Donor Stories

A Message from the Chairs

Aimée Lindenberger Co-ChairCanadian Association of Gift Planners Greater Vancouver Chapter Jane WestheuserCo-ChairCanadian Association of Gift Planners Greater Vancouver Chapter Mike ToddChairLeave a Legacy Committee Greater Vancouver How do you wish to have a positive impact in the world? Every one of us has an influence on the world: sharing traditions and values with children or […]

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The Terry Fox Foundation Donor Story

Creating a Vision of Hope for the Next Generation Andrea TangManager, Philanthropic RelationsThe Terry Fox Foundation We all have a story to tell and a legacy to leave. Although we have different dreams and aspirations, most of us want to know that we’ve made a meaningful impact in some way. He is the ultimate example […]

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Great Horned Owl. Photo by William Murdock

The Nature Trust of BC Donor Story

Leaving Gifts Now and in the Future Deb KennedyDirector of Marketing & DevelopmentThe Nature of Trust BC I have had the privilege of getting to know some amazing people who share a passion for nature and wish to leave a lasting legacy to The Nature Trust of BC. One such person was Fritz Durst, who […]

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Kristine Love

Solus Trust Company Limited Article

There is a Planned Gift Vehicle to Suit Everyone Kristine LoveSenior Trust OfficerSolus Trust Company Limited It doesn’t really matter how much wealth you have accumulated in your life. Each of us have different motivations and goals, and goals change over our lifetimes. Consider these donors’ circumstances and desires: Kay has switched jobs and has […]

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VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation Donor Story

Brain Aneurysm Survivor Leaving a Legacy for All Charlene TaylorSenior Associate Director, Gift & Estate PlanningVGH & UBC Hospital Foundation Kathy Jenkins with the piano she learned to play as she recovered from brain surgery at VGH. In 2012, Kathy Jenkins suffered a terrifying burst brain aneurysm. It was quickly determined that she needed the […]

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