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Thank You for Being an Agent of Change!

With your help United Way Funds 60 programs for over 20,000 people in 2013/14. Learn more about who you support here.

A big thank you to individual, corporate and labour donors. Your support helps people who are at risk of homelessness, dealing with addications, isolated seniors, kids and their families, abuse survivors and those coping with mental health challenges so they can get the help they need.

United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island serves the Central Island, the Comox Valley, Campbell River and Port Alberni. 

United Way is directly involved in major issues that impact our community including homelessness, diversity, early childhood development and literacy.


We are currently looking for a dynamic part-time, permanent Resource Development Assistant. Read the entire job posting in our Career Opportunities section.


  Thank you to the City of Nanaimo of their support through the Permissive Tax Exemption Program.  

On Thursday, April 24th, 2014, 75 restaurants from across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands will join the fight against AIDS by donating 25% of their food revenue from every meal.

Thank you to Future Shop in Nanaimo for spreading the word about United Way at their VIP event on April 24th! Head over to their Country Club location this Thursday for prizes, sales and free popcorn.
Access a brochure to find emergency shelter or food in Nanaimo Regional District.

Send us your story about your experience at LaFF to add to our drawn documentary video describing "The Story of LaFF."

Cst. Rae Lynn Downey of the Comox Valley RCMP will present a session on Internet awareness and online safety on April 22 at 6 p.m. at the Comox Valley Military Base. Cst. Downey likes to refer to it as the Internet Underground because most of us are not even aware that it exists.

In recognition of Crisis Line Awareness Week 2014, the Vancouver Island Crisis Society is offering a Suicide Prevention & Support workshop on May 22 in Esquimalt.

Oasis Group for Women Survivors of Abuse present the Medicine Wheel Approach to Healing Thursday's from 9:30 - 11:30 am May 1 to June 19.

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