Safe Seniors, Strong Communities- Helping isolated seniors stay connected and cared for during COVID-19
Nanaimo, BC – Vancouver Island seniors will be able to receive the support they need during the COVID-19 crisis through a new province-wide initiative, Safe Seniors, Strong Communities. Seniors can request volunteer help with grocery shopping, meal prep and prescription pick-up or receive friendly check-in call by simply dialing 2-1-1 or filling in an online form at www.bc211.ca.
United Way Launches “Local Love in a Global Crisis Fund” for the underserved populations during the COVID-19 Crisis
NANAIMO, BC - United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) is launching a fundraising appeal to rally support for the underserved populations during the COVID-19 crisis. A new website uwcnvi.ca/covid-19 provides information and resources and invites people to make a donation to support those most in need through the Local Love in a Global Crisis Fund.
Cowichan, BC – To capture a snapshot of people facing homelessness in our community, Cowichan will participate in a province wide point-in-time count on March 12, 2020.
The United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) 2019 #UNIGNORABLE campaign launches on Wednesday, September 18 at the Annual Campaign Breakfast at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre at 7:00 am.
Woodgrove Centre’s United by Denim event will take some financial pressure off local families during the back to school season. The event kicks off Saturday, August 17 at 10:00 am in support of United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island.
In the News
Campbell River Mirror, April 4, 2019
Cowichan Valley Citizen, January 2, 2019
Comox Valley Tide Change, February 11, 2019
Nanaimo News Now, November 9, 2018
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