The Housing, Health, Shelter & Community Services Fund

Victoria Cool Aid Society first opened its doors in 1968. Since then, it has grown from offering emergency shelter to advocating and working towards ending homelessness.

The Housing, Health, Shelter & Community Services Fund offers a means for community members to make a positive impact in this area…

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Making the dream of education a reality

James grew up in the small community of Yunesit’in, 100 kilometres southwest of Williams Lake. With a population of just 207, James was one of a handful of kids from his reservation able to attend high school. To do so, meant relocating with his parents to Williams Lake. James was one of an even smaller number from his community to graduate…

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LukeFest…a perfect fit for the Luke Rachwalski Memorial Fund

In 2015, Luke Rachwalski’s family started working with the Chwyl School of Contemporary Music at the Victoria Conservatory of Music to raise money for scholarships — Luke’s Gift — and songwriting workshops — Luke’s Legacy. The memorial funds raised through the Luke Rachwalski Memorial Fund held at the Victoria Foundation…

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A family putting values into action

In Victoria, Heart Pharmacy’s owner Naz Rayani and his family have embraced their faith’s deeply-held tradition of service to others and they have reached out to the Victoria Foundation to ensure that their philanthropy is a lasting gift to the greater community…

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