United Way focuses our work in three main areas: building strong communities, helping kids be all they can be, and moving families from poverty to possibility.
Learn more about your community, and about trends and issues affecting the Lower Mainland and the province.
July 29, 2014
My Neighbourhood, My Future engaging residents in Surrey
Every neighbourhood in the Lower Mainland is unique, and each faces its own set of challenges. To address these challenges,…Read Me
July 28, 2014
Vancouver celebrates diversity with Pride Week
It’s Pride Week in Vancouver. The 36th annual Pride Parade takes place Sunday, August 3, starting at noon at Robson…Read Me
July 23, 2014
National child-care program good for employers
The Surrey Board of Trade is presenting a business case for a national child-care program to the Canadian Chamber of…Read Me
July 21, 2014
Why do kids under-report cyberbullying?
A recently released survey found that children are under-reporting cyberbullying to their parents. Nearly 90 per cent of parents surveyed…Read Me
July 16, 2014
How could we save billions of dollars a year fighting poverty?
Recently, MLA Michelle Mungall introduced a private member’s bill proposing a B.C. Poverty Reduction and Economic Inclusion Act. As reported…Read Me