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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August 31, 2016
Nine things to do this Labour Day weekend!
It’s the last long weekend of summer. It’s also Canada’s 144th Labour Day. Labour Day celebrates workers achievements and has…Read Me
August 25, 2016
Getting refugee children ready for school
Right across the province kids are getting ready to either start school or go back to school. In the…Read Me
August 24, 2016
Camp combats summer reading loss
One of the best indicators of school success is not just the ability to read, but a love of reading.…Read Me
August 22, 2016
Parents: anxious about the start of school?
Parents, are you ready for your child to start school? Kindergarten is an exciting time of transition for your little…Read Me
August 16, 2016
Preserving BC’s First Nations languages
There are 34 indigenous languages in B.C. But fluent speakers only make up four percent of the First Nations population…Read Me
August 15, 2016
Next Generation launch Impact Red
On August 11 the view at the TELUS garden rooftop was even more spectacular as 150 dynamic young leaders gathered at…Read Me
August 10, 2016
Welcome to our new Labour director: Nicola Hill
Nicola (Nikki) Hill has been hired as the new Director of United Way of the Lower Mainland’s Labour Participation Department.…Read Me
August 2, 2016
Project focussed on deaf and hard of hearing
United Way of the Lower Mainland’s seniors program Better at Home has embarked on a one year project with the…Read Me