Donor Stories

Giving to Western - A clear focus

When Santasil Mallik’s friend invited him to examine old photographs from her family’s shuttered photo studio, he didn’t imagine that evening would inspire a voyage across the globe, changing the course of his life forever (continue reading).

Remembering David with the Gift of Education

David Reiss excelled at everything he put his mind to, whether it was serving as Director of Administration at Camp Kadimah as a teenager, or attending Western University as a student in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies (continue reading).

Askunessippi (Antler River) Scholarship

The Antler River Scholarship was established in 2019 and provides an annual scholarship of $1000 to help fund the education of a student entering the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program (continue reading).

A world through words

Beloved professor and a fan of happy endings, Catherine Ross gifts $400,000 to the Faculty of Information & Media Studies (FIMS) to support the success of students (continue reading).

Raveena Aulakh Memorial Award

The Raveena Aulakh Memorial Award in Journalism & Communication was established in 2017 to honour the memory of a friend often missed. (continue reading).

Gary Manning Memorial Scholarship

The Gary Manning Memorial Scholarship in Journalism was established by a generous gift from Mrs. Joanna Manning in 2020 in memory of her late husband (continue reading).