Donor Stories
April 2019

80,000 individuals helped thanks to United Way donors

You did it Greater Victoria! You showed your love for your community and helped fund over 100 programs to support...

April 2019

RBC’s Mark Lovick wins Chair’s Award

Mark Lovick, RBC Regional Vice President for South Vancouver Island, has won United Way’s Chair’s Award of Distinction. The Award...

October 2018

Recognizing Bill Israel on National Seniors Day

October 1 is National Seniors Day in Canada. It's an occasion where all Canadians can celebrate older adults across Canada...

July 2018

Two dentists with hearts of gold help the community

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old gold crowns? Avenue Family Dental and United Way Greater Victoria teamed...

May 2018

Royal Roads University Celebrates 23 Years of Uniting for Their Community

Royal Roads University has been running United Way Greater Victoria fundraising campaigns since the mid-’90s. Year after year they keep...

May 2018

The Gift of a Lifetime

Recent studies show that selfless giving  may contribute to good health and longevity. Jim Warr personifies this. At 95 years...

December 2017

BMO – Giving Back to the Community Makes Us Proud

Giving back to the communities where they live and work is part of the culture at BMO Bank of Montreal,...

December 2017

ESIT Advanced Solutions Turns Up The Fun Factor When Raising Money For Their Community

Visiting the headquarters of ESIT Advanced Solutions Inc. at Vancouver Island Technology Park, it’s quickly apparent that the company values...

November 2017

Pillars of the Metchosin Community, Frank & Jo Mitchell

Pillars of the Metchosin community, Frank and Jo Mitchell have supported United Way for decades. “We believe that those who...