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Online auction begins in 1 week

Mark your calendar for July 25th when our online auction in support of the Gord Brown Memorial Golf Tournament will begin.  There is a bunch of sports memorabilia, gift certificates, furniture and much more up for grabs.  There will be a button on the main page of this website leading you to the auction site, as well as links on facebook posts.

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United Way awards bursaries to 4 students

United Way proudly presented 4 deserving students with The Student Leaders of our Community Award (SLCA).  The goal of the SLCA is to encourage ambitious high school students to be active in leadership roles throughout their community demonstrated through a dedication to volunteerism.

The following students were presented the award at their graduation ceremonies in June:

Paige Keller, TISS

Alyssa Bonner, NGDHS

Adam Miller, TISS

Logan Whyte, BCI

 

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New! Summer Fun Raffle

We're hosting a Summer Fun raffle where someone will win $1,000 cash near the end of summer. See the poster for more details. Call United Way if you're looking for a place to purchase tickets. 613-343-8889.

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Air Canada raffle is back! Where will you go if you win?

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Gord Brown Memorial Golf Tournament

We're still taking registrations for this golf tournament. Please sign on to be a part of this great event. We've got amazing prizes - including a trip for 2 to Hawaii for the lucky person who shoots a hole in one during the event.  Please contact Christine for more information or to sign up today.  Keep up to date with our sponsors as we add them on our events page.

 

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AGM Follow Up Meeting

An AGM follow-up meeting on Bylaw Changes will be held on July 4, 2019 at the Brockville Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

Donors who are interested in attending, please contact our office at 613-342-8889 or at info@uwlg.org.

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Office closed for Canada Day

Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, July 1st in observance of Canada Day. Have a safe holiday weekend!

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Procter & Gamble Day of Caring

Thank you so much to this amazing crew who worked hard in our offices yesterday.  The team painted our 2nd floor and cleaned the carpets upstairs too.  We are so appreciative of your work at our office and in our community!

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Volunteers needed!

A message from our Volunteer Coordinator:

Good Afternoon! I'm the Volunteer Coordinator for United Way Leeds and Grenville. We are looking for a number of volunteers with a lot of fun events coming your way.
On August 4th the ever popular Automotion is being held at Blockhouse Island. The following is a schedule and we are looking for volunteers to fill these spots please. It's a great opportunity for grade 9-12 students to earn some volunteer hours. All are most appreciated.
The following is schedule for selling tickets at the entrance to Blockhouse.

8:30-11:00am 10 people
11:00-1:30pm 10 people 
1:30-3:30 PM 10 people

We are also looking for 2 volunteers for each time slot, to sell 50/50 tickets for Automotion. We are looking for 2 volunteers for each time slot as well, to Sell Air Canada and Summer Fun Raffle Tickets on behalf of United Way. The ticket sellers for both of these must be 19 years of age please. 
I look forward to hearing from anyone wanting to help our beautiful community, by supporting such a worthy cause. Please email me, and give me a time you are available to help out. It's going to be a great event again this year.Thanks everyone! Brenda

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Youth to Youth board awards grants

The United Way Leeds & Grenville’s Youth to Youth Board is pleased to announce the successful recipients of the 2019 Y2Y Program Grants.

The Youth to Youth Board awards annual grants through a comprehensive application and allocation process. Youth leaders fundraise and carefully decide on where those funds will be invested to make the greatest positive impact on youth in our community. There were ten (10) worthy applications. The 2019 Y2Y Program Grants recipients are: Township of Rideau Lakes, Brockville Public Library, Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence Rideau and Every Kid in Our Community. Congratulations to all.

  

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Free Workshop: Excellence in Board Governance

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email is down, Thursday, June 13th

A quick note that our emails are down today.  We're hoping to be up and running again soon. In the meantime, you can call us at (613)342-8889 if you need to get hold of us.

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