United Way

Mark Breslauer, chief executive of United Way Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

United Way, Vancity program helps Greater Victoria non-profits ‘Survive and Thrive’

Program helps non-profits, charities, social enterprises and co-ops with post-pandemic recovery

Mark Breslauer, chief executive of United Way Greater Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
The City of Langford has contributed $20,000 to the Langford Cares campaign, a fundraising program to help frontline health care workers cover the costs of hotel stays while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Langford Cares’ campaign to cover hotel expenses for frontline health care workers

Initiative gives back to health care staff living on the West Shore

The City of Langford has contributed $20,000 to the Langford Cares campaign, a fundraising program to help frontline health care workers cover the costs of hotel stays while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Mark Breslauer, CEO of United Way Greater Victoria. (Submitted)

United Way Greater Victoria launches Local Love in a Global Crisis

Fundraiser aims to provide help for seniors, access to basic needs

  • Mar 24, 2020
Mark Breslauer, CEO of United Way Greater Victoria. (Submitted)
United Way Greater Victoria staff, Heather Skydt (left), Kelly Binette and Gayle Nye, stand amongst a mountain of pads, tampons and other menstrual products collected during the Period Promise Fill the Bus event in 2019. (United Way Greater Victoria)
United Way Greater Victoria staff, Heather Skydt (left), Kelly Binette and Gayle Nye, stand amongst a mountain of pads, tampons and other menstrual products collected during the Period Promise Fill the Bus event in 2019. (United Way Greater Victoria)
A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)

B.C. neighbourhood aims to change ‘bad rap’ with ‘good news’ website

United Way funds website project with goal of fostering ‘local love’

A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)
The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

Sooke earns Municipal Challenge Cup from United Way

Half of district employees contribute to the United Way

The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

United Way celebrates volunteers, contributors in Greater Victoria area

$4.7 million was raised in 2018 thanks to the work of hundreds of people

The 2019 United Way Spirit Awards celebrate the Capital Region’s most influential volunteers and contributors (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
The menstrual products can be dropped off at Hillside Centre (NE parking lot at the corner of Shelbourne and North Dairy) on Saturday, March 2 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (File photo)

Victorians asked to help fill a bus with menstrual products for women in need

United Way Greater Victoria hosts annual product drive March 2

The menstrual products can be dropped off at Hillside Centre (NE parking lot at the corner of Shelbourne and North Dairy) on Saturday, March 2 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (File photo)
Cold weather shelters are opening in Greater Victoria as the temperature cools. A new service provided through bc211 will provide real-time information on where shelter beds are available in the city. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

United Way, bc211 activate shelter bed helpline and real-time list for Greater Victoria

Street community, service providers can access interactive map to find open shelter spaces

Cold weather shelters are opening in Greater Victoria as the temperature cools. A new service provided through bc211 will provide real-time information on where shelter beds are available in the city. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
EDITORIAL: Getting back to ‘normal’ depends on one’s circumstances

EDITORIAL: Getting back to ‘normal’ depends on one’s circumstances

United Way campaign brings light to the need to help others

EDITORIAL: Getting back to ‘normal’ depends on one’s circumstances
United Way Greater Victoria embarks on ambitious multi-year campaign

United Way Greater Victoria embarks on ambitious multi-year campaign

Introduction of expanded BC211 helpline services part of 2017 campaign launch

United Way Greater Victoria embarks on ambitious multi-year campaign