Our goal is to create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our communities.
We improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.
Demonstrate trust, integrity, transparency, inclusivity and respect
Energize and inspire volunteerism and volunteer leadership
Endorse innovation, partnerships and collective action
Provide non-partisan leadership
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.
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)
The charitable business number for United Way is 119260537RR0001.