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Fired Up! pottery studio general manager, Kristin Godwin (left to right), owner, Janna Gisler, and Gisler’s mother, Laura Malo, hold up past Boob Print Night creations — an annual event that fundraises for breast cancer research. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Saturday is the ‘breast’ night of the year, say Victoria pottery studio staff

Fired Up! pottery studio’s annual Boob Print Night is raising money for breast cancer

 

Veronica Carroll (left), CEO, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island; Tim Cormode, CEO, Power To Be; the Mason family; Jane Evans, Leadership and Legacy Giving Manager, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island gather for a safe photo during the $160,000 grant presentation. (Courtesy Power to Be)

Island family gifts $160,000 toward building accessible outdoor programs in Saanich

Power to Be’s Saanich site benefits from David Mason Fund

 

Widget, RASTA's senior potbelly pig, enjoying his treats. (Photo submitted)

Smashed pumpkins provide a royal Thanksgiving feast for animals at Island sanctuary

Substantial community donations to purchase pumpkins surpasses the initial goal

 

Lisa Green and her husband Chris at the Winnipeg hospital. Photo supplied by Shari Green.

Bringing Lisa home: Island community rallies for woman with cancer

Community donations brought cancer patient Lisa Green back to her family in Campbell River

Lisa Green and her husband Chris at the Winnipeg hospital. Photo supplied by Shari Green.

Oak Bay High raises over $51,000 for Tour de Rock despite COVID-19 restrictions

The school presented its $51,700 cheque to Tour de Rock alumni riders on Oct.2

YANA support ‘life-changing’ for Corinne and Evan

Valley Vonka fundraiser now on at participating sponsors throughout the Comox Valley

  • Sep 11, 2020

Community’s love covers heartless theft from Tofino Nature Kids

“People were super shocked that someone would reach that low to be stealing from kids.”

Beer taste-off to determine the best brew in the Comox Valley

Contest will also raise funds to support Dawn to Dawn organization

Victoria man raises funds, awareness of Parkinson’s on 200-km bike ride

Alf Todd talks about how tough Highway 4 ‘Hump’ is, and the importance of cycling

Vancouver Island residents can Climb for Alzheimer’s in their own backyard

For the first time ever, charity event open to anyone, anywhere in the province

  • Aug 16, 2020

Parkinson SuperWalk goes virtual throughout B.C. due to COVID-19

People encouraged to walk around their neighbourhood, along community trails, through parks, forests

Victoria family donates 878 falafel wraps to support Beirut blast victims

Wrap and Roll pulls in $20,500 during weekend fundraiser

Alf Todd on a mission to fight Parkinson’s disease

Todd and group hope to raise $10,000 riding bikes to Port Alberni

Esquimalt Ribfest 2020 cancelled by COVID-19

Organizers had hoped for a ‘pandemic shift’

Saanich runner tackles 10 marathons in 10 days for Victoria hospitals

Yana Hempler hopes to raise $10,000 for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation

Greater Victoria cyclists to ‘Everest’ Bear Mountain Parkway to help KidSport

Jackson Bocksnick and Ethan Pauly plan to pedal big hill 62 times to match Everest’s elevation

  • Jul 23, 2020

Help needed in partially paralyzed Vancouver Island woman’s bid to walk again

Western Speedway holding fundraiser for woman injured in fall from horse

Ryan Reynolds matching fundraising dollars for B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver-born actor appeals to the public with Make Ryan Pay! campaign

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

Nanaimo drag queen organizes benefit show for hospitals and performers

Suga Honey Iced Tea to feature nine drag artists from Nanaimo, Victoria and Vancouver