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Holiday Fundraising Raffle!

Help us help kids read! Enter our raffle for a chance to win one of these great prizes:

Logo of Food Basics grocery chain 1st Prize– $500 Food Basics gift card

Logo of Crabby Joe's restaurant chain
2nd Prize– $125 Crabby Joe’s meal vouchers
Larks Beeswax Logo 3rd Prize– $50 Larks Luxury Beeswax Candles gift basket


  • Tickets: $5 each or 3 for $10.
  • Available in Hanover at Crabby Joe’s, Holst Office Products, and the South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy Council office. Also find us on the weekends in the lobby of the Hanover Food Basics.
  • Available at the Owen Sound Farmers’ Market Saturday December 7th.
  • Draw date: Monday, December 16, 2013 @ SGBYLC office.
  • You do not need to be present to win!

Raffle License Number: M737609, Maximum Number of Tickets: 700, Odds of winning depend on number of tickets sold.

December is a Great Time for Giving

Photo of stack of books wrapped with a ribbon and bow with a blue piggy bank on top.
Give a meaningful gift this season with a donation or an ongoing pledge in the name of a loved one. With your gift, the SGBYLC will send an acknowledgement on your behalf. Your donation is an investment towards the education of Grey Bruce youth!

Head to our Donation page for more information on how you can give.

December 3rd is Giving Tuesday, a movement to promote awareness for charities across Canada. In association with this event, the Acxsys Corporation (the thoughtful group involved with Interac) will be sponsoring an Online Donation Matching Program. They will match any donation (up to $25 each) made on December 3rd, 2013 via Interac online (available on our Canada Helps page).

All donations are gratefully appreciated. Volunteers are always welcome!

Office Closed, Nov 25th-30th

We would like to inform you that our hard working co-coordinator will be away next week. Our office will therefore be closed from Monday, Nov. 25th to Saturday, Nov. 30th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding. Normal hours will resume on December 1st.

Youth Writing Contest Winners Announced

We’re pleased to announce the following winners in the 6th Annual Poetry and Short Story Writing Contest for Youth:

Abby Shields, Gr 5, Elgin Market Public School, Kincardine, Mme Wilson
Julianna Rutledge, Gr 4, Elgin Market Public School, Kincardine, Mme Wilson
Paige France, Gr 6, Holy Family School, Hanover
Bree Racicot, Gr 8, Edge Hill Country School, Durham, Lise Gunby
Tessie Bainborough, Gr 8, Edge Hill Country School, Durham, Lise Gunby


Read Their Poems and Stories!