Celebrating Diversity: Proud to support Pride

It’s Pride Week in Victoria June 30 to July 7. From last weekend’s Youth Pride Parade kick-off, to the closing Victoria Pride Parade on July 8, Pride Week is a celebration of diversity. Celebrating diversity is easy to get behind: United Way’s purpose is to create and support a strong, inclusive community where everyone has […]

Tell us what you think and win-win!

Your input is a key element in ensuring that we are providing the greatest impact in the community and improving local lives. We value your feedback. Please take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete the United Way Stakeholder Survey. All survey responses will remain anonymous, but if you would like to be entered to win one […]

RBC’s Mark Lovick wins Chair’s Award

Mark Lovick, RBC Regional Vice President for South Vancouver Island, has won United Way’s Chair’s Award of Distinction. The Award was presented at United Way’s annual Spirit Awards. The annual United Way Spirit Awards recognizes and thanks donors and workplaces for their ongoing community support. The Chair’s Award of Distinction is the event’s most prestigious […]

Overdose Prevention Project

Last year, 1,510 people in BC died from a drug overdose: in 87% of the overdoses, fentanyl was detected. Overdoses are happening in our community. Far from being an issue confined to the streets, the opioid epidemic is affecting people from all walks of life and from all socio-economic backgrounds; it could be your friend, […]