Helping more people through United Way

Your generosity doesn’t just change lives in British Columbia. It changes our community to secure a stronger future for Canada and the world.

Whether you give your time, your financial support, encourage others to invest in the United Way British Columbia, or help build networks on our behalf, your support is making a significant impact.

Last year, because of you, United Way was able to:

  • 3.35 MILLION MEALS AND HAMPERS were delivered to over 81,500 BC families and individuals through dignified food access programming to help address Food Security
  • 6,755 CHILDREN received the support they needed to succeed in 54 United Way BC School’s Out programs
  • ALMOST 500 FORMER YOUTH IN CARE were able to cover basic living expenses while pursuing post-secondary education in BC through the Youth Futures Education Fund
  • OVER 37,700 SENIORS received Healthy Aging support services to stay independent, active and engaged in their own communities.
  • ABOUT 9,000 NEIGHBOURS were brought closer together in 12 United Way BC Hi Neighbour Initiatives
  • OVER 81,000 HELP LINE REQUESTS WERE ANSWERED, and more than 165,000 referrals were made through our United Way BC Helpline Services

Learn more about some of the lives impacted by your investment