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A Cycle of Giving: Tour de Rock rolls on

September is often viewed as a time of change and of starting…

  • Sep 20, 2021

 

Victoria Foundation’s Community Recovery Program helps organizations get back on track financially after being impacted by the pandemic. (Pexels photo)

Victoria Foundation distributes $3.13 million to 142 organizations on south Island, Gulf Islands

Financial aid will support vulnerable groups affected by the pandemic

 

Well-known Oak Bay artist Marion Cumming created this image for neighbour and friend Robin June Hood. (Christine van Reeuwk/News Staff)

Artist leaves century-old Oak Bay home to Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Respect a key to transitioning home to Indigenous group’s use

 

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 Courtenay recently donated $25,000 to the Comox Valley Health Carew Foundation. Pictured, Legion 17 president Gary Flath (right) and Poppy Campaign chair Dave Bell presented the cheque to Jessica Aldred, executive director of the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation. Photo by Stella Webers.

Courtenay Legion donates $25,000 to Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation

The Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch 17 recently donated $25,000 to support…

  • Feb 17, 2021
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 Courtenay recently donated $25,000 to the Comox Valley Health Carew Foundation. Pictured, Legion 17 president Gary Flath (right) and Poppy Campaign chair Dave Bell presented the cheque to Jessica Aldred, executive director of the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation. Photo by Stella Webers.
SUBMITTED PHOTO                                Randall Heidt (left) accepts a big cheque from Dallas Smith, president of Nanwakolas Council.

Nanwakolas Council makes donation to North Island College to support First Nation students

The money was raised at the 2019 Nanwakolas golf tournament.

SUBMITTED PHOTO                                Randall Heidt (left) accepts a big cheque from Dallas Smith, president of Nanwakolas Council.
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Jeremy Chow’s priority was taking care of his family, says a close friend. The Saanich man died on May 30 from acute myeloid leukemia. The Chow family fought for more than two years to find a stem cell donor for Jeremy, who was of mixed Asian and European genetics. (Facebook/Match4Jeremy)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

B.C. teens start skateboard-wax company named after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
Courtenay church offers free family clothing centre

Courtenay church offers free family clothing centre

Every Tuesday afternoon, 1-3 p.m., the Courtenay Fellowship Baptist Church (2963 Lake…

Courtenay church offers free family clothing centre