The Starfish Canada are empowering young voices in the City of Victoria through the Youth Leadership Labs program. This non-profit has been inspiring young people…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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Local non-profit, 1000 x 5 is giving the gift of literacy through their children’s book recycling project. Their goal is for all children to have…Read More
Dental care is expensive. And for people without private insurance, getting care is often a luxury they just can’t afford. Thanks to donations and grants,…Read More
Over the years, Hero Work has completed 15 radical renovations of local non-profit offices. Worth almost $7 million, thousands of volunteers and hundreds of sponsors…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn how community programs are offering doula training and services…Read More
In this week’s Vital People, brought to you by CHEK News and the Victoria Foundation, Tess van Straaten shows how the Bayanihan Community Center strengthened…Read More
We usually think of puzzles and games as something to do to pass the time, but what if they could help local conservation efforts? Puzzle…Read More
There are many inspiring women in our community, including Special Olympics athlete, Sheenagh Morrison. Learn how she’s raising much-needed funds for the Special Olympics through…Read More
The latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, explore black History in British Columbia and how early pioneers embraced…Read More
Summer camp is a right of passage for many kids and for children with disabilities. And Camp Shawnigan is a place where they can make…Read More