Ways To Help

Get Involved

Amazing people like you can change lives and create a better future for your community.
Feel good, give back and get involved today by making a donation or taking the time to volunteer!



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You can change someone's life right now. It's that easy.
Your donation will help us improve the lives of more than 50,000 people this year.
Every single dollar you donate is reinvested to help your community thrive. 


Did you know you can donate mutual funds and securities?

Updated forms coming soon.

Contact us for more information: 

In Person/Mail

In Person/Mail

Download a pledge form and mail to the address below.

CNVI regional office

#9 - 327 Prideaux St
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N4

By Phone

By Phone

Central Island (Head Office) 


More Ways to Give

You can give back by volunteering your time or getting your workplace on board with a United Way campaign.
It could be one of the most rewarding things you do this year!


Volunteer your time, talent and expertise to help those in need.

By Workplace

Find out how your workplace can give back to your community!

Thank You For Giving Back


Why I give: Deborah Hopper

"We help ourselves when we help each other, and we create a stronger society when we band together.” Read Deborah's story to find out why she donates to United Way.

Why I give: Michelle Van Raes

"Volunteering with United Way has given me a lifeline of hope while dealing with a life-threatening disease ..."

United Way volunteer takes her skills to Africa

Allison Ritchie shares her experiences as a former United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island volunteer and the path that led her to her current post in Africa.

Volunteers Rock!

Thank you, Alison, for your lovely volunteer letter!