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.
February 25, 2016
United Way campaign totals $25.1 million
United Way of the Lower Mainland will put $25.1 million to work in the community to help 340,000 children, families and…Read Me
February 23, 2016
Scotiabank to sponsor the 2016 United Way Community Spirit Awards.
This year’s Scotiabank and United Way Community Spirit Awards will be amazing! The event takes place on Thursday, February 25…Read Me
February 19, 2016
United Way helps Syrian refugee families overcome trauma
Kidnapping, torture, execution of family or friends, sexual assault, exploitation and threats. These are the kinds of horrors that Syrian…Read Me
February 17, 2016
Are you a caregiver of a senior? Read this!
Caring for seniors can be stressful. A recent report published by B.C.’s Office of the Seniors Advocate found that 29%…Read Me
February 12, 2016
BCAA helps keep kids safe on the road
BCAA is once again working with United Way donating 1,000 more car seats to families in need. Over the past…Read Me
February 10, 2016
Hello? Can you hear me?
Sometimes the biggest barrier to getting help is knowing where to find it. February 11 is 2-1-1 Day. United Ways…Read Me
February 5, 2016
61+ things to do this BC Family Day!
United Way is based on a simple premise: what unites us is more powerful than what divides us. This Family…Read Me
February 2, 2016
BCIT makes a splash for United Way
BCIT’s inaugural United Way Pool Jump created a big splash at their North Vancouver Marine campus this past week. Members from BCIT’s leadership…Read Me