Island Savings a division of First West Credit Union

453 employees on Do Some Good
  • Duncan, British Columbia
    V9L 1T7


About us

A division of First West Credit Union, Island Savings offers innovative products, local decision making and an extensive branch network of 16 branches and 11 insurance offices to nearly 100,000 British Columbians on Vancouver Island, Pender Island and Salt Spring Island. A leading employer in the region Island Savings provides community investment with the Growing Island Families Together (GIFT) program, which supports child wellbeing initiatives on the islands.

What we believe in

Island Savings' Full Cupboard program raises food, funds & awareness for local food banks across the region. We're proud that in 2017, together with our employees and community partners, we raised $79,586. That's the equivalent of 238,758 meals for children and families in our communities.

Organizations we support

  • What people are saying about us

    It is great to see a Good Company, such as Island Savings, giving back to their local community. Local acts of kindness, volunteerism and donations help to make our country the amazing place that it is today. A big thanks to Island Savings for their contributions to building a stronger and more connected community.

    Our average annual contributions

    4311 hours


    $ 86220

    Monetary Equivalent of Volunteer Hours

    Causes we care about

    Arts & Culture
    Financial Literacy
    Food & Nutrition

    Top causes supported by employees

    • Animal Welfare
    • Health & Well-being
    • Food & Nutrition
    • Youth Development
    • Community and Economic Development

    Community events

    Events and positions that we host or support that you can volunteer for.

    The Big Shop of Horrors Volunteers

    The Full Cupboard

    Daphne Swift Residence, Duncan
    Event, Oct 19th to Oct 31st, 2018
    Help raise funds for our island food banks, Big Brothers Big Sisters and MS Canada!
    Food & Nutrition
    Health & Well-being
    Apply within 9d.


    Stories of our community involvement