Entries by Jennifer Young

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 approximately 80,000 vulnerable individuals when and where they needed it most. Your generosity made an impact. Through United Way, you raised $4.7 Million to support an inclusive community where every person in Greater Victoria has […]

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 was presented at United Way’s annual Spirit Awards. The annual United Way Spirit Awards recognizes and thanks donors and workplaces for their ongoing community support. The Chair’s Award of Distinction is the event’s most prestigious […]

The Bay Centre pays it forward: cash award given to United Way

Big Wins for Bay Centre at ICSC’s Canadian Maple Leaf Awards in Toronto Awarded $10,000 grant to United Way Greater Victoria to support community helpline October 4, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Bay Centre received the prestigious ICSC Foundation Community Support Award on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Toronto’s International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) […]

Mark Breslauer named as new Executive Director

Mark Breslauer, former President & CEO of Monk Office, will become Executive Director of United Way Greater Victoria on October 10, 2018. Breslauer brings to the role an extensive background in executive leadership, business development, strategic planning and oversight, negotiation, brand development and change management. During his career, Breslauer has served as Senior Vice President, […]

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 – a parent, a neighbour, a friend, or in the case of United Way Greater Victoria, an esteemed volunteer. Bill Israel is that volunteer. Bill is being recognized with a 2018 Valued Elder Recognition Award […]