Entries by Katie Burke

Housing is top reason for Vancouver Islanders to contact bc211

VICTORIA, BC – The top reason that Vancouver Island residents contacted bc211 in 2017 was to get assistance with housing and homelessness. Of the 875 calls, emails, texts and webchats bc211 received between June to December, 23 per cent involved housing and homelessness. February 11 is 2-1-1 Day across Canada and the US. The day […]

United Way of Greater Victoria Announces Director, Marketing & Communications

VICTORIA, BC – Patricia Jelinski, President & CEO, United Way Greater Victoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Young as Director, Marketing & Communications, United Way Greater Victoria. Jennifer is covering Heather Skydt’s maternity leave, the current Director of Marketing and Communications. Heather will be back in the spring of 2019. Jennifer joins […]