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IN YOUR COMOX VALLEY COMMUNITY...

YOU fund 8 local programs

Your donations are helping at least 1775 people across the Comox Valley right now.

2018 - Student
  • Healthy Meals & Food Bank Baskets

  • Financial Tutoring

  • Adult Literacy Programs & Resources

  • Indigenous Culture Program

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  • Parenting Workshops, Support Groups

  • Domestic Violence Prevention & Awareness

  • Youth Centre & After-school Programs

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  • Drop-in Centre for People Experiencing Homelessness

  • Caregiver Support

  • Senior Support

  • bc 211 Referral Service


Last year you helped

Throughout the pandemic, together we helped 27,277 people access 43 high-impact programs through 38 agencies.

 

55,659  meals served

9,800 remote support

407 nights of shelter

 

2020-2021 Regional Impact pages- Comox Valley

2020-2021 Community Impact Report- full

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Stories From Your Community

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Caring for a caregiver with home-cooked meals

September 2021
VIDEO: “I think it’s just marvelous that they were able to manage to have the Farm to Family program come together the way it has during this time of COVID,” says Peter. Pandemic safety restrictions eliminated most of the in-person health-supports…
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Meals that make a difference on Denman Island

August 2021
Caregiver shares how United Way-funded Farm to Family program lightened the load when COVID left his family with fewer supports.
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Donors give thousands of period products through United Way Period Promise campaign

July 2021
Products will be available to those in need through various central and northern Vancouver Island organizations
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Fires are destroying the homes of your fellow British Columbians – they need your help now

July 2021
An unprecedented heat-wave, dry conditions and wind are already making wildfires a scourge this summer. But with your help, we can do something about it.

Together, We're Building Stronger Communities

 A thriving community is one where people feel supported and connected; it's a place where everyone has the chance to live with dignity, find joy, and succeed. When we help people support themselves, we lift up our entire community.

 

You helped secure funding for the Comox Valley Community Action Team to hire an outreach coordinator to engage with peers and stakeholders to help address the opioid crisis. Because of you, those impacted by substance use issues are getting help.

The Connect Warming Centre, in partnership with the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness, offered a warm, dry, safe place for people facing or experiencing homelessness in the Comox Valley throughout the winter months.

You supported a food security event where federal campaign leaders (Courtenay-Alberni and North Island-Powell River ridings) presented. Attendees learned about party platforms regarding sustainability, localization of food sources and food security measures for people living in poverty. Because of you, people were able to make educated decisions at the polls and positively impact those living in poverty.