Experts say a healthy community is one where people feel they belong. But these days it’s hard to strike up a chat with a stranger…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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The Victoria Foundation’s Vital Signs report identifies environmental sustainability as a key piece of a healthy, vibrant community. That’s why volunteers at the Peninsula Streams…Read More
Bowl For Kids’ Sake Big brothers Big Sisters Victoria has been helping vulnerable families across the region for forty years. One way they support the…Read More
Helen Hughes has been serving her community and making a difference for many years. She’s a former Victoria city councillor who has helped raise close…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read about the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria‘s new I’ve…Read More
There are many ways to support your favourite charity, you can volunteer your time, make a cash donation or you can follow Helen Martin’s lead….Read More
They say many hands make for light work. For the students of one Victoria elementary school, that phrase has never rung so true. Working with…Read More
The Indigenous Perspective Society’s Button Project is a chance for people in the community to spend time together learning and healing, all the while creating…Read More
Discussions about mental health are becoming more and more common these days, as many try to lessen the stigma by sharing their own struggles. Now,…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, read about how the Rainbow Kitchen serves more than 36,000…Read More