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2018 Leaders Cabinet

United Way is grateful for the contributions of our talented volunteers who make our annual campaign possible. Our cabinet volunteers ensure that our Leaders have access to the most up-to-date information about Calgary's social issues and receive invitations to thought-provoking events.


David Fillo
Shell Canada Limited

Anna Davison

Committee Members

Jason Clifton

Michael Croft
SNC-Lavalin Inc.

Blain van Melle
TransAlta Corporation

Perry Jasson
Keywest Projects Ltd.

Jody Dominey
UPS Canada

Lara Conrad
ARC Resources Ltd.

Carolyn Kaldy
Community Consultant

Jim Suggett
Community Consultant

Jeff Green
Perpetual Energy Inc.

Rachel Raffa
SAP Canada

Patrick Accadia
RBC Royal Bank

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As a Leadership Donor with United Way, you are creating an impact because:

  1. Your investment is strategically directed where it is needed most in our city.
  2. Our programs, initiatives and collaboratives are rigorously evaluated to ensure your gift has the greatest impact possible.
  3. You are supporting your fellow Calgarians to thrive.

“Investing in United Way is important, because you truly are investing in your community. And you’re investing in somebody else’s future. You never know, you might be investing in your own.” – Mark Roblin, United Way Leadership Donor.

Leadership Donor Levels, as donated annually.

Bronze Leader: $1,200 - $2,499
Silver Leader: $2,500 - $4,999
Gold Leader: $5,000 - $9,999

Leadership Donor Tax Credits

Giving to United Way has many benefits, both to our community and to you. Your donation of cash, securities and other assets is eligible for charitable tax credits, which can reduce the federal and provincial income tax you pay each year.

The following chart illustrates the considerable tax savings Leaders receive for each level of giving*:

Leadership Donors Tax Benefits 2018


Leadership Giving

United Way's Leadership Giving Program

Leadership Donors unite from all ages and walks of life to lead change in the areas of poverty, kids and communities with gifts between $1,200 and $9,999 annually. United Way brings together all areas of community to address social issues at the roots and develop long term strategies to solve them.

It’s not a donation. It’s an investment.


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Run a Leadership Giving Workplace Campaign

Are you running a United Way Campaign at your workplace? Add a Leadership Giving focus in your campaign and grow your Leadership Donors. Please contact our Leadership Giving team for more information.

Leadership Giving Opportunities

  • Giving a gift of $1,200 or more gives you the opportunity to join Women United, where you will receive invites to exclusive educational and networking events
  • Receive Gen Next updates and invites to events
  • Recognition in United Way’s annual Honour Roll publication
  • Invitation to the Leadership Donor recognition event in the spring
  • Silver and Gold Leadership Level Donors receive an invitation to the President’s Breakfast

Sponsorship Opportunities

Each year, generous sponsors contribute dollars to enhance United Way's Leadership Giving Program. Sponsorship offsets all costs associated with hosting recognition and educational events.

If you are interested in supporting the Leadership Giving program, please contact us.