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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March 30, 2017
Kicking it with McMillan at the Whitecaps
For the third consecutive year, McMillan LLP are supporting Corners for Kids with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Here’s how the…Read Me
March 29, 2017
Surrey’s Avenues of Change talks food
A free community event hosted by United Way’s Avenues of Change in Guildford West attracted 90 neighborhood families to eat,…Read Me
March 23, 2017
Fighting hunger and building community
As reported in a special feature on Global News, United Way actively works to fight hunger in the Lower Mainland…Read Me
March 8, 2017
Running, reading and snack time!
Today in BC, in more than two-thirds of families, both parents work. The statistics are even higher for single-parent families.…Read Me
March 8, 2017
Women’s Day: Riding the wave
“I was able to ride the wave, as opposed by being hit by it.” Margaret Catley-Carlson is referring to the…Read Me
March 7, 2017
Tampon Tuesday: Your help is needed. Period.
Nicola Hill, Janet Austin and Irene Lanzinger stand behind a pyramid of donated pads and tampons. Periods are a fact…Read Me
March 1, 2017
Healthy snacks make happy kids
Afternoons Monday through Friday, kids stream out of Tillicum and Hastings Schools in East Vancouver. Some go home with their…Read Me