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.
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April 27, 2015
April 28 is the Day of Mourning for workers
Every year, we recognize and remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease. The Day…Read Me
April 24, 2015
Why Canada is one of the happiest nations
There is something about cold countries, speculates Vancouver Sun columnist Daphne Brahman in a piece in today’s Vancouver Sun. The…Read Me
April 17, 2015
What’s love got to do with it?
What do kids need most to grow up strong, proud, kind, and fulfilled? The answer is surprisingly simple: to be…Read Me
April 9, 2015
Happy National Volunteer Week
A volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake: it has a direct impact that reaches far and…Read Me
April 7, 2015
McMillan’s ‘Corners for Kids’ campaign scores big for community
United Way and soccer go head to head! Our good friends over at McMillan LLP have not only raised over…Read Me
April 2, 2015
TransLink helps build stronger communities
TransLink employees, unions and its family of companies came together again in 2014 to raise over $277,000 for the community…Read Me
April 1, 2015
$400,000 invested in early childhood initiative
Forty-three. That’s the percentage of kids in Tri-Cities’ Coquitlam River neighbourhood who start school at increased risk of struggling in…Read Me