Every dollar of your donation stays in central and northern Vancouver Island, building stronger communities, helping kids succeed, and moving families out of poverty.
COVID-19 UPDATES & RESOURCES
Funded by the Government of Canada, United Way is now accepting applications supporting organizations in the homeless-serving sector responding to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Nanaimo for emergency expenses.
Nanaimo area: COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan
Click here to visit our grants page to learn about all our open applications
A lot has happened in our communities, in our neighbourhoods, in our families, and at United Way since the COVID-19 pandemic began. We strive to be as transparent as possible and offer as much information as we can to our community.
Click here for an update on federal funding, our granting cycle, Local Love in A Global Crisis and more.
Click here for more information, resources, and service provider updates.
Join us and show your Local Love in a Global Crisis, donate today.
To help vulnerable seniors in your community visit bc211.ca or call 2-1-1
If you’re looking for mental health support, shelter, addictions treatment, food banks and more,
we can help.
The United Way-funded bc211 program is a confidential referral service (by phone/text at 2-1-1 or online at bc211.ca) get free information and support right in your community.
Call or text, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
The program operates in over 160 languages!
Lives You've Helped Change
United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island would like to acknowledge that we are working and living on the traditional lands of the Kwakwaka’wakw, Nuu-chahn-uulth, and Coast Salish people.