United Way of Bruce Grey

Site: United Way of Bruce Grey

Service: COVID-19 Assistance Program (thedo.ca)

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Description (Service) Program to help support local individuals who need help in accessing basic needs while socially isolating. Volunteers are available to assist people with:  
* Grocery delivery to doorstep (pre purchase of groceries is required) 
* Picking up and delivering other items  
* Sharing information  
* Playing a virtual game or offering other socialization to support people who may need a friendly chat during this time  
* Possibly other needs as they arise if not otherwise available or affordable in the community 
Please note, all items to be picked up and dropped off must be pre purcahsed as volunteers will not be going into any stores or doing any shopping.
Service Details
Public Comments As of March 16, 2020, the United Way of Bruce Grey has temporarily closed its offices to the public until further notice. Please call or email for assistance.
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility For Delivery/Pick-up: Seniors * Individuals with mobility challenges or disabilities * those without resources to access grocery or other delivery services * Those who are self-isolating and cannot afford other delivery services * Referral to closest food bank is first step 
For Friendly Interaction: No restrictions
Application To apply over the phone dial 2-1-1 * To apply online visit the website and fill in the form to either volunteer, donate or request resources
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
380 9th St E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 1P1
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Intersection 9th St E and 4th Ave E
Physical Access Not Accessible - No elevator * Ring bell at front door and staff will come downstairs
Contact information
Office Phone To Apply for Program: 2-1-1 * Other inquiries: 519-376-1560
E-Mail thedo@unitedwaybg.com
Website www.thedo.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/unitedwaybrucegrey
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/weRpossibility
Primary Contact Misty, The Do Coordinator
Alternate Contact Heather Anderson, Communications & Fundraising Co-ordinator, United Way of Bruce Grey; Email: comms@unitedwaybg.com
Primary Executive Francesca Dobbyn, Executive Director; Email: execdir@unitedwaybg.com
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