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Safe Seniors, Strong Communities

March 2020
As more and more people are appropriately self-isolating, many seniors who are able to live independently with the help of family and friends, are finding those supports unavailable. 
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Hope, humanity and philanthropy in a time of crisis

March 2020
When a pandemic happens, there is worry, stress and fear. But there is also, hope, humanity and philanthropy. We are already seeing how many people in our community want to help those most vulnerable.
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Keeping close during social distancing

March 2020
Staying connected during times of stress is important for everyone.
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RBC Donation Helps Cowichan Youth Build New Skills

March 2020
RBC's generous donation will be invested in a youth education program, thanks to a partnership between Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island and the Hiiye’yu Lelum Friendship Society and Cowichan…
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Point-in-Time Homeless Count Supports the Need for More Resources

March 2020
The National Point-in-Time Count will collect essential data and information to better understand how residents are falling into homelessness. The Count also helps direct where further resources and…
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International Women’s Day: An equal world is an enabled world

March 2020
Today marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
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#211Day

February 2020
February 11 is #211Day
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New Support for Seniors Coming to Campbell River

January 2020
Campbell River seniors will soon have support accessing information and resources, while also reducing senior isolation.
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Ollie found his joy

December 2019
When Ollie started with a local therapeutic riding program in Errington six years in ago, he couldn’t walk or communicate.
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Youth mentorship helps teens get back on track

November 2019
Restorative Justice Youth Mentorship program helps teens get back on track
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Overdose Prevention Resource Guide 2019 - Central Island

November 2019
A community coming together for the central island's opioid epidemic.
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The Power of Giving

November 2019
On GivingTuesday, Show Your Local Love and Fight Homelessness
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Highlights from the 2019 Nanaimo Vital Signs report

November 2019
With a steadily growing population, increasing housing costs, and shocking crime rates, our city needs help and we need to continue to take action, now more than ever.
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Seniors are finding new connections in Comox

October 2019
Your donations are helping seniors fight isolation and loneliness through a peer-support program that's changing lives.
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Your donations are helping women rebuild their lives

October 2019
Women and their children in Campbell River have a safe space to go for housing and support thanks to your donations.
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Proposed changes help B.C.’s most vulnerable

October 2019
The Government of B.C. has proposed changes to legislation that will allow better and faster access to supports for people experiencing, or at risk of poverty and homelessness.
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Homelessness Action Week: Help Create Change!

October 2019
During Homelessness Action Week, you’re invited to participate in a number of events hosted by members of the Nanaimo Homeless Coalition, or to become involved by volunteering or donating. Help us…
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Call for Expression of Interest for Point In Time - Spring 2020

September 2019
On behalf of the Nanaimo Homeless Coalition, we're searching for an agency to manage the Spring 2020 Point-in-Time Count.
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#UNIGNORABLE

September 2019
These aren't someone else's issues, they belong to each of us. Show your Local Love and help us take action on #UNIGNORABLE issues in your community, like homelessness, abuse, and social isolation.
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You're invited to our Annual Campaign Breakfast!

August 2019
Don't miss this year's Annual Campaign Breakfast!
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Our new team members are working hard to make a difference

July 2019
We're very excited to have new team members on board, including our amazing summer interns who are working hard to make a difference in your community.
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Period Promise brings free tampons and pads to women in need

July 2019
Vulnerable Nanaimo residents will receive free menstrual products at 12 locations, including the Nanaimo Women’s Centre.
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Life changing support for LGBTQ2S+ youth

July 2019
In a small city without a large LGBTQ2S+ community, finding likeminded people can make a world of difference, especially to a young teenager.
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The hidden story of Métis people on Vancouver Island

June 2019
United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island recognizes how important it is to help preserve and promote Métis culture on Vancouver Island, so we invite you to join us at the Vancouver Island Métis…
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May is Leave a Legacy Month

June 2019
Change lives, grant wishes, and make your vision of a better tomorrow come true. Learn how to support your passions by leaving a charitable donation in your Will.