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IN YOUR PORT ALBERNI & WEST COAST COMMUNITIES...

Right now, your donations are helping at least 80 youth access essential mental health support

Last year you helped

Throughout the pandemic, together we helped 11,642 people access 15 high-impact programs through 11 agencies.

 

110,000 meals served

538 remote support

6,245 nights of shelter

 

2020-2021 Regional Impact pages- PA West

2020-2021 Community Impact Report- full

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Stories From Your Community

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Warming Centres

December 2021
As we experience cold winter weather across Vancouver Island, warming centres are open to provide a safe space for vulnerable people to warm-up. Find warming centre locations in your community.
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Canada's National Housing Day

November 2021
Across Canada, November 22nd marks National Housing Day. This day raises awareness about the affordable housing and homelessness crisis impacting hundreds of thousands of families and residents in communities across our country.
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United Way Invites You to Support Your Neighbours During Their Annual Fundraising Campaign

October 2021
United Way British Columbia’s annual fundraising campaign has started. Workplaces and individuals are already showing their local love!
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United Way British Columbia supports food security in rural and Indigenous communities

October 2021
Healthy, nutritious food is far out of reach for many British Columbians living in rural, remote and Indigenous communities. In fact, almost 12% of households in rural BC are food insecure.

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.