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Celebrate Conscious Kindness Day!

May 29, 2018 -- Duncan

May 30, 2018 -- Nanaimo 

What will you do to spread kindness? Across the country, United Way celebrates Conscious Kindness in May. Be part of the movement. Bring treats for your staff, help a neighbour, or compliment a stranger. Together, we can make the world more compassionate and connected.

Here are 28 things you can do today. 

Post pics to social media and show us how you're making a difference on Conscious Kindness Day. Use hashtags #LocalLove and #UWCNVI so we can spread the love!


Thank you! Your donations change lives

Watch our 2016 We Are Possibility Campaign Video   to see how your donation makes a difference in the lives of people in your community.   


We are United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island

This year your donations are helping thousands of people in  Cowichan,   Central Island (Ladysmith, Gabriola, Nanaimo, Parksville-Qualicum, Port Alberni and the West Coast), Comox Valley, Campbell River and Mt. Waddington regions.


Homelessness Partnering Strategy  Early Childhood Development Seniors: Better at Home 


From Poverty to Possibility


All That Kids Can Be 

Success By 6 

Healthy People, Strong Communities 


Your donations help clients learn to cook independently

Clients prepare a snack at Forward House in Parksville.

United Way-funded meals and cooking classes have ignited a passion for cooking among two Forward House clients in Parksville. They now cook twice a week at the house where adults with mental health challenges drop in for programs, supports, and family-style meals. Read their story.



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