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PRINCE GEORGE HAS DONE IT AGAIN! UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN SURPASSES THE 2020 FUNDRAISING GOAL.

PRINCE GEORGE HAS DONE IT AGAIN! UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN SURPASSES THE 2020 FUNDRAISING GOAL. The United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is thrilled to announce the final results of the 2020 Tree of Lights. The people of Prince George have again shown tremendous love and support to Prince George’s long-standing Christmas tradition.

SECOND ROUND OF EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND FULLY INVESTED IN NORTHERN BC

Second round of Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) fully invested to support critical social service programs in Northern BC! United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is pleased to announce that the second round of the Emergency Community Support Fund has been fully invested to support vital social service programs in Northern BC. The funding was

CHRISTMAS JUST BECAME MORE JOYFUL

Various pandemic friendly events added to the United Way Tree of Lights campaign to make Christmas more joyful this season The United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is very excited to announce that three new events have been added before the final light-up of the tree to bring joy and happiness to everyone in a

PRINCE GEORGE CHRISTMAS WISH BREAKFAST MOVING TO A PANDEMIC FRIENDLY GIFT DROP-OFF.

PRINCE GEORGE CHRISTMAS WISH BREAKFAST MOVING TO A PANDEMIC FRIENDLY GIFT DROP-OFF Due to the current Health Order restrictions and to promote the safety of our volunteers and donors, this year, the PG Christmas Wish Breakfast will be bringing joy to the kids of Prince George in a new format. Though the meal offerings and

United Way Tree of Lights is coming back this holiday season!

United Way Tree of Lights is coming back this holiday season! The United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is very excited to announce that the United Way Tree of Lights is coming back this holiday season in Prince George. In a collective effort to bring the light of hope and joy in the face of

SECOND ROUND OF EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS

SECOND ROUND OF EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS Round 2 funding has now been made available by the Government of Canada. United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is accepting funding applications for the second round of funding of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) from October 5 to October 30, 2020. The ECSF

Final round of allocations from Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund completed.

Investing resources where they are needed the most – Final round of allocations from Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund completed. United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) has now completed the final round of allocations of their portion of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The investment of just over $349,000 has been made to 25

Lorna Bihori to take over Northwest region of Northern BC

Announcement for Northwest Resource Development We are thrilled to announce that Lorna Bihori is now the Resource Development Officer for the Northwest region of Northern BC! Lorna Bihori joined the United Way of Northern BC on April 1, 2019, in the position of Resource Development Officer – North Central and has been an incredible representative

The first round of allocations of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) completed

DONATE The first round of allocations of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) completed The first round of allocations from UWNBC’s portion of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) has now been completed. Over $508,000 has been granted to 23 non-profit agencies (30 programs) to cope with the effects of COVID-19 pandemic and provide the

New Staff Member Announcement

DONATE A new member added to UWNBC Family! Annette Andrews has joined the United Way of Northern BC as of June 1, 2020 in the position of Resource Development Officer - Northeast. Annette will be working remotely out of Fort St. John, connecting with the rest of the United Way of Northern BC team that

Second round of allocation COVID19 Relief Funds

DONATE UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC DISBURSES SECOND ROUND OF ALLOCATIONS AND DELIVERS ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES TO NON-PROFIT AGENCIES ACROSS NORTHERN BC FROM COVID19 RELIEF FUND United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) has disbursed the second round of allocations from the UWNBC COVID-19 Relief Fund. A further $40,000 of funding was disbursed to 6 non-profit agencies

250 JUGS OF HAND SANITIZER BEING SENT TO NON PROFITS ACROSS NORTHERN BC

DONATE 250 JUGS OF HAND SANITIZER BEING SENT TO NON PROFITS ACROSS NORTHERN BC United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) and Pacific Western Brewery (PWB) join forces to make hand sanitizer available to 68 non-profit agencies providing front-line services and to 2 municipalities who will redistribute it to the non-profit agencies in their area. June

FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND(ECSF) OPENS

DONATE FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND(ECSF) OPENS! Effective May 19, 2020 – United Way of Northern BC is accepting funding applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities and other qualified donees adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ECSF

United Way of Northern BC disburses just over $171K funding to agencies for senior’s program in Northern BC

DONATE United Way of Northern BC disburses just over $171K funding to agencies for senior’s program in Northern BC The United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) has disbursed just over $171K funding to non-profit agencies and charities in Northern BC. This funding was received from the $9M that the federal government allocated to United Way

UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC DISBURSES FIRST ROUND OF ALLOCATIONS FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUND– NORTHERN BC

DONATE UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC DISBURSES FIRST ROUND OF ALLOCATIONS FROM COVID-19 RELIEF FUND– NORTHERN BC April 27, 2020 – United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) has disbursed the first round of allocations from the UWNBC COVID-19 Relief Fund. This assistance is being provided to 25 non-profit agencies or charities across the region, amounting

COASTAL GASLINK DONATES $100,000 TO UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC’s COVID-19 RELIEF FUND

DONATE COASTAL GASLINK DONATES $100,000 TO UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC’s COVID-19 RELIEF FUND – NORTHERN BC Coastal GasLink Pipeline will be making a generous donation of $100,000 to United Way of Northern BC’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. This donation will help UWNBC in its effort to support the constantly growing needs of so many including

Safe Seniors, Strong Communities

DONATE Safe Seniors, Strong Communities As more and more people are appropriately self-isolating, many seniors who are able to live independently with the help of family and friends, are finding those supports unavailable. The Province, in collaboration with bc211, Better at Home, and United Way's across the province, recognizes that community agencies and individuals are

5 Things You Can Do To Fight the Corona Crisis

DONATE 5 Things You Can Do To Fight the Corona Crisis Support Northern BC's People struggling in the economic fallout of COVID-19. When we feel the most helpless, we actually have the power to do the most good. As we move into social distancing and self-quarantine, it’s natural to feel isolated. Staying away from other

COVID19 UPDATE – What United Way of Northern BC is doing to be prepared

DONATE COVID19 UPDATE! What United Way of Northern BC is doing to be prepared United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is taking internal and external steps to support the communities we serve. Internally, we have closed our physical location and are working from home. We can still take calls and emails and are conducting necessary

United Way of Northern BC Grant application period opens

DONATE United Way of Northern BC Grant application period opens Effective Monday, March 9, 2020, United Way of Northern British Columbia is now accepting applications for funding through our Community Investment and Impact Program (CIIP). United Way helps to identify gaps in services in northern communities and be a community connector to bring people and

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