For 40 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria has been helping people all across the South Island, from Sooke to Salt Spring Island. Because…Read More
The Victoria Foundation sponsors a television news feature series with CHEK TV called Vital People. Airing each Sunday on CHEK News @ 5, Vital People shares the stories of people and organizations working on the issues highlighted in the Victoria’s Vital Signs® community report that the foundation publishes annually.
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A year ago this month, the Victoria Foundation celebrated its 80th birthday by offering free admission to dozens of attractions across Greater Victoria. Known as…Read More
Prostate cancer affects one in eight Canadian men, but when caught and treated early, there’s a 90 to 95 per cent chance of surviving. That’s…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read about a new Together Against Poverty Society initiative aiming to aid…Read More
Moving is never easy, but moving to a new country is worlds harder. That’s where the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society comes in. This…Read More
St. John Ambulance is a volunteer organization usually associated with First Aid training, but it offers many other programs, including emergency response services for youth…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read about how the Victoria branch of the Disabled Sailing Association of…Read More
Middle school can be a tough time for girls as they try to stay true to themselves and yet fit in with their peers. Now…Read More
For more than two decades, an organization based at the University of Victoria has been helping people with disabilities by creating unique solutions to their…Read More
If you enjoy being in nature, there’s a group of volunteers who could use your help to ensure kids of all ages enjoy the experience…Read More