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Western Community

The Western Communities Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization committed to improving local communities. Below are some of our stories. 

The Western Financial Group family wears green in honour of Green Shirt Day and the Logan Effect

April 5, 2019

Green shirts all day for the Logan Effect

The #LoganEffect has inspired our Western Financial Group family. Today, across our branches…


Children play on the outdoor ice rink in Hanna, Alberta

March 28, 2019

Western Communities Foundation grant renews Hanna rink

We’ve seen it in communities across Canada — sports connect us and bring generat…


The 2018/19 Smithers Minor Hockey Association novice team poses with coaching staff in the community rink

February 15, 2019

Western's insurance brokers support Canada's passion

Hockey is more than just our winter game — we lace up our skates together as Canadians…


Western Financial Group's High River brokerage provided a $20,000 donation from Wawanesa Insurance to Medicine Tree Manor.

January 13, 2019

Donation, gift surprises Medicine Tree Manor residents

Our Western team was overjoyed to help fill stockings throughout December for seniors living…


Western Financial Group team including CEO and President Kenny Nicholls deliver donated toys to Alberta Children's Hospital

December 10, 2018

Caring for kids through hospital toy drive

Each present in Western’s holiday toy drive haul — soon to be unwrapped by famil…


Western Financial Group team members enjoy a day volunteering at Habitat for Humanity

December 9, 2018

Habitat for Humanity offers new lease on life

Our day spent in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta building a home was…


Two volunteers, one in a blue Western Financial Group volunteer shirt, peel and chop potatoes during a volunteer shift at Streets Alive in Lethbridge

November 30, 2018

Hope served up hot at Streets Alive Mission

An evening spent volunteering at the Streets Alive Mission, a not-for-profit supporting Leth…


November 13, 2018

Charity team ladles out kindness with Soup Sisters

An amazing mix of smells danced in the air as excited volunteers from all levels of our orga…


November 5, 2018

Toy drive to bring smiles to Alberta Children's Hospital

We’re excited to invite our customers, employees and community members in southern Alb…


October 26, 2018

Western Communities Foundation calendar builds art confidence

A calendar contest through Western Financial Group’s charitable arm — for youth…


October 19, 2018

Food rescue program receives Western support

Western Financial Group is steadfast in its drive to create a hunger-free community, as seen…


October 15, 2018

Online auction boosts Western Communities Foundation

Looking for the perfect gift? At Western Financial Group, we’re inviting Canadians to…


October 10, 2018

Prince George Rotary Hospice cared for by Western

Western Financial Group’s Prince George team continues to support the “second to…


September 21, 2018

Western supports Calgary Food Bank with give back day

As one of the strongest and largest insurance brokerage networks in Canada, one of Western F…


September 17, 2018

Head office team supports local charities

Western Financial Group is proud to continue supporting the communities in which employees l…