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.
November 26, 2014
United Way Union Counsellors’ Breakfast: update on training, recognition for labour co-chairs
On November 25, union counsellors, labour council delegates and labour activists came together for the 24th Union Counsellors’ Breakfast, hosted…Read Me
November 25, 2014
Apply for a Spirit Award today!
You’ve worked hard this campaign. You’ve grown your United Way campaign. You’ve innovated. You’ve encouraged teamwork. You’ve engaged all members…Read Me
November 24, 2014
2014 BC Child Poverty Report Card released today
The 2014 BC Child Poverty Report Card released today by First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition says that little progress has been made to reduce child and family…Read Me
November 17, 2014
Cyberbullying top concern for parents
Bullying Awareness Week is on now. The goal of the week is to raise awareness about bullying amongst students while…Read Me
November 7, 2014
Life expectancy of homeless people half of the rest of B.C.’s population
A new report released by Megaphone Magazine says the life expectancy of a homeless person is about half that of…Read Me
November 5, 2014
United Way’s Public Policy Institute gets international exposure
United Way’s Public Policy Institute will take the stage in Seattle as part of the Imagine, Independent Sector National Conference,…Read Me
November 5, 2014
Best Buy’s everyday heroes
Three hundred everyday heroes started the morning right attending Best Buy Canada’s Lower Mainland United Way kick off Tuesday, November…Read Me