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Dusty Roberts showing one of the hundreds of school classroom rugs Luv-A-Rug cleaned for free for SD-61.

FLOORED by customer support, rug cleaning company gives back

5 Ways Luv-A-Rug spreads the ‘Luv’ around Victoria

  • Aug 2, 2021
Pulse

Victoria Foundation + local donors support vital community rebuilding

Community Recovery Program distributes $3.13+ million to local organizations

  • Jul 26, 2021
Ken and Sheralyn

The fabric of the community: Local Oak Bay family keeps you and your clothes looking fantastic

For anyone who grew up in Oak Bay, Individual Dry Cleaners has…

  • Jul 19, 2021
Ken and Sheralyn
Victoria News and Monday Magazine are proud to announce the publication of Finding Hope: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence, produced with community partners the Victoria Foundation and Island Health.

Finding Hope: Publication aims to help break the cycle of domestic violence

The statistics are sobering: 60 per cent of British Columbia residents know…

  • Jul 12, 2021
Victoria News and Monday Magazine are proud to announce the publication of Finding Hope: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence, produced with community partners the Victoria Foundation and Island Health.
Combined with local, provincial and national statistics, Victoria’s Vital Signs survey results will create a snapshot of Greater Victoria livability and wellbeing that will guide donors and decision-makers in programming and funding decisions.

25 million+ Vital reasons to take this local survey today

Deadline is July 1 to participate in this year’s Victoria’s Vital Signs

  • Jun 21, 2021
Combined with local, provincial and national statistics, Victoria’s Vital Signs survey results will create a snapshot of Greater Victoria livability and wellbeing that will guide donors and decision-makers in programming and funding decisions.
Adventure of All Kinds Awaits in Nanaimo!

There’s fun to be had in Nanaimo, the city by the sea

As the weather continues to warm up, there are unforgettable adventures to…

  • Jun 14, 2021
Adventure of All Kinds Awaits in Nanaimo!
Your kitchen needs to function well, but with all the time we spend there, it also needs to look as good as it works.

3 steps to creating a kitchen that suits your style

The kitchen is the workhorse of the home – it’s where you…

  • Jun 7, 2021
Your kitchen needs to function well, but with all the time we spend there, it also needs to look as good as it works.
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.

Financial Literacy Guide shares what local families need to know now

According to a 2020 national survey by FP Canada, Canadians have ranked…

  • Jun 7, 2021
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.
Back in 1936, Burges Gadsden, right, had a seemingly simple, yet innovative, idea: Build an organization that with a solid source of funds could provide support to local charities. With $20 donated by his mother, Fannie, Gadsen founded the Victoria Foundation out of the Sunshine Inn, a soup kitchen he ran on Pandora Avenue.

How an innovative idea + $20 created 85-year community legacy

Back in 1936, Burges Gadsden had a seemingly simple, yet innovative, idea:…

  • May 24, 2021
Back in 1936, Burges Gadsden, right, had a seemingly simple, yet innovative, idea: Build an organization that with a solid source of funds could provide support to local charities. With $20 donated by his mother, Fannie, Gadsen founded the Victoria Foundation out of the Sunshine Inn, a soup kitchen he ran on Pandora Avenue.
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 24, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.
From May 21 to 24, the Capital Regional District hosts a virtual Biodiversity Challenge in honour of the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22.

Picture this: Discover the biodiversity in your own backyard

CRD hosts a virtual Biodiversity Challenge … and the chance to win some awesome prizes!

  • May 17, 2021
From May 21 to 24, the Capital Regional District hosts a virtual Biodiversity Challenge in honour of the International Day for Biological Diversity, May 22.
Oak Bay physiotherapist Grant Hutchings from Mountain Physiotherapy Acupuncture can help you strengthen your golf swing. (Photo: Savino Paolella)

Oak Bay physiotherapist offers tips for a smooth golf swing

Improving your body’s rotation ability has benefits for many activities, beyond golf!

  • May 10, 2021
Oak Bay physiotherapist Grant Hutchings from Mountain Physiotherapy Acupuncture can help you strengthen your golf swing. (Photo: Savino Paolella)
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's dog June, eager for a raw treat.

What’s for dinner? Raw pet food is easier than you think!

Talk to the experts at your local pet food store to learn about simple ways to expand your pet’s diet

  • May 3, 2021
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's dog June, eager for a raw treat.
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.

Financial Literacy Guide shares what local families need to know now

According to a 2020 national survey by FP Canada, Canadians have ranked…

  • May 3, 2021
Pick up the <em>Financial Literacy Guide</em> from locations around Greater Victoria, or read the e-edition online.
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.

Take the 2021 Vital Signs Survey, help the region chart a course forward

Have your say May 4 to July 1

  • May 3, 2021
The Victoria Foundation launches its 16th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs Survey, open from May 4 to July 1.
Thariq

After battling cancer, a family rallies to help others in need

Register today for the RBC Race for the Kids: Home Edition

  • Apr 26, 2021
Thariq
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.

3 ways to keep spring cleaning community-friendly

Proper disposal key for unwanted household and yard material

  • Apr 19, 2021
Abandoned waste isn’t just an eyesore – it’s also costly to clean up, encourages further illegal dumping and leads to increased health and environmental risks.
Residents of Carlton House Oak Bay are enjoying the new Wellness Program, headed by Jamille Morrison! John Hillman, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, smiles alongside Jamille. You might recognize him from his fundraising efforts last year, which saw him walking laps around Carlton House to raise money for Save The Children.

Finding the silver lining during a pandemic is no problem for this Oak Bay retirement community!

Team used restrictions to find ways to change for the better

  • Apr 19, 2021
Residents of Carlton House Oak Bay are enjoying the new Wellness Program, headed by Jamille Morrison! John Hillman, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, smiles alongside Jamille. You might recognize him from his fundraising efforts last year, which saw him walking laps around Carlton House to raise money for Save The Children.
This renovation by MAC Renovation created a beautiful, modern and functional walk-in shower from the outdated tub-shower combo.

This walk-in solution makes your bathroom both beautiful and functional!

Why a walk-in shower makes sense today, and tomorrow

  • Apr 12, 2021
This renovation by MAC Renovation created a beautiful, modern and functional walk-in shower from the outdated tub-shower combo.