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.
September 30, 2015
Colin was in trouble. He was depressed. He was isolated. He spent his days and nights on social media,…Read Me
September 23, 2015
Kids and families are busy: what are the effects?
We live in busy times and in a wired world. There are fewer opportunities for children to just play, increased…Read Me
September 18, 2015
Starting off with a Boom
As sure as kids go back to school, the leaves turn red and gold, and the rain returns, every fall…Read Me
September 11, 2015
United Way publishes Surrey & White Rock profile
Who lives in the Lower Mainland’s fastest growing city? In a comprehensive profile published by United Way today and featured…Read Me
September 10, 2015
Finding her voice
“Higgeldy-piggeldy bumblebee, won’t you say your name for me,” sings three-and-a-half-year-old Hannah during a lively session of Mother Goose in…Read Me
September 8, 2015
Do you believe in peanut butter sandwiches?
Peanut butter makes a great sandwich – all that gooey goodness binding the bread together. Summer camp is a bit…Read Me
September 4, 2015
The power of one
In today’s age, we “vote” for things we like all the time: who wore it best; who sang it best;…Read Me
September 1, 2015
Good credit: BCIT announces partnership with United Way
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and United Way of the Lower Mainland are pleased to announce an innovative…Read Me