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United Way NBC joins forces with Staples Canada so kids get the tools they need to succeed through the ‘tools for school’ program!

UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC JOINS FORCES WITH STAPLES CANADA SO KIDS GET THE TOOLS THEY NEED TO SUCCEED THROUGH THE ‘TOOLS FOR SCHOOL’ PROGRAM! Many families struggle to make ends meet on the best of days, and staring down the start of a school year can bring financial strains and stress that can cause

UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA’S PERIOD PROMISE AIMS TO COLLECT 100,000 MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS TO FIGHT PERIOD POVERTY IN NORTHERN BC!

UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA'S PERIOD PROMISE AIMS TO COLLECT 100,000 MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS TO FIGHT PERIOD POVERTY IN NORTHERN BC! Period Promise campaign asks people in local communities of Northern BC to help end period poverty. Period poverty is more common than most people realize. At least half of people who menstruate will struggle

Taylor Hutchison joins UWNBC as Community Development Coordinator

We are pleased to announce the addition of the newest member of our team! Taylor Hutchison has joined the United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) as of January 24, 2022, in the position of Community Development Coordinator. Taylor is working from her home office in Prince George, connecting with the rest of the United Way

Parveen Deepak joins UWNBC as Resource Development Officer

We are pleased to announce the addition of the newest member of our team! Parveen Deepak has joined the United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) as of January 5, 2022, in the position of Resource Development Officer. Parveen is working and connecting with rest of the United Way of Northern BC in a hybrid home/office

Meghan Ginter joins UWNBC as Director of Resource Development

We are pleased to announce the addition of the newest member of our team! Meghan Ginter has joined the United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) as of October 18, 2021, in the position of Director of Resource Development. Meghan is working out of our administration office in Prince George, connecting with the rest of the

United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) provides $97,000 to non-profit agencies throughout Northern BC through Coastal GasLink Legacy Fund!

United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) provides $97,000 to non-profit agencies throughout Northern BC through Coastal GasLink Legacy Fund! In times of worries and uncertainties, 11 non-profit agencies in Northern BC will receive a portion of the funds raised through the Coastal GasLink Legacy Fund, which was developed to support the communities that support the

United Way Tree of Lights 2021 reaches new heights

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS REACHES NEW HEIGHTS – OVER $68,000 RAISED TO SUPPORT NON-PROFIT AGENCIES IN PRINCE GEORGE! United Way of Northern BC is thrilled to announce that the community of Prince George has once again showered their #LocalLove in abundance! What seemed like an ambitious goal of $50,000 to raise for critical community

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS RAISES OVER $52,000 TO SUPPORT NON-PROFIT AGENCIES IN PRINCE GEORGE!

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS RAISES OVER $52,000 TO SUPPORT NON-PROFIT AGENCIES IN PRINCE GEORGE! The local community came together this season to make a MASSIVE local impact by showing their #LocalLove through donations to the United Way Tree of Lights. We are thrilled to announce that through the generosity of local businesses and individuals

UNITED WAY TO HOST A DRIVE TO COLLECT GIFT CARDS FOR THOSE IN NEED IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY!

UNITED WAY TO HOST A DRIVE TO COLLECT GIFT CARDS FOR THOSE IN NEED IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY! Local people are coming together to make a local impact by showing their #LocalLove. On December 3rd, United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) will be hosting a gift card collection drive. People in Prince George are urged

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN TO KICK OFF ON NOVEMBER 29TH

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN TO KICK OFF ON NOVEMBER 29TH Local people will once again come together to make a local impact by showing their #LocalLove. On November 29th, United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) will kick off the United Way Tree of Lights campaign. Once again, the tree that brings a beacon

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS IS COMING BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

UNITED WAY TREE OF LIGHTS IS COMING BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON! United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) is ramping up the preparations to bring the Tree of Lights back this holiday season. UWNBC is thrilled to announce the United Way Tree of Lights is coming back this holiday season. In the past few weeks, the

United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) and Coastal GasLink join forces to support non-profit agencies in Northern BC through Coastal GasLink – Legacy Fund

United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) and Coastal GasLink join forces to support non-profit agencies in Northern BC through Coastal GasLink – Legacy Fund UWNBC is working hard to connect resources with local needs all across Northern BC. Non-profit agencies are in great need with these unprecedented and challenging times, and UWNBC remains committed to

SHARE A GIFT OF WARMTH TO SUPPORT THE VULNERABLE PRINCE GEORGE RESIDENTS DURING THE WINTER MONTHS!

SHARE A GIFT OF WARMTH TO SUPPORT THE VULNERABLE PRINCE GEORGE RESIDENTS DURING THE WINTER MONTHS! From October 14th – October 16th, between 9:30 am to 4:00 pm, the staff and volunteers from United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) will be at KMS Tools & Equipment at 101 Queensway in Prince George for a fundraising

UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC’S (UWNBC) DAY OF CARING® CONNECTS KELSON GROUP AND PHOENIX TRANSITION HOUSE FOR NECESSARY RENOVATIONS AT TRANSITION HOUSE AT NO COST!

UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN BC’S (UWNBC) DAY OF CARING® CONNECTS KELSON GROUP AND PHOENIX TRANSITION HOUSE FOR NECESSARY RENOVATIONS AT TRANSITION HOUSE AT NO COST! On Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, UWNBC staff and volunteers from Kelson Group will come together to re-build a composite deck and baluster railing and do the garden clean-up at Phoenix

De-stigmatizing Substance Dependency and Saving Lives Starts with YOU – International Overdose Awareness Day

De-stigmatizing Substance Dependency and Saving Lives Starts with YOU. Substance Dependency, Harm Reduction and Overdose Awareness, Anti-Stigmatization August 31, 2021, is International Overdose Awareness Day.  Why is this day exceptionally important in British Columbia, and Canada? In March of 2021, there were 158 suspected overdose deaths in BC. In April 2021, BC EHS responded to

GLOW IN THE DARK GOLF TOURNAMENT COMING TO PRINCE RUPERT!

GLOW IN THE DARK GOLF TOURNAMENT COMING TO PRINCE RUPERT! United Way of Northern BC has joined forces with Big Brother Big Sister of Northern BC to bring Glow in the Dark Golf Tournament to Prince Rupert. https://www.unitedwaynbc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/PRGolf_Actual.mp4 After more than a year and a half of living in the pandemic, we are thrilled to

UNITED WAY’S PERIOD PROMISE CAMPAIGN OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED IN NORTHERN BC!

UNITED WAY’S PERIOD PROMISE CAMPAIGN OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED IN NORTHERN BC! Periods are a fact of life. But if you’re living in poverty – or vulnerable in other ways – access to necessary menstrual products can be challenging. And COVID has made it even more difficult. The lack of access to menstrual products and facilities to

New member added to UWNBC Family

A new member added to UWNBC Family! We are thrilled to announce that Shyanne Walker has joined the United Way of Northern BC in the position of Resource Development Officer – Northwest. Shyanne will be working remotely out of Terrace, connecting with the rest of the United Way of Northern BC team that works out

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day 2021 What do you think of when you think of women? Do you think of sensitivity or weakness? Or do you think of the un-yielding strength behind the incredible amount of courage being a woman has taken over hundreds, nay, thousands of years? This fortitude is still needed to speak up and

UNITED WAY AND BC211 CELEBRATING THE EXPANSION OF 211 TO THE COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE NORTHERN BC REGION ON 211 DAY

UNITED WAY AND BC211 CELEBRATING THE EXPANSION OF 211 TO THE COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE NORTHERN BC REGION ON 211 DAY An inaugural pan Canadian 211 Day On February 11, 2021, the entire nation will be celebrating 211 Day. This year, for the first time, anyone living anywhere in Canada can pick up the phone and

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