This past year, over 500 organizations and unions came together to support United Way and spark positive change in communities across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, impacting over 400,000 lives in the region! This amazing work wouldn’t happen without a high degree of local commitment and love for community, and for that we thank
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Ask any local business owner or entrepreneur and they’ll agree: if you want to succeed and grow your business, offering the best product just isn’t good enough. Your business itself has to be good, too; good for your customers, for your employees, and for your community at large. In short, you need a Social Purpose.
We couldn’t do it without you! This year United Way will invest over $31 million to transform local lives, thanks largely to our community champions and their inspiring 2017 workplace campaigns. These funds connect over 400,000 vulnerable people across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley to vital community supports like United Way after-school programs and seniors’
The most important part of our community is love. And no surprise either – a community is a lot like love! It comes it all shapes and sizes. It isn’t defined by age or experience. It blooms through diversity and inclusivity. It thrives when reciprocated and supported. It has the power to change the world.
It’s for you. There’s a feeling you get when your plane touches down at YVR. That indescribable sensation that comes from somewhere deep inside. It’s the physical manifestation of the feeling, “I’m home.” I knew that feeling even before I lived here. It was some 30 years ago when I first travelled to this amazing
Nubia is the mother to two beautiful children – Kenneth who is eleven months, and Mikaela who is almost three. Originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil, North Vancouver has been her home for the past six years. The biggest difference between the North Shore and her home city? “It’s much smaller,” she laughs. “But there are
Diversity, inclusion, celebration, love – these are the elements that define our communities and neighbourhoods. They make our cities vibrant and beautiful. They provide strength to us all, no matter our age, gender, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, or ability. This Family Day, however you define your family, you too can be a champion of