Random acts of kindness can brighten someone’s day, so instead of just having it one day this year, the Victoria Foundation is encouraging people to…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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We all know how important connection and getting out in community is, but for people in long-term care, it can be very difficult. That’s where…Read More
Homelessness is a growing issue on the island, and Indigenous people are often disproportionately affected. The Oasis Society is working to help vulnerable people living…Read More
Soap is something most of us probably take for granted, but here at home and around the world, many people can’t afford to buy it….Read More
With inflation and the high cost of food and housing, many dual-income families are struggling, so it’s even tougher for single parents. But the 1Up…Read More
SUPPLY Victoria is the city’s first-ever creative reuse center, and it’s helping artists, teachers, and students find affordable supplies. It also helps to divert items…Read More
For women fleeing domestic violence, the holidays are an incredibly tough time of the year. But the Sole Sisters are hoping to make it a…Read More
A Vancouver Island family that lost a child to cancer is turning their tragedy into something positive. On this week’s Vital People, presented on CHEK…Read More
Thousands of Canadians are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, and sadly about 25 per cent of the people on that waiting list die every…Read More
The final push is on for Cool Aid’s campaign to buy 10,000 pairs of warm socks for people experiencing homelessness. Kia Victoria is matching donations…Read More