United Way campaign kicks off today

The charity funding organization will announce its fundraising goal for the year

  • Sep. 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The United Way of Greater Victoria is launching its 2014 campaign this week with three lunchtime events.

The charity funding organization will announce its fundraising goal for the year at the main campaign kickoff today (Sept. 17), running from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Centennial Square in downtown Victoria. The event will feature music, food and beverages.

On Thursday, the campaign team travels to the Real Canadian Super Store in Langford and Esquimalt Country Grocer from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Friday, United Way reps are at Mayfair Shopping Centre for the lunchtime gathering. For more information, please go online to uwgv.ca.

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