“Everything they do here at First is designed to make you feel like you have a place to come to, you do have a roof over your head, and they do care.” — Jadah Wild 1964-2017
By donating to First United, you are helping build a stronger community of care — a warm and caring place for our community members to come home to.
Give in the spirit of growth and renewal and help set someone on the path to a brighter, healthier future.
We are touched by the deepness of Jadah’s gratitude and the fire in her spirit that ignited her commitment First United and her community here on the Downtown Eastside. Please join us in honouring this lovely and funny woman by supporting the organization she held so dear.
First United strives to meet every person without judgement, offering low-barrier access to shelter and a variety of programs and services including meals, advocacy, spirit programming, taxes, foot care, storage, taxes, women’s programming, and more. Becoming a monthly donor means stability of these programs and predictability for our community members.