Donor Stories
June 2016

United Way Pays Tribute to Longstanding Donor and Volunteer

United Way Pays Tribute to Longstanding Donor and Volunteer Barb McVagh with Honorary Life Membership VICTORIA, BC – United Way’s...

December 2015

Expanding the Circle of Giving – The ‘United Way’

VICTORIA, BC – As fall gives way to winter, when daylight hours shorten and temperatures dip below double digits, we...

September 2015

Harry Prior thank you for your loyalty

United Way said goodbye to long-time donor Harry Prior last week. Harry had been proudly giving to United Way since...

June 2015

Surgeon Shares Lessons on Annual Giving from Wife

“I wasn’t that altruistic at the start,” confesses Dr. Harlow Hollis, owner of DermaSpa clinic and a United Way donor...

October 2014

Reaching Out to Seniors

Reaching out to seniors in isolation improves health, quality of life. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2014 VICTORIA, BC –...

September 2014

Philanthropist Paula Carey Shares Why United Way Matters

Philanthropist, Paula Carey Shares Why United Way Matters Meet Paula Carey, environmental scientist, businessperson, yoga teacher, fundraiser and now United...

July 2014

Barb McVagh

United Way Red Feather Donor Barb McVagh celebrated alongside 475 other donors for 25+ years of dedication to the...

July 2014

Andrew Beckerman

Architect by trade - philanthropist at heart. Long-time United Way donor Andrew Beckerman tells us why he supports his community....

July 2014

Jess Gibbard

Philanthropy Starts at Home For Jess Gibbard giving to his community dates back to when he received his first allowance....