News
May 2019

Overdose Prevention Alert: United Way Working to Save Lives

VICTORIA, BC - Last year, 1,510 people in BC died of a drug overdose. The overwhelming majority of overdoses involved fentanyl....

Dreanna
May 2019

Dreanna says a United Way funded agency saved her life

Dreanna has been clean since she was 18. She’s 22. She figures that if she were still using, she’d be...

May 2019

Help Make Local Issues Unignorable

Local issues can be easy to ignore. In our busy world, important local social issues can often go unnoticed. That’s...

April 2019

80,000 individuals helped thanks to United Way donors

You did it Greater Victoria! You showed your love for your community and helped fund over 100 programs to support...

March 2019

2018 Spirit Award Nominations

You did it! You showed your local love for your community through your 2018 workplace campaign. Let’s celebrate your spirit...

February 2019

Make the right call on 211 Day or try the new mobile site

Victoria, BC – February 11 is 211 Day across North America. 211 is a free, up-to-date, reliable gateway to community,...

October 2018

The Bay Centre pays it forward: cash award given to United Way

Big Wins for Bay Centre at ICSC’s Canadian Maple Leaf Awards in Toronto Awarded $10,000 grant to United Way Greater...

October 2018

Mark Breslauer named as new Executive Director

Mark Breslauer, former President & CEO of Monk Office, will become Executive Director of United Way Greater Victoria on...

September 2018

United Way Launches 2018 Community Campaign

VICTORIA, BC – As Vancouver Islanders, we love where we live. But for many, life is a struggle. United Way...