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 2017 Press Releases 

October 10, 2017 - A Big Leap Forward to Address Homelessness and Affordable Housing in the Cowichan Region

October 6, 2017 - Local Businesses Drive United Way Campaign to Deliver Local Programs and Improve Lives Locally

September 19, 2017 - United Way's Improving Lives Locally Campaign Kicks off with a Community Breakfast in Nanaimo

September 19, 2017 - United Way's Improving Lives Locally Campaign Kicks off with a Community Breakfast in the Cowichan Valley

September 18, 2017 - United Way Answers the Call Through Delivery of New Help Line in the Cowichan Valley - bc211 

September 18, 2017 - United Way Answers the Call Through Delivery of New Help Line in the Central Island - bc211 

September 18, 2017 - United Way Answers the Call Through Delivery of New Help Line in the Comox Valley - bc211

September 18, 2017 - United Way Answers the Call Through Delivery of New Help Line in Campbell River - bc211

September 15, 2017 - United Way's Improving Lives Locally Campaign Kicks off with a Community Breakfast in Comox Valley

September 15, 2017 - United Way's Improving Lives Locally Campaign Kicks off with a Community Luncheon in Campbell River 

August 23, 2017 - A Regional Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count in the Cowichan Valley

July 21, 2017 - United for BC Wildfire Recovery 

June 14, 2017 - Help is just a click away through United Way and bc211

June 9, 2017 - United Way Welcomes Wanda Hamilton as the new Director of Development  

May 9, 2017 - United Way Honours Donors at Annual Spirit Awards 

March 28, 2017 - Baby Bed Box Program Coming to Nanaimo 

March 20, 2017 - United Way Announces New 2017 Campaign Cabinet Co-Chair 

March 15, 2017 - A Successful 2-Part Planning Meeting on Homelessness in Duncan: Everyone Should Have a Home 

March 2, 2017 - Everyone Should Have a Home 2-Part Planning Meeting on Homelessness in Duncan

March 1, 2017 - Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count in Duncan Supported by Local Businesses

March 1, 2017 - Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count in Duncan Initial Results 

February 15, 2017 - Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count in Duncan 

January 6, 2017 - United Way Now Accepting 2017-2018 Grant Application and Letters of Intent (LOI)

 

2016 Press Releases

September 16, 2016 - United Way's We Are Possibility Campaign Kicks Off with a Community Breakfast in the Comox Valley

September 16, 2016 - United Way's We Are Possibility Campaign Kicks Off in Campbell River

September 12, 2016 - United Way's We Are Possibility Campaign Kicks Off with a Community Breakfast 

August 16, 2016 - More Funding Announced for Housing the Homeless in Duncan

August 2, 2016 - More Funding Announced for Housing the Homeless in Nanaimo

July 21,2016 - A Million Thanks to Leading Corporations in the Comox Valley

May 13, 2016 - United Way Teams Up With Mid Island Co-op for Change for Change Fundraiser

April 19, 2016 - Thousands of Programs and Services Just a Click Away as United Ways Plan to Bring bc211 Online Services to Vancouver Island

April 12, 2016 - United Way Funds Comox Valley Point-in-Time Homeless Count

April 1, 2016 - United Way Cowichan Joins Regional United Way Model (Updated)

March 11, 2016 - United Way Cowichan Joins United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island Regional Model

February 19, 2016 - Homeless Point-in-Time Count Surveys 175 Homeless People in Nanaimo

February 19, 2016 - United Way Employee Giving Campaign Wraps Up (Comox)

February 3, 2016 - Nanaimo to Participate in the First Cross-Canada Coordinated Point-in-Time Homeless Count

January 7, 2016 - New Cycling Studio Raises over $1,000 of 'Swet Love' for United Way


2015 Press Releases

December 4, 2015 - United Way Funding Helps People Exit Homelessness

November 29, 2015 - TD Bank Kicks Off Their United Way Employee Giving Campaign

November 13, 2015 - 19 Wing Hosts Buffalo Plane Pull for United Way Fundraiser

November 2, 2015 - The United Way Employee Giving Campaign at VIU Kicks Off

October 25, 2015 - United Way has Record-breaking Attendance at All Night Movie Fundraiser

October 2, 2015 - City Hall Proclaims United Way Week from Oct 4 - 11, 2015

September 24, 2015 - United Way Hosts All Night Movie Fundraiser for Teens at Galaxy Cinemas

September 11, 2015 - United Way's We Are Possibility Campaign Kicks Off With a Community Breakfast (Comox Valley)

September 11, 2015 - United Way's We Are Possibility Campaign Kicks Off With a Community Breakfast (Central Island)

September 1, 2015 - United Way Announces 2015-16 Grant Funding Partners

July 24, 2015 - United Way's Generous Donors Funding 18 Community Programs in Comox Valley

June 15, 2015 - Financial Investors Invest Back into the Community Through United Way

February 6, 2015 - Woodgrove Chrysler Donation Helped United Way Connect with Community

 

2014 Press Releases

December 16, 2014 - TD Canada Trust Partners with United Way to Gift Student Backpacks

December 11, 2014 - Woodgrove Centre Gives Early Christmas Gift to United Way Campaign

November 20, 2014 - United Way Now Accepting Letters of Intent for New Programs as Workplace Giving Campaigns in Full Swing - Nanaimo & Parksville/Qualicum Beach

November 18, 2014 - United Way welcomes Lynn Joseph as Success by 6 Coordinator in Comox Valley

November 17, 2014 - Still Time to Give to United Way's Community Fund Campaign (with Leonard Krog)

November 13, 2014 - United Way Now Accepting Letters of Intent for New Programs as Workplace Giving Campaigns in Full Swing - Campbell River & Comox Valley

October 17, 2014 - Donate to United Way for Chance to Win Stay & Spa at The Old Village House

October 14, 2014 - Letter to Editor: United Way Thanks Sponsors & Donors for Successful Community Fund Campaign Kick Off

Septemer 25, 2014 - Popular Starlight Galaxy Film Festival for Teens is Back on October 3 to Raise Funds for United Way

September 29, 2014 - Frank Allen Financial Donation to United Way Matched by Manulife

September 3, 2014 - United Way Parters with Woodgrove Centre for Campaign Kick-off Breakfast

July 25, 2014 - Nanaimo Target Donates $1,000 to United WayCourtenay Target Donates $1,000 to United WayCampbell River Target Donates $1,000 to United Way

July 25, 2014 - Mid Island Co-op Donation of Lots of Small Change to United Way Equals Big Change in the Community (Nanaimo) - (GabriolaLadysmithParksville-Qualicum)

July 21, 2014 - Island Timberlands Continues Generous Tradition with United Way

June 13, 2014 - Target Employees Volunteer at Two United Way Days of Caring

June 10, 2014 - Support World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - Wear Purple June 15

May 26, 2014 - Vital Signs Project Launched to Track Nanaimo's Quality of Life

May 20, 2014 - Mid Island Co-op Teams up with United Way for Change for Change! - NanaimoLadysmithGabriola and Parksville-Qualicum 

April 1, 2014 - Coastal Community Credit Union Support United Way in a Big Way

March 18, 2014 - TD Employees Engaged to be "Agents of Change" for United Way

March 13, 2014 - Oceanside Chevrolet Raises Over $1300 for United Way 

 

January 17, 2014 - Still Time to Support United Way

 

2013 Press Releases

January 3, 2013 - Woodgrove Centre Donates Over $3500 to United Way Campaign

January 8, 2013 - United Way�s Better at Home Conducts Community Consultations in Parksville

January 23, 2013 - MNP Employees Donate Over $7800 to United Way Campaign

January 31, 2013 - United Way Day of Caring Connects Groups with Non-Profit in Need of a Helping Hand

February 12, 2013 - Central Island - Community Rallies Together to Help United Way Raise Nearly $700,000

February 12, 2013 - Comox Valley - Community Rallies Together to Help United Way Raise Over $200,000

March 5, 2013 - BMO Branches Across the Central Island Donate Over $17,000 to United Way Campaign

March 11, 2013 - Nanaimo Sun Life Donates Raffle Proceeds to United Way

March 11, 2013 - United Way Announces Application Deadlines for 2013/14 Funding

April 4, 2013 - CFB Comox Raises Over $30,000 for United Way

April 17, 2013 - Central Island - United Way Seeking Volunteers

April 17, 2013 -Campbell River - United Way Seeking Volunteers

April 17, 2013 - Comox Valley - United Way Seeking Volunteers

April 22, 2013 - BCAA Partners with United Way to Distribute Car Seats to Local Community Groups

April 23, 2013 - United Way's Better at Home Program Preparing for Comox Valley Implementation

May 13, 2013 - Nanaimo - TD Island Branches Support United Way

May 13, 2013 - Oceanside - TD Island Branches Support United Way

May 13, 2013 - Comox Valley - TD Island Branches Support United Way

May 13, 2013 - Campbell River - TD Island Branches Support United Way

May 21, 2013 - Campbell River - London Drugs Employees Take a Pie in the Face to Celebrate United Way Fundraising Success

June 3, 2013 - Nanaimo Target Donates $1000 to United Way

July 2, 2013 - Grant from Children's Health Foundation to United Way Supports Perinatal Care

July 15, 2013 - BC Building Trades Vancouver Island Donates $1821 to United Way

July 25, 2013 - Forum on Homelessness and Affordable Housing Planned for October in the Comox Valley

September 17, 2013 - Comox Valley -  United Way Launches Annual Fundraising Campaign 

September 18, 2013 - Campbell River -  United Way Launches Annual Fundraising Campaign 

September 20, 2013 - Nanaimo - United Way Launches Annual Fundraising Campaign

September 29, 2013 - Nanaimo - United Way's Starlight Galaxy Film Festival Raises $7500

October 9, 2013 - Comox Valley - CFB Comox Aims to Raise $45,000 for United Way

October 28, 2013 - Nanaimo - Donated Campaign Car Helps United Way Spread Change Agent Message

November 21, 2013 - VIU United Way Agent of Change Campaign Underway

December 3, 2013 - United Way Funds Award-Winning Anti-Bullying Program

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