Wellington County Gets $750,000 to Help the Most Vulnerable Through Pandemic

One of the biggest issues with a stay-at-home order is that you have to have a home to stay at. For that reason, the Government of Canada announced last month that they were offering $157.5 million in funding to address the needs of the homeless during the COVID-19 crisis, and the County of Wellington will be getting $720,000 of that money to look after the short-term needs of our area’s most vulnerable. Continue reading “Wellington County Gets $750,000 to Help the Most Vulnerable Through Pandemic”

United Way Campaigner Shayani Takes the Helm of the Guelph Chamber

The Guelph Chamber of Commerce has announced its new President and Chief Executive Officer, and it’s a face that’s familiar to Guelph’s charitable pursuits and the non-profit sector. Shakiba Shayani¬† will be the new head of the Chamber effective September 9. Continue reading “United Way Campaigner Shayani Takes the Helm of the Guelph Chamber”

GUELPH POLITICAST #102 – Emma Rogers, United Way Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin

Now that Halloween is finally out of the way, we can focus on the holiday that really matters: Black Friday! Kidding aside, retailers across town are eager to begin the busy Christmas shopping period, but the holiday season is supposed to be about more than just spending, it’s also supposed to be about giving. To that end, efforts are already underway at the United Way. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #102 – Emma Rogers, United Way Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin”