“It’s the toughest job you’ll ever love.” That’s a quote from a foster parent and right now Vancouver Island needs more families willing to foster…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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Since the 1970s, 1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre has been supporting single-parent families across Greater Victoria. And now you can support them at an…Read More
Since 2008, on the first Friday of November Canadians have been encouraged to do something nice for someone else, just to make their day a…Read More
The benefits of pet therapy are well known: therapy dogs are a familiar sight now in hospitals, schools and even some hotels and airports. But…Read More
The Victoria Foundation manages millions of dollars in charitable gifts from donors, which create funding grants for hundreds of non-profits across Greater Victoria, including a…Read More
Greater Victoria is filled with volunteers of all ages, who give back to their community. And that includes the community at CFB Esquimalt, with many…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn about a Mayne Island Conservancy project fostering harmony between nature…Read More
It’s a killer that too often is silent: every year one in seven Vancouver Island men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. And the Island Prostate…Read More
Our hearing: it’s something many of us take for granted. But some people are born deaf, while other lose it with age, and hearing issues…Read More
A month from now, athletes of all ages will take on the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. And many of them will be raising money for…Read More