United Way

A menstrual cup and tampon, shown are just two of the options available to people who menstruate. (Pixabay)

‘The need is so high’: B.C.’s period poverty crisis combatted by free-supply campaign

More than half of people asked by United Way have struggled to buy period products

 

United Way British Columbia officially formed on July 1 when six branches, including Trail and District, joined together as one. Image: United Way BC

United Way BC branches merge into one

United Way Trail and District officially joined five B.C. United Way branches on Canada Day

 

Six United Way chapters around the province are merging into United Way B.C. (News Bulletin file photo)

6 United Way chapters merging around B.C.

Money raised in communities will stay in those communities, agency says

 

The Period Promise Campaign has generated 1.2 million donated menstrual products from 2017 to 2020. Photo: United Way

United Way Period Promise Campaign underway

Financial donations go towards the United Way branch where the dollars are donated

The Period Promise Campaign has generated 1.2 million donated menstrual products from 2017 to 2020. Photo: United Way
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United Way of Trail and District announces second round of grants

Funding comes from the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)

Photo: freestocks on Unsplash
A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)

B.C. neighbourhood aims to change ‘bad rap’ with ‘good news’ website

United Way funds website project with goal of fostering ‘local love’

A new website aims to create positive change for the Clayton Heights neighbourhood of Cloverdale. (claytonheightscommunity.com)