Our below-seasonal weather hasn’t stopped a Victoria woman from jumping into the ocean every day. She’s dipping 40 times in 40 days to raise funds…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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Food insecurity is a major issue on Vancouver Island. That’s why the Harvest and Share Food Relief Society started growing fresh food for people in…Read More
Homelessness and housing insecurity are major issues on Vancouver Island, but there is something you can do to help. The Coldest Night of the Year…Read More
The Cool Aid Dental Clinic helps about 5,000 people a year who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford dental care. But donations are needed to…Read More
More people are suffering from mental health challenges, but Connections Place in Victoria is helping people get back on their feet and feel less alone….Read More
The Canadian Cancer Society’s lodge in Victoria is a home away from home for people battling cancer and their caregivers. The lodge offers a variety…Read More
Lunar New Year, which took place last weekend across the world, is a great time to reflect on Canada’s rich Chinese culture. Victoria’s Chinese Canadian…Read More
Kids often go to school hungry, which can really impact how they learn. A volunteer-run breakfast program at George Jay Elementary is making a difference…Read More
Elizabeth Lalonde founded the Pacific Training Centre over a decade ago to provide non-visual skills training for adults. Their 10-month program teaches tactile skills like…Read More
The University of Victoria‘s Multifaith Centre volunteer spiritual care providers are helping students cope with life’s stressors. From more than a dozen different faiths, they…Read More