The Cridge Centre for the Family’s Respitality Services offers a much needed break for families of children with special needs. Learn more…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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For the third year, Russ Hay’s Bike Shop is refurbishing kids bikes to donate to families in need. Donations accepted until Dec. 15.Read More
Check out the latest stories in the Times Colonist’s Vital People feature. Read about a program on Salt Spring Island that teaches kids in grades 4 through 6 how to stop violence, and how the LifeStreams Learning program offered by the Garth Homer Society provides customized post-secondary classes for developmentally challenged students. And Sandra Richardson, Victoria Foundation CEO, talks about the importance of GivingTuesday.Read More
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 marks GivingTuesday. The day follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and encourages people to think about how they give back to their community.Read More
Run entirely by volunteers, the Rainbow Kitchen provides hot lunch for more than 700 people every week in Esquimalt. Learn more…Read More
Owen began fundraising to fight prostate cancer when he was just 6 years old. Now nearly 7, he continues his campaign…Read More
Victoria’s Bipolar Babe is educating students in her efforts to stomp out the stigma of mental illness.Read More
Hope in the Shadows is a fundraising calendar that allows street vendors to earn income from its sales.Read More
The Red String Foundation helps foster kids transition into independent living. Learn more…Read More
Week after week, hundreds of volunteers offer their time, and their expertise, to show their support for the city’s most vulnerable.Read More