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United Way invites you to be part of our very first golf tournament on September 19, 2019. We are pleased to announce it will be held at one of the most notable and impressive golf courses in Canada – the Victoria Golf Club. Established in 1893 it is the oldest golf club in Canada still […]
VICTORIA, BC – Last year, 1,510 people in BC died of a drug overdose. The overwhelming majority of overdoses involved fentanyl. We are in the midst of a public health emergency. It’s an issue we will not ignore. United Way is working with community partners to tackle the opioid crisis through our Overdose Prevention Project. Our […]
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, […]
United Way believes that at the heart of a strong community are people who care for those around them. Caring for others can take many forms. It can be as simple as holding the door open for someone or picking up groceries for a neighbour recovering from surgery. It can be demonstrated through donations to […]
You did it! You showed your local love for your community through your 2018 workplace campaign. Let’s celebrate your spirit of generosity at our annual Spirit Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees. The award winners will be announced at the Spirit Awards luncheon on April 24, 2019. Outstanding Employee Campaign Chair Over 100 Employees Nominees […]
Double the amount of tampons and pads collected for women in need: United Way’s Period Promise Periods are a fact of life, and monthly menstrual products are a necessity but many people can’t afford them. Nobody should have to pick between feeding their family and affording basic hygiene products. This Saturday, Victorians stepped up to help change […]