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Summer Student Job Opening

May 2017
The United Way and Vibrant Abbotsford are accepting applications for a Summer Student Position of Project Coordinator. Applicants must be returning to a post secondary institution in Fall 2017.
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United Way Invests $169,000 in 11 Fraser Valley Projects

May 2017
‚ÄčThe United Way Fraser Valley announced an investment of more than $169,000 to local projects that address poverty reduction, affordable housing and homelessness and the success of children 0-6

2017 Spirit Awards Nominations

February 2017
Here are the nominees for the 2016 UWFV Spirit Awards!

Meet Yves Trudel, United Way

February 2017
I’m pleased to introduce you to Yves Trudel, who will be serving the Fraser Valley region as a Community Impact Planner. Yves lives in Yarrow, on the edge of Chilliwack and Abbotsford so he’s already a local.  I know how important it is to have local United Way staff who live in the community and understand local issues and priorities. Please join me in welcoming Yves to the Fraser Valley!
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United Way Fraser Valley Pancake Breakfast at UFV

August 2016
You are invited! The United Way Fraser Valley is hosting a free pancake breakfast to kick off the 2016 campaign.
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United Way Campaign Associate Opportunity 2016

August 2016
The Campaign Associate Program is a 16-week work term that gives individuals an exciting opportunity to make a difference in their community, try something new, build their networks, strengthen skills and raise resources for the betterment of the Fraser Valley.
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Statement of Intent to Merge: United Way Fraser Valley and United Way of the Lower Mainland

July 2016
The Board of Directors of United Way Fraser Valley and Board of Directors of United Way of the Lower Mainland have announced their intent to begin merger discussions.
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Wayne Green Retires

June 2016
Under Wayne’s strong, inspirational leadership, United Way of the Fraser Valley has grown to raise close to $1 million a year that is invested in agencies and programs to help people in the Fraser Valley.
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Help Improve lives locally

April 2016
United Way is looking for a passionate, outgoing and organized individual to join our amazing team. You'll lead the community in raising awareness and funds to Improve lives locally.
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2016 Priority Grants announced

March 2016
More than $150,000 in grant cheques were handed out last Friday, March 18.
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Superhero Awards Huge Success

March 2016
The 2015 Spirit Awards were held Thursday, March 10, 2016. Despite having no power after the wind storm, the annual celebration went off without a hitch.
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2015 Nominees Announced!

February 2016
The United Way has announced the nominees for their annual Spirit Awards. There are some surprises and shake-ups from previous years.