When people are struggling in Powell River and qathet, United Way is there to help.
Since 1978, Powell River & District United Way has been operating locally as a trusted charity and community partner. Alongside countless partners and supporters, we raise funds, mobilize volunteers, and advocate for change to improve lives and build community right here in Powell River and qathet RD.
Focusing our passion and care for the community to achieve meaningful and deliberate local impact.
To improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.
Our values underpin everything we do. We value collaboration, diversity, equity, inclusion, innovation, integrity, and our local community.
Our funding priorities
100% of funds raised by Powell River & District United Way are invested locally across three priority areas: