Donor Story Articles
Alphonsine Lafond: A Transformative Woman
June 4, 2021
Chief Alphonsine Lafond's family is marking the 60th anniversary of this remarkable leader's election by establishing a named fund investing in young Indigenous women.
Remembering Peter Zakreski
May 28, 2021
Peter Zakreski is remembered fondly for his legacy of community development in many Saskatoon roles and overseas.
The Robert Steane Funds for the Arts
May 21, 2021
Bob Steane's final legacy gift for community arts organizations enabled them to flourish.
Giving to Their Community is in the Shaw Family DNA
March 30, 2021
Generations of Shaw family members have been involved in the life of Saskatoon. Arnie and Linda Shaw spoke about why they give back to community.
Bill Peterson and Paul Lavoie Get the Best Mileage for Giving Back
December 15, 2020
Bill and Paul are building charitable funds for specific areas they want to support, trusting the foundation to steward their funds and take care of the details.
The Many Charities Sustained by the Gladys Hall Fund: She Would Have Been Delighted
November 16, 2020
You can be like Gladys. Gladys Hall carefully saved and invested throughout her career to create an endowed fund that now sustains multiple charities. It is achievable to create a remarkable $1M legacy, starting with a small gift.
Tori Slade Tribute Creates Musical Space for Children and Youth of All Abilities
November 13, 2020
Brenda Baker and Art Slade wanted to do something in their daughter’s memory to spread joy and kindness. In establishing the Tori Slade Fund they found a fitting tribute reflecting who Tori was and her rapturous experience of music.
Be a Bob: The Robert A. (Bob) Steane Legacy
September 1, 2020
After a lifetime of giving, Bob Steane gave one last transformational gift through his estate to improve the lives of his neighbours and community. His over $10M gift promotes the arts, addresses homelessness, and enhances health care.
Bart Hunter Receives Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal
May 14, 2020
Philanthropist Bart Hunter is recognized by the province for his contributions, volunteerism, and impact. He credits wife Cindy for her partnership and support.