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October is United Way Month! 



United Way Campaign season is from September to December, however, we fundraise year-round. 

Celebrate United Way with us! Show your support for your customers and clients by celebrating United Way during the month of October.   

Ideas for celebrating United Way Week in your workplace: 

Play our local United Way video at a staff meeting or on your public monitors

Decorate your business red and white 

Hang posters and balloons (provided by United Way)

Distribute United Way brochures 

Post United Way URL on your website 

Create a Donate Now link on your website (all donations stay local)

Post about United Way on your Facebook page 

Tweet using the hashtag #UWCNVI

Change your external sign to "We Support United Way" for the week

Donate a portion of proceeds for a day or the week 

Run a United Way week special with a portion of the proceeds donated to United Way 



Thank you for being a part of our 2016-2017 Campaign!  


Congratulations to our Spirit Award and Happy Grant Days Recipients: 

Cowichan + Central Island

Campaign of the Year BC Hydro

Campaign of the Year Costco 

Campaign of the Year TimberWest

New Campaign of the Year Catalyst Paper - Port Alberni 

Outstanding Campaign Leadership Tamara Schmidt & Jay Xia - CIBC 

Leading Campaign Investor Vancouver Island University (VIU)

Community Impact Award BC Ferries and Marine Workers' Union 

Employee Campaign Champion of the Year Laura Blackburn - Catalyst Paper 

Financial Challenge Branch Recipient CIBC - Duncan 

Financial Challenge Regional Recipient BMO Bank of Montreal  

Quantum Leap Award Terrapure 

Comox Valley Outstanding Campaign Contribution

Highest Fundraiser - Engagement 19 Wing CFB Comox 

Highest Fundraiser - Participation Costco Wholesale 

Largest Increase - Large Workplace Island Health - Comox Valley 

Largest Increase - Small Workplace BCAA BC Automobile Association

Highest Fundraiser - Financial Sector RBC Financial Group - Ryan Road Branch 

New Campaign of the Year School District #71

Campbell River 

Highest Fundraiser BC Hydro 

Large Employer TimberWest

Medium Sized Employer London Drugs

Small Employer ABC Recycling

Largest Increase - Financial Sector BMO Bank of Montreal - Shoppers Row 

Highest Fundraiser - Financial Sector TD Canada Trust Discovery Harbour Mall



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