As a donor to United Way you are creating hope and possibility for thousands of individuals, families, children and youth through your support of a network of local social service programs. You have the power to help address the immediate needs of the most vulnerable people across the Capital Regional District, as well as the root causes of social issues to create sustainable change.
There are several ways to give to United Way Greater Victoria. Simply choose from the options below — each directly supports vital social services in the community:
Making a monthly or one-time donation is quick and easy. Donate here today!
Phone or Mail
Call our office at 250-385-6708 or send a cheque payable to United Way of Greater Victoria and mail to:
201 – 633 Courtney Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1B9
Interested in learning more about how to set up payroll giving or to start a workplace campaign? For information, please contact Hazel Braithwaite, Director of Community Campaign at (250) 220-8947 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts of Securities
A gift of securities— stocks, bonds or mutual funds—is one of the most cost- effective ways to support United Way. As well, capital gains tax is not applied to a donation of shares of publicly-held securities donated in kind to the United Way of Greater Victoria. We welcome calls from financial advisors, donors and corporate leaders to discuss individual interests and how we can best direct your gift.
For information or to discuss your gift of securities, please call Marg Rose, Director of Philanthropy at (250) 220-7365. You can download our gift of securities form to use with your broker here.
Major and legacy gifts can literally change the lives of hundreds – even thousands – of vulnerable children, families and seniors in our community. There are many ways United Way can work closely with you as your social impact advisor to maximize the impact of your gift. Transformational gifts include:
For years, United Way has been a leader in partnering with local businesses to help achieve their philanthropic goals. By sponsoring an event or community initiative with United Way, your company will gain access to audiences throughout Greater Victoria. Whether you are looking at targeting a specific market or a wider public audience to promote and enhance your profile and brand, expand network connections or engage employees in a meaningful experience, United Way has a sponsorship opportunity that will meet your business needs. To learn more about partnering with United Way, please contact Brittany Decker, Director of Resource Development at (250) 220-7381 or email@example.com.
Corporate Matching Gifts
Many employers offer a matching-gift program, which can double your gift and impact. To find out whether your gift to United Way can be matched and how, please contact your company’s HR department.
We value our donors and pledge to operate ethically in all manners of our relationships by adhering to the Donor Bill of Rights. Thank you!
Questions? Contact Laura Milligan, Donor Relations Senior Advisor at (250) 220-7388 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Legal Name: United Way of Greater Victoria
Our Charitable Business Number: 119278224RR0001