United Way helping more local organizations recover from COVID-19

21 local non-profit groups in the Comox Valley and surrounding area are getting some help, so they can help others. 

United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island is giving out over $400,000 across the region to local charities adapting their frontline services helping at-risk Canadians during the pandemic.  

The funds will help address homelessness, and support agencies that have seen an increase in demand for their services.

Some of the local groups getting the funding include the Comox Valley Head Injury Society, Glacier View Lodge, and the Denman Island Community Education Society.

To see which specific groups received the boost from United Way, see below:

  • Comox Bay Care Society
  • Comox Valley Transition Society
  • Comox Valley Family Services Association
  • Comox Valley Head Injury Society
  • Comox Valley Hospice Society
  • Comox Valley Lifelong Learning Centre
  • Comox Valley Senior Support Society
  • Comox Valley Transition Society
  • Comox Valley AVI Health & Community Services
  • Denman Island Community Education Society
  • Glacier View Lodge
  • Hornby Island Educational Society
  • Upper Island Women of Native Ancestry
  • Stepping Stones Recovery House for Women Society
  • Alberni Valley Bread of Life
  • Alberni Valley Community School Society
  • Alberni Valley Drug & Alcohol Prevention Service
  • Port Alberni Association for Community Living
  • Port Alberni Association for Children with Developmental Disabilities
  • Alberni Valley Salvation Army
  • Ladysmith Family and Friends Society

To learn more about the United Way, and how it is supporting locals during the pandemic, visit their website.