held at the Windmill Brewery from 1:30-5:30pm and tickets are $150.

Be a part of Leeds & Grenville's best Garden Party! You can join corporate and community leaders at an exclusive event where you will sample culinary creations and delicious beverages from the area's finest restaurants, specialty food producers, wineries, distilleries and breweries. You will enjoy live entertainment while mingling at the King's Lock Distillery & Windmill Brewery in Johnstown, Ontario, overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

There will be exciting live auction and silent auction items - many one-of-a-kind items and experiences plus we will have a raffle for 2 tickets anywhere Air Canada flies!!

You will enjoy live music from many of our very own stars in Leeds & Grenville.

Best of all, you will be supporting local social needs programs. All proceeds go to the United Way Leeds & Grenville to support programs right here!

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Holiday closure

Please note that our office will be closed Monday, July 2 in lieu of the Canada Day holiday. Business hours resume as usual, Tuesday, July 3 at 8am.

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Our 2017 Annual Report & Audited Financials are now available

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FCSLLG Golf Tournament Fundraiser for United Way

Sign up for the golf tournament here.

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Looking for new Board Members

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Please join us for our AGM

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UWLG Bursary for high school students

In 2015, the United Way Leeds & Grenville was able to dedicate a portion of funds to supporting students in the local area who have demonstrated an active commitment to volunteerism.

The goal of the Student Leaders of our Community Award (SLCA) is to encourage ambitious high school students to be active in leadership roles throughout their community demonstrated through a dedication to volunteerism.

The Award

If you are a successful candidate of the SLCA, you will be awarded $500. There are four (4) awards available. Two (2) from each school board.

Who is Eligible?

Bursaries are made to individuals who meet the following criteria:

•             Student (including mature student) will be graduating from a secondary school in Leeds & Grenville (any schools belonging to the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) and the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO))

•             Student has been accepted into a post-secondary program

•             Student has demonstrated significant volunteer involvement in his/her community

•             Student demonstrates financial need

Application Requirements

Completion of the application in full is a requirement in order to be considered. Proof of post-secondary acceptance is also necessary supporting documentation that must accompany the application.

Application Process

All materials must be submitted to your school principal and received by no later than Friday, June 1, 2018. Please ensure your application is submitted in full. A pre-review will take place, at which time principals will pass along their recommendations to the United Way Leeds & Grenville bursary panel. Two successful candidates will be selected from the UCDSB and another two from the CDSBEO.

Download the registration form.

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Parents for Children's Mental Health Brockville Chapter

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FCSLLG Golf Tournament Fundraiser for United Way

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