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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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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.
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.
AIDS Vancouver Island loglAIDS Vancouver Island in the community

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island’s mission is to serve the needs of people infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C.

Umbrella Society for Addictions and Mental Health

We've been there. We can help.
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...
Georgia Strait Alliance logospecies at risk, whales, marine, ocean

Georgia Strait Alliance

Georgia Strait Alliance collaborates with individuals, businesses and government to protect and restore the marine environment, and promote the sustainability of the Strait of Georgia, its adjoining...
Citizen Science Water Monitoring Stewardship

Evergreen BC

Inspiring action to green cities.
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...

Volunteer Victoria

To build healthy communities enriched by volunteers.
Men's Trauma Centre

Men's Trauma Counselling Society

To provide psychological and practical support to males sixteen years and older who suffer from the effects of trauma, in order to facilitate their emotional healing.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.

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-...
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...
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.
Cowichan Therapeutic Riding AssociationCowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association provides therapeutic riding and equine-based therapeutic services for persons with disabilities.
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...
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...

Victoria Foundation

Connecting people who care with causes that matter.
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...
Habitat Acquisition Trust - Create a Conservation LegacyBald Eagle

Habitat Acquisition Trust

Habitat Acquisition Trust helps people understand and care for nature in the Capital Region. As a local land trust, we work to permanently protect natural areas, provide environmental education, and...
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 “...
Victoria Immigrant and Refugree Centre Society logo

Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre Society

To assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada, and to provide services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society, by assisting the...
NEED2 LogoTURN IT UP

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...