United Way campaign totals $28.4 million
Over 500 people gathered for dinner at the Scotiabank & United Way Community Spirit Awards at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver on Thursday, March 14th. The event honoured volunteers, community agencies and donors who supported the annual United Way campaign.
(From left to right) (Top row) Mike Killeen - CTV News, Loring Phinney & Jamie Pitlado 2012 Campaign Co-Chairs, Yuri Fulmer - United Way Board Chair, Michael McKnight - United Way President & CEO, (Bottom row) Nira Arora - The Beat 94.5, Shamaila Shaikh - guest speaker, and Nilusha Alibhai - Scotiabank District Vice President, North Coast and Fraser Valley
Thanks to the generosity and support of donors, United Way raised $28.4 million in 2012/2013 that will be put to work to help children and seniors across Metro Vancouver.
Loring Phinney, Vice-president, Corporate Marketing, Bell Canada, and Jamie Pitblado, Vice-president, Promotions & Community Investment, The Vancouver Sun & The Province, co-chaired the 2012/2013 campaign.
"Through the generosity and support of our donors, and hard work of thousands of volunteers, United Way is able to tackle key social issues facing our communities, like child poverty, bullying and senior isolation. We are all working together to change people's lives for the better," said Michael McKnight, President and CEO of United Way of the Lower Mainland.
2012 Awards of Excellence
2012 Celebration of Community Award recipients
2012 Spirit Award recipients
2012 Top Contributors
Jun. 25, 2013
United Way will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. The Annual General Meeting is the opportunity for our community partners and stakeholders to come together and review the past year and deal with matters such as the election of board members, swearing in a new Board Chair and reviewing the annual financial statements.