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Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 04:58 pm | No Comments »

United Way is leading the fight against homelessness in our local communities – bringing influencers together and advocating for supportive services for those in need.

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United Way’s Signy Madden and Wanda Hamilton with Bank of Montreal staff.

On April 26, 2018, United Way rolled out the red carpet with the Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and hosted a jazz-filled, Oscar-inspired evening at the Port Theatre.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 04:43 pm | No Comments »

Harmony, a puppeteer in a Comox Valley program you support, performs shows in elementary schools, educating more than 680 children about mental illness each year. Watch the video here.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 04:32 pm | No Comments »

On Conscious Kindness Day, a nationwide United Way initiative, we invited some of our most loyal and generous donors to an afternoon Tea and Toques event to show our gratitude.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 04:26 pm | No Comments »

Thanks to a meal program you support through United Way donations, Michael (right) is now thriving as a leader.

Monday, June 25, 2018, 12:18 pm | No Comments »

Homelessness has spiked by more than 50% in the Cowichan Valley Regional District, according to a recent survey funded in part by United Way. (Photo credit: David Donnelly/CBC)

Monday, June 25, 2018, 12:14 pm | No Comments »

United Way’s Lindsay McGinn helped organize two health forums in Courtenay over the past year that drew hundreds of people to collaborate and form the valley's first health network. 

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 00:16 am | No Comments »

Women who live in poverty or are homeless often struggle to afford the basic need of monthly feminine hygiene products.

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 07:20 pm | No Comments »

Vancouver Island University employees set a goal to increase their giving to United Way by 10% over what they donated in 2016.

They flew past that goal and raised $50,000 for a 22% increase. Go VIU!

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