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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...
Victoria Symphony - Symphony SplashVictoria Symphony

Victoria Symphony

Enriching lives through the shared experience of extraordinary music.
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.
Burnside Gorge Community Association hikingBurnside Gorge Community Association building and playground

Burnside Gorge Community Association

To lead, promote and support prevention and intervention based initiatives which encourage healthy, inclusive, and socially just living.
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.
Clements Centre Society

Clements Centre Society

Supporting people of the Cowichan region to participate meaningfully in all aspects of community life by providing services and programs that enhance the lives of children and youth with special...
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...

Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra

Since 1986, uniting youth and music …In Symphony! Orchestral training by expert faculty; Main-stage & outreach concerts; Mentorship, musicianship & friendship; Inspiring youth to excellence.
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.
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.

We Rage We Weep Alzheimer Foundation

We support persons with dementia or Alzheimer disease, their caregivers and families through programs and services that make a difference in their day to day lives.

Community Living Victoria

Hope. Help. Home.
Swiftwater Rescue

British Columbia Search and Rescue Association

The BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) represents all 80 of the volunteer Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) groups and the 2,500 GSAR volunteers who respond to over 1,600 incidents a year in the...
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.

Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula

The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula. Serving Sidney, North Saanich and Central Saanich
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Threshold Housing Society

Threshold Housing Society helps at-risk youth attain self-reliance through long-term supportive transitional housing.
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.
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.
Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT)Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT) handbook

Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT)

Based in Victoria, BC, we coordinate efforts to protect and restore Garry Oak and associated ecosystems and the species at risk that inhabit them.
SWOVA Salt Spring Women Against Violence Society

SWOVA Community Development and Research Society

SWOVA - Empowering Youth for a Better Tomorrow! Our programs teach youth to reject violence and find peaceful solutions in their lives.
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...
Community Social Planning Council of Greater VictoriaDr.Olga Jardine - CSPC History

Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria

Community Social Planning Council leads social, economic and environmental planning in BC's Capital Region.
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.
Family Caregivers of British ColumbiaFamily Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of British Columbia 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 provide...
Learning Through LossLearning Through Loss canoeing

Learning Through Loss

Learning Through Loss designs and delivers grief and loss education and supportive programs to youth, and promotes awareness in the community about the importance of supporting young people through...
Growing Young Farmers SocietyA "budding" young farmer in the garden

Growing Young Farmers Society

We engage all grade level students in the practice of farming. We educate to create the conditions for food security and local economy.

Victoria Foundation

Connecting people who care with causes that matter.
Family Caregivers of British ColumbiaFamily Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of British Columbia 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 provide...
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