Island Savings

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Press Releases

Recent News Releases

Island Savings celebrates a remarkable year of reducing hunger
April 15, 2019

Duncan, B.C. – The numbers are in, and for Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, 2018 will be remembered as a year of considerable progress in the fight against hunger.

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Island Savings among the first Canadian financial institutions to offer international exchange service SendGlobal™
Oct 30, 2018

Duncan, BC –Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, became one of the first financial services providers in Canada to roll-out SendGlobal™, an international money transfer mobile application.

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Island Savings invests in community with donation to VIU
Sept 19, 2018

Gift will help University deliver high-quality health and science programs to communities. Education has the power to support the quality of life of individuals, with the ripple effect being stronger, happier, healthier communities overall.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters and Island Savings reflect on eight years of partnership resulting in over 1,800 mentorship matches
Sept 17, 2018

Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union and all three Big Brothers Big Sisters’ (BBBS) agencies on Vancouver Island gathered together to celebrate eight valuable years of partnership and to announce a significant financial milestone- $500,000 in cumulative financial support provided by Island Savings to the organizations.

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HarbourCats Foundation launches with support of Island Savings
Aug 3, 2018

The Victoria HarbourCats Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union.

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Island Savings announces partnership with Thunder Rugby
July 4, 2018

Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union is proud to partner with Thunder Rugby in support of their 5th annual Thunder Rugby Camp, a four-day training camp running from July 4-7 and capped off by the Thunder 7’s tournament on Saturday

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Award winning volunteer recognition program continues into 2018
May 8, 2018

Fresh off a Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) excellence award in community relations, First West Credit Union’s #SimpleGenerosity program is now accepting nominations for 2018..

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Island Savings named title partner with Highlanders
April 13, 2018

Highlanders FC announced Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union as their new title partner in a multi-year agreement on Friday, April 13. The agreement will see the Island Savings brand appearing on all Premier Development League (PDL) jerseys, as well as on key marketing collateral.

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Island Savings named presenting sponsor of The Open Innovation Challenge
Mar 9, 2018

The Open Innovation Challenge will see ten finalists compete for three $15,000 cash reward prizes. The ten finalists were selected by an adjudication panel from 69 submissions from South Island citizens.

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PISE and Island Savings Announce New Program: Fuelling Youth Performance for Indigenous Athletes
Feb 6, 2018

PISE and Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, are proud to announce Fuelling Youth Performance, a new program supporting indigenous youth.

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