News
July 2019

Government of B.C. funds Period Promise research

Thanks to an innovative pilot project from the Government of B.C. and United Way of the Lower Mainland, deliveries of...

June 2019

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...

June 2019

Victoria Makes its Period Promise

VICTORIA, BC — The City of Victoria is partnering with United Way Greater Victoria on its Period Promise campaign. Beginning...

June 2019

Chris Coleman and Dr. Mary Ellen Purkis Receive United Way Honourary Life Memberships

The Board of United Way Greater Victoria recognized Chris Coleman and Mary Ellen Purkis with Honourary Life Memberships at this...

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....

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,...