LOCAL ISSUES CAN
BE EASY TO IGNORE.

TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE THEM
#UNIGNORABLE

Show Your Local Love
DONATE NOW


Your generosity powers United Way’s work in the community. It allows us to tackle, persistent, #UNIGNORABLE issues are preventing far too many individuals and families from getting ahead.

When you show your local love for your community, you’re helping create pathways out of poverty so that everyone can thrive.

We love where we live but issues like poverty, homelessness, and mental illness are hurting our communities.

By showing your local love, you can make local issues #UNIGNORABLE.

Local Impact

United Way’s across Canada partnered with local charities to identify individuals and donors who were impacted by United Way investments. These real-life, powerful stories truly illustrate the incredible impact of your donations.

Your donations impact the lives of over 85,000 people in the Southern Interior region. Their stories illustrate the local impact of your support.

Our Impact

Here’s how your local love helps us tackle #UNIGNORABLE issues:

$5
provides healthy snacks for 2 days of after school kids programming in the Okanagan for a low income family, giving the kids confidence and the parents the ability to work.

$50
provides room & board for one night for a local person in an addiction recovery program, potentially leading to reunification with their family.

$500
provides a fully funded place for one at-risk teen in an outdoor pursuits program, addressing mental health & anxiety issues, and preventing them falling through the cracks.

#Unignorable Toolkit

Campaign and Fundraising Toolkit

To support your special event or workplace campaign, United Way has created a toolkit full of #UNIGNORABLE resources, digital assets and materials to help you reach your goals.

Campaign Toolkit

LOCAL ISSUES CAN
BE EASY TO IGNORE.

TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE THEM
#UNIGNORABLE

Show Your Local Love
DONATE NOW