Community Success
May 2016

Create Community Colour Mural Program Update

Something artistic is afoot in downtown Victoria. As a part of United Way Greater Victoria’s Youth in Action initiative, and...

November 2015

Once a Refugee, Now Studying to be a Doctor

Samantha’s childhood story plays like an episode from a dramatic TV series, but there is no fiction to this tale....

November 2015

From Isolation to Engagement

One Woman Finds Connections, Comfort and Confidence When entering Sheryl Boyd’s home, you step into an almost magical and tranquil...

October 2015

Red Bench Chronicles – Captain Steve Waddell

CFB Esquimalt is the largest workplace campaign for United Way Greater Victoria. Every year employees from the base raise money...

November 2015

Turning a Life Around – the ‘United’ Way

Meet Chris Hancock. He’s 38 years old, an avid hiker, backpacker and snowboarder. He has a job at Umbrella Society...

October 2015

City of Victoria Kicks Off

The City of Victoria have kicked off their United Way campaign. Since 1994, they have raised $1.2 million for their...

August 2015

Partner Profile: James Bay New Horizon’s Sunday Dinners

Imagine being an orphan at 85. For many seniors, as close friends pass away and connections dwindle, this becomes a...

August 2015

Life after brain injury “transformative”

If you were to meet Greg Hood today, robust at 64 and standing over six feet tall, you would never...

April 2015

Celebrating National Volunteer Week the ‘United’ Way

Dear United Way volunteers, Over the last year, you have volunteered your time, invested your resources and raised your voice...