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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...
Cultural programs, productions, events and celebrations at Mary Winspear CentreYouth performing arts at the Mary Winspear Centre

Mary Winspear Centre

The Mary Winspear Centre provides Capital Regional District residents a place to celebrate, partake in events, be involved in programs, and view performing arts. The Centre is the “Heart of our...

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 “...
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...
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.

Community Living Victoria

Hope. Help. Home.
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.
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...
Albert Herring, 2013. David Cooper PhotographyMary's Wedding, 2011. David Cooper Photography

Pacific Opera Victoria

Our mission is to create a dynamic operatic experience, and to inspire our audiences, artists, and community. In our vision, everyone will have the opportunity to make opera a part of their lives.

Volunteer Victoria

To build healthy communities enriched by volunteers.

Victoria Foundation

Connecting people who care with causes that matter.
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.
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.

Vital Youth Program (Victoria Foundation)

The Vital Youth program (previously Youth in Philanthropy) provides students with hands-on experience in philanthropy and community development.

Vancouver Island Providence Community Association (Providence Farm)

Our focus shall be upon the renewal of body and spirit, and upon people caring for the soil, and the soil nurturing the people.
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 “...
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...
Victoria Symphony - Symphony SplashVictoria Symphony

Victoria Symphony

Enriching lives through the shared experience of extraordinary music.
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.
Smart and Caring Communities Victoria Foundation

Smart & Caring Community Fund (Victoria Foundation)

Bringing to life a vision for a smarter and more caring nation.
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).
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.

Victoria Foundation

Connecting people who care with causes that matter.
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...

World Fisheries Trust

Dedicated to the equitable and sustainable use and conservation of aquatic biodiversity.
LifeCycles Project Society box of pearsLifeCycles Project Society

LifeCycles Project Society

LifeCycles cultivates community health from the ground up by connecting people, the food they eat & the land it comes from. We support people in gaining the knowledge, skills & resources they...
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...
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