Monday, September 16, 2019


Charity

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

All proceeds will be donated to the B.C. Children’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's 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 the 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...

Victoria Royals Teddy Bear Toss is this Saturday night

Get your throwing arms ready Victoria - the Royals will take on the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre at 7:05...

Last chance to bid on some amazing items for a great cause

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority's 2nd annual online auction in benefit of Cool Aid Society ends tonight. For many years the harbour authority has partnered...

Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ today at Tillicum Centre until 3pm

Join BC Transit today to Stuff the Bus in support of the Mustard Seed Food Bank and Anawim House. The 15th annual Stuff the...

Two free family events in honour of Bear Wear’s 16th anniversary

Organizers of Bear Wear have added two free family events in honour of Bear Wear’s 16th anniversary. Bear Wear is a beloved holiday tradition—a festive...

Brown’s Socialhouse offers 50% off your food bill with a PJ donation today

This Sunday, December 4th, three Vancouver Island Brown's Socialhouse locations will again participate in their annual Christmas PJ drive. It's part of the Christmas Pyjama...

Six ways you can make an impact at this year’s BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s...

It’s that time of year again where we’re able to express our care for the beautiful children at the BC Children’s Hospital by participating...

15 ways to supply 200 local families with fresh fruits and vegetables for the...

The Gift of Good Food is no ordinary fundraiser — unless you regularly drink beer, do yoga or make holiday wreaths for charity. The entire...

Join the Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run!

Join in Flytographer's first annual "Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run"! A 5km walk/run wearing all your holiday flair! What: A fun 5km walk or run...

Victoria Royals, Island Savings partner on “Full Cupboard Night” to raise funds for local...

The Victoria Royals have teamed up with Island Savings to raise cash donations for The Mustard Seed at their home game against the Kelowna...

Il Terrazzo to donate 100% of sales this Monday to Harbourside Rotary

On Monday, November 7th, Il Terrazzo Ristorante is celebrating 24 years in business and will donate 100% of their sales to Harbourside Rotary Victoria. Enjoy fine...

Subway Celebrating National Sandwich Day today with Buy One, Get One FREE deal

Bring a friend or family member for lunch this week. Subway Canada will be celebrating National Sandwich Day with a buy one, get one free...

Royal Canadian Legion’s 2016 Poppy Campaign begins this week

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia the Honourable Judith Guichon, was presented with the first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion BC/Yukon...

Pies to the face for United Way of Greater Victoria!

Once again, this coming Thursday, the brave staff of Inn at Laurel Point will face the “battle of pies” for the fifth annual Pie-in-the-Face, all to...

Community rallies to help nine-year-old Victoria girl get lifesaving surgery

Madeleine is a nine-year-old little girl from Victoria who is suffering from a rare form of arthrogryposis. Her two surgeries to manage her scoliosis...

Get spooked for a good cause – Heritage Haunted House is back!

A spooky period home in Saanich is back this Halloween. Each room and garden has a themed area, with trick-or-treaters young and old invited...

Gordy Dodd serves 1500 at Our Place annual Thanksgiving Dinner

For the 18th time, local businessman Gordy Dodd served his Thanksgiving Meal at the Our Place shelter, on Monday. Hundreds of turkeys and over 500lbs...

It’s your ROLL to give! TP the Town Victoria on October 1st

The Prodigy Group, a group of community leaders in the Greater Victoria area, is giving back to the community this fall with its event...

Don’t put the motorcycle away yet – Santa’s Capital City Toy Run on this...

It's back for a second straight year. This Sunday (September 25th) will see riders of all types of motorbikes set out for a short run...

Noodlebox to give back today with a $5 special for mental health

This Wednesday, September 21st, Noodlebox outlets in Victoria are giving back to the community, while giving customers a great deal. “Thanks to the kindness of...

Over 25 Victoria attractions are absolutely free today

As part of the Victoria Foundation's 80th anniversary celebration, many Victoria attractions that normally charge entry fees will be absolutely free and open to the...
Vancouver Island Motor Gathering

Vancouver Island Motor Gathering moves to new high-performance race course in Cowichan this year

The Vancouver Island Motor Gathering, a long-running event sponsored by GAIN Dealer Group, is moving north this year. The Vancouver Island Motor Gathering finds its...

Five Hole for Food charity event raised $13,000 and 1,330 lbs of food for...

Hats off to you, Victoria - Hockey for Food was a success, and it couldn't have done it without you! Hundreds took part in the...

Play some hockey and help raise food and funds for the Mustard Seed

Make sure to save the date and take part in Victoria's biggest street hockey game - a Canada-wide event! Enjoy an entertaining afternoon of road...

Oak Bay Firefighters Annual MD Boot Drive

Oak Bay Firefighters will be doing their annual Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy, on May 27th & 28th. They are collecting donations Friday from 11:30-8:30 at...

Donate today to Ocean 98.5’s 14th Annual Radiothon for Kids

Ocean 98.5 Radiothon for kids is taking place today and tomorrow all in support of the BC Children's Hospital Foundation. Heading into their 14th year,...

Structures made completely out of nonperishable food items at Mayfair

The annual Canstruction event put on by the Dahlia Society to raise donations for the Mustard Seed is back at Mayfair Mall. Nine teams of architects, engineers,...

Victoria’s Relay For Life in jeopardy of cancellation due to low registration

Whether you are cheering on survivors, walking the track, passing the baton to your teammate, Relay For Life is more than just a cancer...

9 things you need to know about the 19th annual Times Colonist Raise-a-Reader charity...

Book lovers rejoice! The 19th annual Times Colonist Raise-a-Reader charity book sale takes place this weekend. The Times Colonist held its weekend book drive in...

5th annual Hike for Hospice: Sunday, May 1

The 5th annual Hike for Hospice at Fisherman's Wharf Park is this Sunday. There is still time to gather a team of friends and...

Win tickets to Music Makers & Stigma Shakers‎ and a signed single from Vince...

Enjoy an evening dedicated to awesome music, raising awareness and busting the stigma surrounding mental health! The second annual Music Makers and Stigma Shakers benefit...

Tax Turkey Tuesday is coming! Get a free turkey when you get your taxes...

Tax season is here and our friends over at Liberty Tax on Douglas Street will give you a turkey just in time for Easter...

Camosun College students bring elegant dining to Greater Victoria’s homeless

It’s a scene not often witnessed at Our Place: waiters and waitresses dressed in impeccable black and white while delivering savoury meals to the...

Tutu Walk for Hope – On its way to Victoria!

Ryan Thirlwall is once again donning his pink tutu and walking 125km, all the way from Nanaimo to Victoria. Back in 2012 Ryan completed...
Wounded Warriors Canada

Annual Wounded Warrior Run begin their 600 km journey from Port Hardy to Victoria

The Wounded Warrior Run BC have begun their 600 km journey from Port Hardy to Victoria. The team left Port Hardy on Monday and...

Grizzlies to auction Salsa Jerseys at fan Appreciation Night

This Victoria Grizzlies just returned from a three game road trip over the weekend and will be back at the Q Centre on Friday,...

Toiletries for Transition! Donate toiletries for the Victoria Women’s Transition House

Step One Services Society is putting on their annual event collecting toiletries to donate to the Victoria Women's Transition House on March 4th! Do you...

Victoria resident says adios to alcohol in support of Cancer Research

Challenge yourself to give up alcohol this February and raise funds to support life-saving cancer research at the BC Cancer Agency. Victoria resident Tim Sommers,...

First emissions free food drive ever in North America happening in Oak Bay!

Oak Bay High School Students invite you to be a part of the first emissions-free food drive ever in North America! In partnership with...

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association Bottle Drive! January 9th!

Join Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association on Saturday, January 9th from 10am – 2pm at 6917 Veyaness Rd. in Saanichton for a bottle drive supporting the...

21 Photos from The Mustard Seed’s Huron Carole

Victoria Buzz was proud to be part of The Mustard Seed's Huron Carole, an intimate concert and fundraiser with Singer, Songwriter and Actor Tom...

The 1st Annual Santa Scoot happens this Saturday

The first annual Santa Scoot happens this Saturday, December 19th. A parade of Vespas and scooters decked out for Christmas will scoot around town...

Homeful for the Holidays Craft Fair

Woodwynn Farms is hosting its very own holiday craft fair fundraiser, 'Homeful for the Holidays'. This event will feature live music, a silent auction,...

The Zone @ 91-3’s 6th Annual Toy Drive

The Zone @ 91-3 is hosting their 6th annual Toy Drive on Thursday, December 10th from 6AM – 10AM in the Mayfair Shopping Centre...

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