How We Help2019-04-17T17:46:46-07:00

Our Priorities

United Way is improving lives locally by investing in programs and services that move people from poverty to possibility, help kids be all they can be, and build strong, resilient, healthy communities.

Our Impact

United Way strives to achieve meaningful, long-term improvements to the quality of life in our communities. In order to do this, we have created our Community Impact Strategy. This framework sets clear priorities for our investments and collaborative work so that we know we are making a measurable difference in our region.

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Community Development

Part of United Way’s mandate is to work together with community groups, agencies, governments and businesses to address local issues.

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United Way is committed to investing in programs and projects that address our focus areas and demonstrate success in achieving results.

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Do you have a question about United Way or our work to improve lives locally? Here are answers to  the questions that we get most often.

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Impact Stories

Local Youth-led programs receive funding

June 18, 2020 – This spring, the Central Okanagan Foundation and United Way’s GenNext contributed $6,000 to support three youth led projects based in the Central Okanagan. These grants are available

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