Donor Stories


Kristine Love , CAGP Executive

Philanthropy Rules! LAL Screenplay in two acts Kristine Love,Executive MemberGreater Vancouver Chapter, CAGP ACT I Enter Mrs. McIntosh (M) from stage right into Mr. Wong’s (W) office.W: It’s so nice to see you, Mrs. McIntosh. How have you been?M: Mr. Wong, I’m afraid I haven’t been doing very well. I lost my daughter to cancer […]

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Solus Trust Company Limited Article

Flexible giving through donor-advised funds Jessica Y. LoLawyer & Estate Planning ManagerSolus Trust Company Limited Perhaps you have decided that you would like to leave a legacy gift to charity or to donate in the near future. With so many deserving charities out there, what if selecting the particular one(s) to benefit is preventing you […]

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The Salvation Army Donor Story

Leaving a gift of hope Linda LeighNational Manager of CommunicationsThe Salvation Army When 80-year-old Dieter first began supporting The Salvation Army, he did so because he researched the organization and learned that little money went to administrative costs. Then, when he attended his first donor recognition luncheon, his will to give became more personal. “The […]

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SD43 Education Foundation Article

Empower today’s children to be tomorrow’s leaders Shawn SilverstoneDirector of International Marketing and RecruitmentThe SD43 Education Foundation For some donors, a desire to make a real difference in the education of future generations is a priority in their philanthropic estate planning. A gift through legacy is a meaningful way to give back and can make […]

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Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Donor Story

Giving momentum: How generosity builds over a lifetime Mary Frances Hill for Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Ellen Peterson’s connections to the hospital run deep—both personally and professionally. As a long-time member and past chair of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation board and as the Executive Director of the Langley Division of Family Practice, an organization […]

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