Sunday, May 24, 2020


GoFundMe launched for Victoria father who contracted HIV after being pricked by a needle

He is receiving a new kidney and will need to move to Vancouver for the transplant

Two local dental offices to offer “Free Dentistry Day” next week

The two dental offices in Sooke and View Royal are anticipating a big turn-out on Monday, April 23rd šŸ‘„
Tampon Tuesday Victoria

“Tampon Tuesday” is coming to Hillside Mall next Saturday

United Way Greater Victoria is joining the Tampon Tuesday movement and collecting menstrual products to help people in need.
Shine Fashion Tea

SHINE Fashion Tea comes to the Fairmont Empress Hotel this Sunday

Superbowl Sunday not your cup of tea? ā˜•ļø

Indulge in an evening of chocolatey goodness at the Flavour of Chocolate gala event

An evening of chocolate, charity, and extravagance!

There’s a pet food drive happening right now in memory the beloved downtown greeting...

Because Cody knows that every pet deserves to go to sleep with a full belly every night.Ā 

9th Annual Gingerbread Showcase raises over $50,000 to help build houses in the community

And they've just announced the winner of this year's People's Choice Award!

Canadian Blood Services announces urgent need for blood donors during the holidays

Consider taking some time out of your busy schedule to book an appointment that could save someone's life

Local charities are facing a shortage of donations this holiday season

Victoria's Our Place Society is running $130,000 short this December

Sooke man does 5,200 consecutive squats in support of B.C. Children’s Hospital (VIDEO)

This man definitely didn't skip leg day!
Caring With Cookies

Caring With Cookies to bring baked goods to the less fortunate for 10th year...

'Tis the season of giving, and what better way to celebrate than by sharing some baked goods with the less fortunate.

Share-a-Bear campaign returns to BC Liquor Stores

With one fluffy purchase, you can help comfort a child or the elderly this holiday season.

Help the homeless by lighting up the largest tree in Bastion Square this holiday...

Threshold Housing Society wants to light up the Bastion Square Christmas tree with 10,000 lights - but they need your help!
fresh food Victoria families poverty

Here’s how to support hundreds of Victoria families facing poverty (VIDEO)

Celebrate the season of giving by being a part of an ambitious cause: supplying 150 local families with fresh fruits and vegetables for an entire year

Help Fill a Dream with Country Grocer stores this holiday season

Come out and help support Vancouver Island children with life threatening diseases
I Love First Peoples Shoebox

The I Love First Peoples campaign wants your gift-filled shoeboxes (VIDEO)

The shoeboxes shouldĀ be filled with quality gifts that would make a child or youth happy.Ā 

Family fundraises for hospital rocking chair in memory of Violet Christians

So far, around $1000 has been raised through direct donations, but to make up the total of $2000, the family is selling cards on Etsy.Ā 

Turn Down the Heat week in Victoria starts today

'Tis the season to bundle up in your coziest sweaters, and cocoon yourself in your favourite blanket.

Heritage Haunted House is back to scare you for a good cause!

WARNING: This event is not for the faint of heart - enter at your own risk!
Wounded Warriors Canada

Wounded Warriors launches new Trauma Resiliency Program

The first program will be delivered this weekend in Victoria.
super smash bros charity tournament

UVic students hosting charity Super Smash Bros tournament today

Have fun and give back this Thanksgiving long weekend.

A fundraiser is happening this weekend for Central Saanich boy with cancer

The fundraiser will be held this Sunday, September 24th.
Christine Sinclair Burgers To Beat MS

Burgers To Beat MS Day at A&W is happening today!

Not only will $2 of every teen burger sold help those living with MS, but you can also simply share a video to donate!
Johnny Depp Sword Fight BC Children's Hospital

Johnny Depp surprises and sword-fights patients at BC Children’s Hospital (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Hollywood star reprised his Pirates of the Caribbean role as Captain Jack Sparrow for over five hours, greeting every single patient.
canstruction victoria

Canstruction Victoria raises over $100,000 in donations the Mustard Seed (PHOTOS)

The fourth annual Canstruction Victoria showcased colossal structures made out of nonperishable food items and brought about big donation results.

BC Ferries Offers Complimentary Travel for Wildfire Evacuees

BC Ferries announced today that they'll provide complimentary prearranged travel support for peopleĀ evacuating the wildfires in the B.C. Interior.
Power To Be Volunteers

Volunteers needed for three Power To Be projects

HeroWork, a Victoria-based non-profit organization, is helping Power To Be revamp a former golf course at Prospect Lake intoĀ inclusive and accessibleĀ recreation hub.
forest fire

BC Liquor Stores accepting donations for wildfire relief

BC Liquor Stores are helping British Columbians support those impacted by the province's wildfires. Donations will now be accepted at all locations. Customers can now...

Island Savings donates $50,000 to Saanich Neighbourhood Place

Island Savings announced a $50,000 contribution to Saanich Neighbourhood Place today. The gift is part of First West Credit Union's (of which Island Savings...

Canadian Veteran begins walk from Prince George to Victoria for PTSD Awareness

Robert Gagnon is on an inspiring journey: an 876 kilometre walk across British Columbia, raisingĀ awareness and funds for sufferers of PTSD. On Wednesday, 44-year-old Gagnon...

Record $400 000 raised for local non-profit Power To Be at Victoria Golf Club

NHL stars were on hand as "Power To Golf" pushed through inclement weather to become the organization's most successful fundraiser ever!

Beloved Saanich homeless man to be honoured with memorial bench

All are welcome to the unveiling and celebration of life on Sunday, June 11th at 2pm.

KiSS 103.1 in Victoria will air Ariana Grandeā€™s ā€˜One Love Manchesterā€™ concert LIVE this...

The benefit concert in aid of the victims of the Manchester bombing is just a few days away.Ā 

Buy a TimĀ Hortons coffee today and send a kid to camp

Canadians helped to send 19,000 kids to camp last year.

Power To Play Victoria at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park raises record breaking $223,000

Team fundraising efforts ensure nature will be accessible for 1,200+ people

Win a $75 Prepaid Visa during Ocean 98.5 Radiothon for Kids! (CONTEST)

Last year over 48 stories were shared and $128,000 raised to help B.C. kids.

Today is McHappy Day in support of ā€Ŗā€ŽRonald McDonald Houseā€¬: May 3rd

McDonald's is celebrating 40 years since the launch of McHappy Day today.

15th Anniversary of Ocean 98.5 Radiothon for Kids kicks off on May 11th

Last year over 48 stories were shared and $128,000 raised to help B.C. kids.
Violet Christians Fundraise Rocking Chair

Newborn baby with heart defects fights for her life and family are thankful for...

A Victoria police officer and his family are very thankful for the community support.

Police officers will camp out at Uptown Shopping Center this weekend

Starting today, officers will pitch their tents, roll out their sleeping bags and camp out on scaffolding to raise funds and awareness for the...

Have some fun in the sun at Family Fun Day & 1K Fun Run/Walk...

All proceeds will be donated to the B.C. Childrenā€™s Hospital Foundation.

Community lends support to 3-year-old diagnosed with rare brain tumour

The average life-expectancy of a child diagnosed with this specific tumour is 9-12 months, with treatment.

Victoria Mustard Seed Food Bank gets a $50,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation

This contribution will be used to buy a refrigerated van

UPDATED: Community steps up for young mother diagnosed with terminal cancer

A family'sĀ life was forever changed on March 23rd, 2017 when 26 year-old Amy Smith, a beautiful wife and new mom, was tragically diagnosed with...

Friends organize bottle drive to help couple after skateboarder nearly dies in accident

You may recall us reporting on a story back in December of a skateboarder being struck by a car while in a crosswalk at...

Help kids with cancer and clean out your closets!

Celebrate theĀ New Year by cleaning out your closets and donate your new and gently used handbags, scarves and jewelry. Team 4 Hope is holding a...

3 easy ways to keep the giving spirit alive all year long

We all have a hard time getting back to normal after the holidays. But for local charities, things are especially tough this time of...