News Archive for: ‘United Way’

Community Video Winners Tackle United Way Themes

A Vancouver high school student’s poignant but simple video about bullying related to sexual orientation, Reach Out, has won first prize in the youth category of United Way of the Lower Mainland’s Care to Change competition. People were asked to make change-making videos

Fan Favourite: Public Votes on Videos for Social Change

MEDIA RELEASE    August 17, 2011 United Way of the Lower Mainland’s (UWLM) Care to Change Video Competition is open for online voting. After receiving 70 video submissions, it’s time to turn the competition over to the public to decide

Budget Friendly Videos for Nonprofits

By Shaun Smith, Published on on July 4, 2011 Video has long been a highly effective medium for getting out a message, but only in recent years — with the advent of inexpensive cameras, consumer-friendly editing software and broadband

Everybody Loves A Good Story: Care To Change Video Contest

With a week to go, the United Way of the Lower Mainland invites the public to make a short movie that makes a difference at To win prizes and receive exposure, British Columbia youth (19 and under) and adults can

United Way Wants You to Make a Movie that Makes a Difference

March 23, 2011 – (Vancouver) United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) is launching the 2011 Care to Change Video Competition online at UWLM is inviting the public to make movies that make a difference with the chance to win prizes and

Friends of FanTrust Partner Up For Charity: United Way and BroadbandTV

BroadbandTV Corp. recently launched a YouTube destination to get your social good on. The site, named VISO Give, aggregates pre-existing video content from non-profits, sorts it by company name and type of cause, and lets you watch or search for your

Been there, done that: Fortified by experience

Most of us in digital media have weathered all kinds of storms. We’ve witnessed the rise and fall and rebirth of convergence; suffered and survived the dot-com bust; raised capital in good times and bad; and generated revenues when people

Social media 101

Today, the term “social media” is used interchangeably with “Web 2.0” to describe digital tools and online destinations where individuals can share and connect with others – from social networks like Facebook, social bookmarking tools like Delicious, photo sharing sites

United Way launches digital video campaign with FanTrust

Innovative video shorts go online to tap a new community of donors VANCOUVER, November 4, 2008 – For the first time, a number of United Ways across Canada have combined forces to produce a new video campaign and to tap