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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October 27, 2016
Debra Doucette Hewson lauded with Community Vision Award
Debra Doucette Hewson, President and Chief Executive Officer at Odlum Brown Limited has been recognized with the Joseph and Rosalie…Read Me
October 24, 2016
PwC sponsors the 2016 United Way Pathfinders Dinner
United Way of the Lower Mainland will celebrate the pathways to positive change that our most generous donors have helped…Read Me
October 20, 2016
Helping with the harvest: Labour Day of Caring 2016
In late September, members of the Labour community helped with the harvest at the Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House, a United…Read Me
October 17, 2016
Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. BC has among the highest poverty rates in Canada.…Read Me
October 14, 2016
Comprehensive Delta community profile published
A comprehensive report published today, United Way of the Lower Mainland Delta Community Profile, breaks down population, economic and social…Read Me
October 12, 2016
Marguerite Ford community builder
On Marguerite Ford’s bookshelf sits books by Naomi Klein and Joseph Boyden. In another bookcase are her treasured Moroccan leather-bound…Read Me
October 5, 2016
Can you make the month?
One in 6 people living in the Lower Mainland lives at or below the poverty line. This means that nearly…Read Me
October 3, 2016
Tech Grind nets $20,000 for United Way
On Saturday October 1st members from Vancouver’s thriving tech scene took a break from coding and creating to participate in Tech…Read Me
September 30, 2016
Today we wear orange because every child matters.
Today is Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration…Read Me
September 29, 2016
Better at Home Meetup grows seniors’ expertise
On September 26-27, approximately 90 coordinators, assistants and managers attended the 4th Annual Better at Home Provincial Meetup at SFU…Read Me