Local giving, local results
This is a great place to live. But for some of our friends and neighbours, life is a struggle. We help make sure it isn’t.United Way has been changing people’s lives for the better since 1930! We help kids grow up great, help families feel a sense of belonging and make sure our neighbourhoods are safe and supportive places for everyone. Across Metro Vancouver and from the Sea to Sky corridor to the Sunshine Coast, we help make our community better.
What we do
We focus in three main areas: building strong communities, helping kids be all they can be, and moving people from poverty to possibility.
How we do it
We are a social change engine powered by strategy, research, partnerships and public support. We are leaders in our field bringing the right people together to make change, and track progress.
UWLM funds 150+ agencies throughout the Lower Mainland to deliver more than 300 programs and services.
We also manage two provincial programs. The seniors program Better at Home is funded by the provincial government. The early childhood program Success By 6 is a partnership with the Credit Unions of BC and the provincial government.
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Charitable Registration No. BN108160185 RR 0001