Community Initiative Vision: To have residents of the Lower Columbia well-informed on the value and need of healthy, sustainable, and supportive communities for all. Communities Served by United Way British Columbia – Southern Interior region, Trail & District (Rossland, Warfield, Trail, Montrose, Fruitvale, Areas “A” & “B” of the RDKB).

2020 BV Hamper Programs

Thank you, to all our Beaver Valley donors, community partners, and volunteers with your help we have been able to make Christmas a little more special for 89 households and 2 local groups.

We would like to give a special thanks to South Columbia SAR for assisting with the packing out of the children’s gifts and making some very special deliveries, and to Atco Lumber for your continued support in moving the heavy items and ReMax All Pro Realty and your team of Christmas elves for their generous donation to our toy drive.
Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year

Beaver Valley Food Action Initiative (BVFAI)

  • Being able to get safe and healthy food regardless of income.
  • Not being judged by how or where one gets one’s food.
  • Being able to get food in a way that doesn’t embarrass or make one feel ashamed.

Volunteers needed:

The United Way is seeking 5-8 individuals from the Beaver Valley to commit to a 3-year term as a member the BVFAI Committee. If you are interested in participating please contact our staff at 250.364.099 or email:

Beaver Valley Food Bank

The food bank has recently moved to a new location and is open Thursdays for Beaver Valley residents only.

In order to access the food bank, a prior appointment must be made.

To make an appointment, please call at least one day before the respective Thursday.:

  • For 1st Thursday / month call Maddy at 250-367-9983 or Steve at 250-650-7859
  • For 2nd Thursday / month call Melva at 250-367-6481 or Bev at 250-367-9661
  • For 3rd Thursday / month call Elaine at 250-367-7094 or Janice at 250-367-7833
  • For 4th Thursday / month call George at 250-367-9983 or Trudy at 250-367-6053


1841-B Highway 3BFruitvaleBC V0G 1L0
New Location is next door to The Clothes Horse and Ruala Café.

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Thursdays only

Ignite possibility in your community. Please give generously.