United Way

A menstrual cup and tampon, shown are just two of the options available to people who menstruate. (Pixabay)

‘The need is so high’: B.C.’s period poverty crisis combatted by free-supply campaign

More than half of people asked by United Way have struggled to buy period products

 

Photo by Leonie Wise/Unsplash

United Way grant provides grocery gift cards for former inmates

Program is being handled by Abbotsford-based M2/W2 Association

  • Jul 29, 2020

 

United Way of the Lower Mainland has $6.6-million in federal funding to hand out to local charities and is currently accepting funding applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund. (United Way of the Lower Mainland)

United Way allocating $6.6M in federal funding to help with food security, youth mental health

Applications from Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland charities being accepted for the emergency funding

 

United Way of the Lower Mainland has launched a Community Builder Program, with $600,000 in funding, to help the most vulnerable.                                Pixabay photo

Abbotsford among 8 ‘hubs’ receiving a total of $600,000 through United Way

Community Builder Program for those most in need of support during pandemic

  • May 27, 2020
United Way of the Lower Mainland has launched a Community Builder Program, with $600,000 in funding, to help the most vulnerable.                                Pixabay photo
Mark Breslauer, chief executive of United Way Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

United Way, Vancity program helps Lower Mainland non-profits ‘Survive and Thrive’

Program helps non-profits, charities, social enterprises and co-ops with post-pandemic recovery

Mark Breslauer, chief executive of United Way Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
United Way of the Lower Mainland has made it easier for people to ask for help and offer help during the COVID-19 pandemic. (United Way)

United Way looking for more volunteers to help those isolated in Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland

United Way’s new online platform makes it easier to seek or offer help during the COVID-19 pandemic

United Way of the Lower Mainland has made it easier for people to ask for help and offer help during the COVID-19 pandemic. (United Way)
A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)

B.C. neighbourhood aims to change ‘bad rap’ with ‘good news’ website

United Way funds website project with goal of fostering ‘local love’

A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)