Peninsula Streams Society helps coordinate habitat conservation and stream restoration on the Saanich Peninsula. Now the non-profit has beautified a bridge over a salmon-bearing stream,…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 I Love First Peoples shoebox campaign has been embraced by Canadians who are filling shoeboxes with educational gifts for Indigenous children in northern communities….Read More
Do you have household goods or gently-used toys that your family no longer needs? Victoria’s George Jay Elementary is hoping for donations from the public…Read More
As a young girl, Adrienne Carter experienced the Hungarian Revolution, before immigrating to Canada as a refugee. Now, as Director of Services for the Vancouver…Read More
In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn how OneAbility improves access to sport and physical activities for people…Read More
In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed December 3 as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To recognize that important date, the Victoria Disability Resource…Read More
It’s one of the basics we all need in life: identification. Without ID so many things, from cashing a cheque to renting an apartment, become…Read More
A new Vital People, from CHEK News and the Victoria Foundation, features a program that helps feed hungry children in Victoria. It’s called Mealshare and…Read More
This past summer, Victoria lost a vital member of its culinary community. Gary Hynes created Eat magazine to celebrate his passions: great food, wine and…Read More
Last year alone, the Victoria Foundation granted more than $20 million across Greater Victoria. Some of those grants were $500 or less, but all of…Read More