Entries by Katie Burke

Government of B.C. funds Period Promise research

Thanks to an innovative pilot project from the Government of B.C. and United Way of the Lower Mainland, deliveries of free pads and tampons will soon be arriving for Greater Victoria residents in need. The United Way Period Promise Research Project is tackling period poverty in B.C., by piloting community-based solutions. This will be the […]

Celebrating Diversity: Proud to support Pride

It’s Pride Week in Victoria June 30 to July 7. From last weekend’s Youth Pride Parade kick-off, to the closing Victoria Pride Parade on July 8, Pride Week is a celebration of diversity. Celebrating diversity is easy to get behind: United Way’s purpose is to create and support a strong, inclusive community where everyone has […]

Victoria Makes its Period Promise

VICTORIA, BC — The City of Victoria is partnering with United Way Greater Victoria on its Period Promise campaign. Beginning this year, free menstrual products such as tampons and pads will be available in various City of Victoria civic facilities, including City Hall, Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre, and downtown public washrooms. “The City of […]

United Way’s Charity Golf Tournament Sept 19, 2019 – SOLD OUT

United Way invites you to be part of our very first golf tournament on September 19, 2019.  We are pleased to announce it will be held at one of the most notable and impressive golf courses in Canada – the Victoria Golf Club. Established in 1893 it is the oldest golf club in Canada still […]

Tell us what you think and win-win!

Your input is a key element in ensuring that we are providing the greatest impact in the community and improving local lives. We value your feedback. Please take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete the United Way Stakeholder Survey – Survey is closed. All survey responses will remain anonymous, but if you would like to be […]