Volunteer Call Out: Spring Cleaning

We’re in need of volunteers for two upcoming shifts on March 24 and 25, and we would love for you to join us! DESCRIPTION Every spring our sister organization, First United Church Social Housing Society, helps tenants get rid of unwanted items in their units. Volunteers will help tenants by bringing the unwanted items down […]

Volunteer Week: Meet Valerie

For National Volunteer Week we’re honoured to recognize one of our long-standing and dedicated volunteers, Valerie Purcell.

Our newest board members

In November 2020, we welcomed three new board directors to the First United fold: the Rev. Jennifer Goddard Sheppard, Chief David Walkem, and Aaron Wilson.

Not-so-Lucky 13: This Year’s Golf Tournament for the Homeless

This week, we were meant to host First United’s 13th Annual Golf Tournament for the Homeless: “Lucky 13,” we’d called it. Seems funny looking back now! But as with so many plans this spring, it was not to be. When the seriousness of COVID-19 set in, we made the tough decision to cancel the tournament. We knew everyone’s health […]