Ways to Get Involved

There are many ways you can get involved in the First United community.

DONATE

First United relies on donations from people who believe we can ensure the most vulnerable people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside will always have a place to belong and opportunities for hope and transformation. To make a gift today, click here. 

VOLUNTEER

Many First programs rely on volunteers. Would you like to share your time with our community? Find out more here.

GIVE GOODS

Your donations help us serve our community. To find out more about donating goods and see a list of the items we are currently able to accept, please click here.

SPONSOR A MEAL

To boost corporate citizenship, engage in team building, celebrate a special event, and support a key program at First, sponsor a meal for 200+ Downtown Eastside community members! To find out more, click here.

ATTEND AN EVENT

We host events to bring our community together, foster discussion and build support for the essential work we do.  To attend an upcoming event, click here.

FUNDRAISE FOR FIRST

Support the work of First United today! You and your friends, family, congregation, or co-workers can organize your own third-party event to fundraise for First. To learn more, and access tips and instructions, click here.

LEAVE A LEGACY

Create a legacy of compassion and justice with a gift in your will to First United. Together, we can ensure the most vulnerable people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside will always have a place to belong and opportunities for hope and transformation. To learn more, and for guidance on all steps of the process, click here.