UW Puts its Resources to Work



UW Puts its Resources to Work

For our 2018/2019 – Allocation period
The United Way of Lunenburg County invested $119,511 in 21 programs

 Funded programs 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
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)
“Bikes for Kids” – 400 FREE bikes  distributed to date
Big Brothers Big Sisters In School Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters Kids and Kops Summer Day Camps (2)
Free iPhone’s and Laptops for Vulnerable People
Free iPhone’s for Nursing Home Music Therapy Programs
Free Recreation Passes for Individuals Living with Low Income & Mental Health Issues
Girl Talk Summer Day Camps (7) Offered by Second Story Women’s Centre
Hinchinbrook Farm Horse Boy Camps (1) and Play-dates (32) for Autistic Families
Plow it Forward – Rake it Forward – Mow it Forward – Stack it Forward Campaign
Sexual Health Centre Community 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 Wheel’s
Musical Friends at St. Stephens Anglican Parish

Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Free Beach Bus to Rissers Beach (July 14)
P.R.O. Kids (Positive Recreation Opportunities for Kids)
Senior Wheels
South Shore Family Resource Centre Buccaneer Bay/ Heritage House 4H

Town of Bridgewater
Free Beach Bus to Rissers Beach (July 14) 
Bridgewater Outdoor Pool
P.R.O. Kids (Positive Recreation Opportunities for Kids)
Senior Wheels
South Shore Family Resource Centre 4H – BES School 

Town of Mahone Bay
Mahone Bay Swimming Pool Free Saturday Swims

Programs that benefit residents of Region of Queens Municipality
211 Information and Referral
Big Brothers Big Sisters In School Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters Kids and Kops Summer Day Camps (2)
Girl Talk Summer Day Camps (7) Offered by Second Story Women’s Centre

Helping Hands Community Engagement Project (Caledonia)
Hinchinbrook Farm Volunteer Training
Plow it Forward – Rake it Forward – Mow it Forward – Stack it Forward Campaign
YMCA Friday Night Youth Zone

Previously purchased Community Assets
that are still providing benefits to our community
Harbour House Community Outreach Material
Buster the Bus School Bus Safety Program

Dance Dance Revolution High School Recreation Program
Bonny Lea Farm Industrial Shredders (2)
ARK Crew Cab Truck Purchase

New Hope Playing Surface in Western Shore
Chester Community Wheels Bus
North River Recreational Concrete Pad
Riverport and District Community Room Furnishings
Commercial Toasters for Lunenburg County High Schools
New Ross School Community Recreational Facility
South Shore Scouts Start Up Kits
Fox Point Community Centre Upgrade
Chronic Disease Management Program at South Shore Regional Hospital
Lunenburg County Sexual Health Centre Education Support Program (SHIFT)
Chester Heritage Society Community Labyrinth
Active Energized & Empowered for 55 + Recreational Equipment
Bonnie Lea Farm Ground Maintenance Training Riding Mower
Pinegrove Outdoor Play Association Community Park
Through the Years Community Centre and Day Care Specialized Recreational Equipment
Voglers Cove Community Centre Equipment Purchase
Voglers Cove Community Centre Library
Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre – Aquatics for All Adaptive Devices
Freeman House Community Kitchen
VON Breakaway Adult Day Program Pilot in New Ross
VON Breakaway Adult Day Program Pilot in Bridgewater

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