United Way Invests $119,511 in 21 Lunenburg County Programs



United Way Invests $119,511 in 21 Lunenburg County Programs

For our 2018/2019 – Allocation period
The United Way of Lunenburg County invested $119,511 in 21 programs
and operates 7 other programs with no operating costs

 Funded programs that will assist residents of
Lunenburg County
Includes the Towns of Bridgewater, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, The Municipalities of Chester and Lunenburg
211 Information and Referral
Adult Learning Network – Literacy & Skill Building
Art in Action Hub for Youth
Back in the Game Free Skates to Borrow at the LCLC
Back in the Game FREE LCLC Swimming and Skating Passes for Financially Stressed Families (3,000 FREE passes given away each year)
Big Brothers Big Sisters In School Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters Kids and Kops Summer Day Camps (2)
Bikes for Kids” – 370 FREE bikes distributed to date
Free IPhones and Laptops for Vulnerable People
Free IPhones for Nursing Home Music Therapy Programs
Free Recreational Passes for Individuals Living with Low Income and Mental Health Issues
Girl Talk Summer Day Camps (7) offered by Second Story Women’s Centre
Hinchinbrook Farm Horse Boy Camp (1) and Playdates (32) for Autistic Families
Plow it Forward – Rake it Forward – Mow it Forward – Stack it Forward Campaign
Sexual Health Centre Youth Outreach
St. Vincent de Paul Community Outreach
South Shore Safe Communities Senior Safety Coordinator
YMCA Friday Night Youth Zone
YMCA King Street Youth Centre

 Municipality of Chester
Chester Community Wheels
Musical Friends at St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish

 Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Free Beach Bus to Rissers Beach (1 trip in July)
Better Together Family Resource Centre Buccaneer Bay/ Heritage House 4H
P.R.O. Kids (Positive Recreation Opportunities for Kids)
Senior Wheels

 Town of Bridgewater
Free Beach Bus to Rissers Beach (1 trip in July)
Better Together Family Resource Centre 4H – BES 4H After School Club
Bridgewater Outdoor Pool and Free Family Swims
P.R.O. Kids (Positive Recreation Opportunities for Kids)
Senior Wheels

 Town of Mahone Bay
Mahone Bay Outdoor Swimming Pool Free Saturday Swims and Water Polo

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