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Victoria is full of incredible stories. Learn more about them from the organizations that are making Victoria the best place to live.

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Georgia Strait Alliance logospecies at risk, whales, marine, ocean

Georgia Strait Alliance

Celebrating 25 years of Caring for Our Coastal Waters! Since 1990, Georgia Strait Alliance has worked to protect and restore the marine environment where 75 percent of British Columbians live, work...
cover of Island Pathways 40-page history booklet, 1988-2013

Island Pathways

Working on Salt Spring Island to help create a safe, healthy, non-motorized environment to make our island safer for all road users.
HepCBC Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society, confronting HCV since 1996HepCBC's Outreach & Anti-Stigma Message to Newcomer, Baby Boomer, and Rural Populations

HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society

Run by and for people affected by hepatitis C, HepCBC is a non-profit organization providing education, prevention and support - since 1996 - to those living with HCV. HepCBC strives to make the...
Georgia Strait Alliance logospecies at risk, whales, marine, ocean

Georgia Strait Alliance

Celebrating 25 years of Caring for Our Coastal Waters! Since 1990, Georgia Strait Alliance has worked to protect and restore the marine environment where 75 percent of British Columbians live, work...
Robert Bateman - Bateman Foundation painting by Robert Bateman - Bateman Foundation

The Bateman Foundation

We inspire a passion for nature in people of all ages, through the arts, observation, experience and dialogue.
Victoria Symphony - Symphony SplashVictoria Symphony

Victoria Symphony

Enriching lives through the shared experience of extraordinary music.
Boys & Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria Babies in our Care Home Parenting Program

Boys & Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria

Boys and Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria (BGC), founded in 1960, is one of 98 Clubs across Canada with a shared mission to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can...
Victoria Conservatory of Music - Students at play!Music for all ages

Victoria Conservatory of Music

At VCM we are Breathing Music into Life! Throughout our history our mission has remained the same: "To enrich lives through music in a thriving community accessible to all." Today our...
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.
Broadmead Care SocietyBroadmead Care Society

Broadmead Care Society

A caring society where people of all ages and abilities achieve their full potential.
Theatre SKAM Association

Theatre SKAM Association

Theatre SKAM was formed in 1995 with a mission to create theatre that is innovative and entertaining, and above all – never boring.

Volunteer Victoria

To build healthy communities enriched by volunteers.
Arbutus Singers - Choir Kids logoArbutus Singers - Choir Kids

Arbutus Singers Music Education Society - ChoirKids

We are a group of six kids choirs in Victoria, BC Canada, singing for fun and having a wonderful time.
1Up, Single Parent Resource Centre mom and kids1Up Single Parent Resource Centre

1Up, Single Parent Resource Centre

1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre is a registered non-profit society that has been committed to serving the varied and changing needs of single parent families in the Greater Victoria area...
Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness logo

Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness

The Coalition’s mission is to end homelessness by 2018. We do this by bringing together the right partners for each housing and support project.

Our Place Society

Our Place offers our most vulnerable citizens a place to call their own, where we live, share and grow together.
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.
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.

Bridges for Women Society

Bridges is a gutsy, innovative, heart-centered community agency. Our trauma-informed employment training and supportive programs inspire women affected by trauma, violence, abuse or neglect to...
Pacifica Housing logoLower Mural at "The Pacifica"; Pacifica Housing

Pacifica Housing Advisory Association

Pacifica Housing's mission is to be a leading innovative provider of affordable homes and support services that contribute to the independence of individuals and families. We believe in “...
Seniors Serving Seniors

Seniors Serving Seniors

Promoting the Independence and Well-Being of Seniors in Greater Victoria.

Victoria Native Friendship Centre

To encourage and promote the well-being of Urban Aboriginal People, by strengthening individuals, family, and community.
Family Caregivers' Network SocietyFamily Caregivers' Network Society

FCN Family Caregivers' Network Society

Family Caregivers' Network Society is a not-for-profit charity established in 1989 whose mission is to inform, support and educate on issues of concern to family and friend caregivers who...
Victoria Hospice

Victoria Hospice

Our mission: to enhance quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.
Theatre SKAM Association

Theatre SKAM Association

Theatre SKAM was formed in 1995 with a mission to create theatre that is innovative and entertaining, and above all – never boring.
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...
Greater Victoria Police Victim Services is dedicated to helping crime and trauma victims.

Greater Victoria Police Victim Services

Working with police to help crime and trauma victims.
Grow a Row ProgramThe Compost Education Centre

Compost Education Centre

The Compost Education Centre, promotes composting, ecological gardening, soil conservation, local food production and urban sustainability within the Capital Regional District (CRD).
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