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Upper Island Women of Native Ancestry Society Drum Program

June 2020
At the Upper Island Women of Native Ancestry Society (UIWONA) in Courtenay, staff provide programs and services to Aboriginal women, children and families to strengthen their Indigenous culture…
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Job opportunity: Communications and Marketing Assistant

June 2020
United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) is seeking a skilled, dedicated, results oriented communications assistant passionate about providing education around pressing social issues…
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Job Opportunity: Better at Home- Regional Community Developer

June 2020
The Regional Community Developer is responsible for the implementation of programs and initiatives and under the Population Health and Government Relations workstream within their assigned region.…
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Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF), helping our neighbours get the help they need

May 2020
COVID-19 is having a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations in Canada. The Government of Canada’s $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) aims to help charities and non-profit…
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United Way Executive Director a Member of the New Mayor's Task Force in Nanaimo

May 2020
Following last weeks’ City of Nanaimo announcement of an Emergency Response Centre with 35 emergency shelter spaces for self-isolation during the pandemic, Mayor Leonard Krog announced a Mayor’s Task…
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Message from MLA Sheila Malcomson

April 2020
Thank you to all Nanaimo’s frontline groups for partnering with the Province to better support our community’s most vulnerable. Our government is here to support the valuable work non-profits do to…
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Local Seniors Stay Safe with Your Help

April 2020
It is important to us that our most vulnerable neighbours are not forgotten in this time of great need. That is why United Way created the COVID-19 Seniors Response Fund to help local charitable…
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More Help Needed for Campbell River Fire Evacuees

April 2020
United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island has joined with local organizations in Campbell River to help those displaced by an apartment fire. Earlier this month, dozens of families and…
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Celebrating Volunteer Week

April 2020
“Our Vancouver Island communities would look very different without the time, energy and passion of volunteers.” Mary Catherine Williams, Board Member, Volunteer B.C., Executive Director, Volunteer…
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Nanaimo Homeless Coalition Communications Contract

April 2020
Nanaimo Homeless Coalition Marketing & Communications Officer Contract 1-year contract for communications and marketing services Start date, ASAP End date, March 31, 2021
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Safe Seniors, Strong Communities

March 2020
As more and more people are appropriately self-isolating, many seniors who are able to live independently with the help of family and friends, are finding those supports unavailable. 
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Hope, humanity and philanthropy in a time of crisis

March 2020
When a pandemic happens, there is worry, stress and fear. But there is also, hope, humanity and philanthropy. We are already seeing how many people in our community want to help those most vulnerable.
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Keeping close during social distancing

March 2020
Staying connected during times of stress is important for everyone.
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RBC Donation Helps Cowichan Youth Build New Skills

March 2020
RBC's generous donation will be invested in a youth education program, thanks to a partnership between Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island and the Hiiye’yu Lelum Friendship Society and Cowichan…
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Point-in-Time Homeless Count Supports the Need for More Resources

March 2020
The National Point-in-Time Count will collect essential data and information to better understand how residents are falling into homelessness. The Count also helps direct where further resources and…
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International Women’s Day: An equal world is an enabled world

March 2020
Today marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
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#211Day

February 2020
February 11 is #211Day
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New Support for Seniors Coming to Campbell River

January 2020
Campbell River seniors will soon have support accessing information and resources, while also reducing senior isolation.
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Ollie found his joy

December 2019
When Ollie started with a local therapeutic riding program in Errington six years in ago, he couldn’t walk or communicate.
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Youth mentorship helps teens get back on track

November 2019
Restorative Justice Youth Mentorship program helps teens get back on track
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Overdose Prevention Resource Guide 2019 - Central Island

November 2019
A community coming together for the central island's opioid epidemic.
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The Power of Giving

November 2019
On GivingTuesday, Show Your Local Love and Fight Homelessness
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Highlights from the 2019 Nanaimo Vital Signs report

November 2019
With a steadily growing population, increasing housing costs, and shocking crime rates, our city needs help and we need to continue to take action, now more than ever.
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Seniors are finding new connections in Comox

October 2019
Your donations are helping seniors fight isolation and loneliness through a peer-support program that's changing lives.
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Your donations are helping women rebuild their lives

October 2019
Women and their children in Campbell River have a safe space to go for housing and support thanks to your donations.