The United Way story
United Way of the Lower Mainland prevents social problems and leads social change: In short we know how to prevent social problems such as poverty, bullying and social isolation, and we welcome the opportunity to partner with members of the media to share stories about our work and the social issues facing the Lower Mainland.
If you would like to know more about how we use research to get to the root causes of social problems; invest in organizations that deliver services; work in partnership with others; raise our voices to influence public attitudes, systems and policies, and work to ensure long-term social change, contact:
United Way of the Lower Mainland
4543 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4T4
Phone: (604) 268-1333
We also have subject matter experts on an array of social issues, such as childhood poverty, bullying and seniors social isolation.
March 28, 2013 - Better at Home program for seniors expands to Parksville
March 15, 2013 - United Way campaign totals $28.4 million to help children and seniors across Metro Vancouver
March 7, 2013, Seniors in the Lower Mainland: A Snapshot of Facts and Trends
March 1, 2013, Scotiabank builds community with United Way
October 18, 2012, Care to Change Video Competition - Make a movie, make a difference
October 1, 2012, City of Vancouver employees’ United Way campaign kicks off with a cook off
September 19, 2012, United Way announces first 18 sites being considered for its Better at Home program