Donor Stories
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...

November 2017

The Four Moments – Angela’s Story

For Angela Yu, the power of listening and looking beyond the surface is essential to preventing youth suicide. “Being directly...

November 2017

Longtime Philanthropist Wins Spirit of Generosity Award

Winner of the Spirit of Generosity Award at this year’s National Philanthropy Day, John McEown is one of United...