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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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
September 27, 2016
Getting active for a good cause
A new mobile app Biko turns kilometres traveled – by biking, walking, jogging or even skateboarding – into rewards; “bikos”…Read Me
September 26, 2016
Active Aging Grants keep seniors hip and healthy
Active Aging BC and United Way of the Lower Mainland have partnered to keep older adults active as they age.…Read Me
September 20, 2016
This is Hunger Awareness Week
Hunger Awareness Week runs until September 23. The annual event is put on by Food Banks Canada and is meant…Read Me
September 17, 2016
United Way campaign takes off at plane pull
When we work together, amazing things are possible. Like pulling a plane weighing 127,900 pounds down a runway with just…Read Me
September 15, 2016
Revved up and ready to go for the 2016 Campaign
When we work together, amazing things are possible: running a great campaign, making our community stronger, changing the world. And,…Read Me
September 14, 2016
Greatest airshow on the ground!
Looking for some free family fun where you can also feel great because you’re helping a good cause? Come out…Read Me
September 12, 2016
Setting the pace for community success
This year’s United Way campaign is off to an amazing start thanks to United Way’s Pacesetters. Their generosity is helping…Read Me
September 9, 2016
Alexandra Neighbourhood House turns 100!
Since 1916, Alexandra Neighbourhood House has been serving the community of South Surrey and Crescent Beach. Now it’s celebrating its…Read Me