fundraising

Victoria Brain Injury Society (Courtesy of VBIS Facebook)

Victoria Brain Injury Society to launch new affordable housing program

The program responds to an increased need for affordable housing, Victoria Brain Injury Society says

 

The Shelbourne Community Kitchen has launched its ‘Double Your Impact’ fundraising campaign, which thanks to an anonymous donor will see all donations up to $50,000 matched until the end of November. (Shelbourne Community Kitchen/Facebook)

Saanich community kitchen launches double-value fundraiser

All monetary donations made until the end of November will be matched, up to $50,000

 

Rachelle Cole of Ucluelet does the ride of shame through the Chemainus Legion for an alleged “offense” on the Tour de Rock. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Legion hosts Tour de Rock riders for breakfast

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary donates $10,000 to the cause

 

From left: Adena Waffle, Angie Chan, Helen Van Alstine, Pat Montgomery, Winnie Lee, Don Ross, Amber Reis. The group all played roles in creating and raffling off a quilt which raised more than $18,000 for a pilot program which will help Ukrainian newcomers find housing in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy of Tapestry Victoria Harbour)

Victoria quilters raise $18k for Ukrainian newcomers

Raffle proceeds going to Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

From left: Adena Waffle, Angie Chan, Helen Van Alstine, Pat Montgomery, Winnie Lee, Don Ross, Amber Reis. The group all played roles in creating and raffling off a quilt which raised more than $18,000 for a pilot program which will help Ukrainian newcomers find housing in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy of Tapestry Victoria Harbour)
Riders arrive at the 49th Parallel Grocery in Chemainus. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Mock Tour de Rock sets the stage for the real thing

Riders on the road again preparing for the Sept. 24 start

Riders arrive at the 49th Parallel Grocery in Chemainus. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Stz’uminus canoe racing action last summer. (Photo by Duck Paterson)

Canoe races in Ladysmith set for Labour Day weekend

Stz’uminus seeking sponsor support for annual event

Stz’uminus canoe racing action last summer. (Photo by Duck Paterson)
The Nanaimo Dragonboat Festival will return to Maffeo Sutton Park July 9-10. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Summer festival season starting this week in Nanaimo with dragonboat racing

Nanaimo Dragonboat Festival returns after two-year COVID-19 hiatus

The Nanaimo Dragonboat Festival will return to Maffeo Sutton Park July 9-10. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
Paramedic tour riders coming into Crofton Monday afternoon. (Phot by Don Bodger)

Pedaling paramedics on fundraising tour of the South Island

Cycling tour kick-starts the push for a national monument

Paramedic tour riders coming into Crofton Monday afternoon. (Phot by Don Bodger)
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
An employer takes a leap at WildPlay Nanaimo’s Bungy Bridge during last year’s Toss the Boss fundraiser for brain injury awareness. The event raised more than $87,000 in 2021 and the Victoria and Nanaimo Brain Injury societies hope to see it generate $125,000 this summer. (Courtesy of Pam Prewett)

Victoria brain injury fundraiser lets employees ‘drop their boss’ 46 metres in Nanaimo

Businesses have until Sept. 23 to raise $500 for cause, employer bungee jump

An employer takes a leap at WildPlay Nanaimo’s Bungy Bridge during last year’s Toss the Boss fundraiser for brain injury awareness. The event raised more than $87,000 in 2021 and the Victoria and Nanaimo Brain Injury societies hope to see it generate $125,000 this summer. (Courtesy of Pam Prewett)
Robin Campbell, right, pictured with her mother Bunny Everitt, who is battling cancer. Photo supplied

Tour de Rock guest rider inspired by little girl

Courtenay nurse joins Cops for Cancer event as it celebrates 25 years

Robin Campbell, right, pictured with her mother Bunny Everitt, who is battling cancer. Photo supplied
A donated Easter meal of roasted ham, vegetables, scalloped potatoes and more, is served at the Victoria Cool Aid Society. Cool Aid Society’s Homecoming Matching Challenge aims to reach $170,000 to help fund its programs. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cool Aid Society extends fundraising campaign to help fill gaps in the community

Now until June 10, donations will be matched with the goal of raising $170,000

A donated Easter meal of roasted ham, vegetables, scalloped potatoes and more, is served at the Victoria Cool Aid Society. Cool Aid Society’s Homecoming Matching Challenge aims to reach $170,000 to help fund its programs. (Black Press Media file photo)
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Journey continues from Victoria in ride for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with three-month journey

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
Members of the local tech community gathered at Checkfront’s new downtown Victoria headquarters for an open house, but also for a fundraiser assisting those affected by the war in Ukraine. (Courtesy of Checkfront)

Greater Victoria tech community pulls together for Ukraine

Fundraisers help humanitarian, defence efforts; job supports assist in relocations

Members of the local tech community gathered at Checkfront’s new downtown Victoria headquarters for an open house, but also for a fundraiser assisting those affected by the war in Ukraine. (Courtesy of Checkfront)
Bridget Ducker (left), Dolores Dowler and Mary-Ann Tennent with a collection of quilts. (Kevin Laird - Black Press Media)

Sooke quilters sewing warm welcome for Ukrainian refugees

Community sets goal of 100 quilts for incoming families fleeing war

Bridget Ducker (left), Dolores Dowler and Mary-Ann Tennent with a collection of quilts. (Kevin Laird - Black Press Media)
Rachelle Cole and Rick Geddes were both thrilled to earn a seat on this year’s 25th annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride. (Photo submitted)

Ucluelet riders ready for life changing Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock experience

Rachelle Cole and Rick Geddes team up to raise funds for paediatric cancer research

Rachelle Cole and Rick Geddes were both thrilled to earn a seat on this year’s 25th annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride. (Photo submitted)
Participants get ready for the first in-person edition of Hike for Hospice since 2019, at Fisherman’s Wharf Park. (Courtesy of Victoria Hospice)

Victoria Hospice attracts over 300 to first in-person hike since 2019

$55,000 raised with annual Hike for Hospice around James Bay

Participants get ready for the first in-person edition of Hike for Hospice since 2019, at Fisherman’s Wharf Park. (Courtesy of Victoria Hospice)
Members of the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club will celebrate 40 years of fundraising for children living with disabilities with an event on June 4. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club to celebrate 40 years of fundraising for kids camp

Club efforts help send children living with disabilities to Easter Seals Camp Shawnigan

Members of the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club will celebrate 40 years of fundraising for children living with disabilities with an event on June 4. (Black Press Media file photo)
Grade 3 teacher Shelley Roberts, student James Maudling and Grade 4 teacher Joshua Johnson pose for a photo in front of Happy Valley elementary’s Terry Fox bulletin board. (Courtesy of Shelley Roberts)

Langford school keeps breaking records with Terry Fox Run haul

With over $10,000 raised for cancer research, Happy Valley ranks 7th in B.C.

Grade 3 teacher Shelley Roberts, student James Maudling and Grade 4 teacher Joshua Johnson pose for a photo in front of Happy Valley elementary’s Terry Fox bulletin board. (Courtesy of Shelley Roberts)