Our Annual Starlight Film Festival Fundraiser is on October 28, 2016
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United Way Cowichan Joins Forces with United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island, creating a larger Regional Model
Thank you to your generous support, United Way is funding 83 programs and projects to help improve lives in our region. Click here for the full list of 2016-2017 Community Partners
United Way is preparing to bring bc211 to Vancouver Island
Together, We Are Possibility.
THANK YOU. Your donations change lives.
You can securely donate anytime to United Way's Community Fund by clicking on the big blue button at the top of this page. Don't forget to share your contact information with us so that we can let you know how your donation makes a difference in your community. Please note: If you check "Anonymous" when you donate through CanadaHelps, we will not receive your contact information and we will not be able to let you know all the incredible work your donation is doing in your community.
Your donation stays local!
This year, your donations are helping thousands of people in Cowichan, Central Island, Comox Valley and Campbell River.
Watch our 2016 We Are Possibility Campaign Video to see how your donation makes a difference in the lives of
Read real stories about the lives you've helped to change.
Like Trish, who lost her job, had to declare bankruptcy, became depressed then suicidal because she couldn't bear to face another day. Thankfully, Trish managed to access free counselling funded by your donations that not only saved her life but transformed it.
United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island serves the Cowichan, Central Island (Ladysmith, Gabriola, Nanaimo, Parksville-Qualicum, Port Alberni and the West Coast), Comox Valley, Campbell River and Mt. Waddington regions.
United Way is directly involved in major issues that impact our community:
From Poverty to Possibility
All That Kids Can Be
Healthy People, Strong Communities
Homelessness Partnering Strategy
Early Childhood Development (Success By 6)
Seniors (Better at Home)