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Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society logoPower To Be Adventure Therapy Society winter hiking

Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society

Power To Be's mission is to inspire youth and families in need of support to discover their limitless abilities through nature based programs.
Artemis Place Society logoArtemis Place Society - in the kitchen

Artemis Place Society

Artemis Place Society runs the Artemis Young Parent Program and Artemis Place Secondary School for young women ages 15-19 who have faced challenges finding success in the public school system or who...
Spawning Sockeye Salmon

Pacific Salmon Foundation

Since 1987, the Pacific Salmon Foundation has funded and led on projects that conserve, restore and enhance wild Pacific salmon conservation in B.C. and the Yukon.
Canadian College of Performing ArtsCanadian College of Performing Arts

Canadian College of Performing Arts

To offer quality training in a broad spectrum of skills which will prepare the students for careers in the performance arts locally, nationally or internationally.
Victoria Brain Injury SocietyVictoria Day Parade 2013

Victoria Brain Injury Society

Victoria Brain Injury Society gives survivors and their loved ones long term support through the journey of life after brain injury.

NEED2: Suicide Prevention, Education and Support

NEED2′s goal is suicide prevention, education and support. We are working to create a suicide-free community, province, country and world several steps at a time. Vision Statement: Caring communities...
676 Kittyhawk Air CadetsLearning the 'Salute'

676 Kittyhawk Sponsoring Committee Society

Located in Sidney, BC, Canada, the 676 Kittyhawk Squadron, established in 1958, is one of 400+ Squadrons across Canada. Royal Canadian Air Cadets is a organization for youth between the ages of 12-18.
Victoria Cool Aid Society logoVictoria Cool Aid Society

Victoria Cool Aid Society

In partnership with others, the Victoria Cool Aid Society will end homelessness in Greater Victoria by 2018, while improving quality of life.
Guide dog puppy in training.Jason with his Autism Support Dog, Echo.

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs

The mission of BC & Alberta Guide Dogs is to meet the growing demand for professionally trained Guide Dogs and Autism Support Dogs for citizens of British Columbia and Alberta.
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence buildingPacific Institute for Sport Excellence logo

Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence

The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence and its partners are led by a world class team delivering innovative education and applied research, expert driven services and programs, sport science and...
Young Parents Support NetworkFun during drop-in

Young Parents Support Network

Young Parents Support Network (YPSN) is a small, non-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower young parent families.
The Wisdom of the OwlEvery story has a hero!

Story Theatre Productions Society

Story Theatre Company is a story telling theatre company that was created for elementary school aged children to encourage the love of literacy by allowing them to experience words come to life...
artsREACh painting workshop


Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.
Leadership Victoria working with community members to tackle barriers facing homeless people in becoming employedLeadership Victoria: Building Leaders, Building Community

Leadership Victoria Society

Leadership Victoria is a community-based, voluntary organization committed to developing, supporting and celebrating outstanding community leaders who are passionately engaged in building a vibrant...
Prostate Centre supports men with prostate concerns or cancerProstate Centre

The Prostate Centre

The Prostate Centre supports men with prostate concerns or prostate cancer by offering free personalized services and programs, and by advancing local cancer treatment research.
Peninsula Streams Society Peninsula Streams Society children in a field

Peninsula Streams Society

Peninsula Streams Society helps coordinate stream restoration and habitat conservation on the Saanich Peninsula. We provide our associated groups with the technical expertise and resources to help...
Power of Hope SocietyPower of Hope Society music and dance

Power of Hope Society

Power of Hope unleashes the positive potential of youth through arts-centered camps and programs that value self-awareness, leadership, environmental stewardship, community and social change.

The Other Guys Theatre Company

The Other Guys Theatre creates musical theatrical productions inspired by local stories.

Volunteer Victoria

To build healthy communities enriched by volunteers.
Anawim Houseresidents of Anawim House

Anawim Companions Society

Anawim House provides residential housing for those who are committed to change from a life of dependency to one of independence.
Victoria Symphony - Symphony SplashVictoria Symphony

Victoria Symphony

Enriching lives through the shared experience of extraordinary music.
The ABC's of Physical Literacy encourage activity for lifeFinding community at The Cridge Village Senior's Centre

The Cridge Centre for the Family

...because love is the bottom line.
Preschoolers on BeachBeach Cleanup

Mayne Island Conservancy Society

The Mayne Island Conservancy Society fosters harmony between nature and community by conserving and restoring forests, wetlands, shoreline and nearshore ecosystems, engaging volunteers, providing...

Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society

National Historic Site and Historic House Museum

Victoria Philharmonic Choir Society

The Victoria Philharmonic Choir brings choral music to life! We are an auditioned, multi-generational ensemble of 80 voices, performing a broad repertoire ranging from Renaissance to twenty-...
KidCare Canada Society mother and babyKidCare Canada Society

KidCare Canada Society

KidCareCanada Society translates current research and applies technology to produce appealing educational resources that are relevant to the 21st century new parent.
Seniors Serving Seniors

Seniors Serving Seniors

Promoting the Independence and Well-Being of Seniors in Greater Victoria.
KidSport Greater Victoria funds 5000!

KidSport Greater Victoria

KidSport™ Victoria exists to ensure that kids in need can benefit from participation in a season of sport.