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It’s time for Movember! (File contributed/ Benjamin Wilson, spangdahlem.af.mil)

Welcome to mustache season: Movember begins

People can now start fundraising for men’s health initiatives for the month of November

It’s time for Movember! (File contributed/ Benjamin Wilson, spangdahlem.af.mil)
Patrick Boyle and UVic jazz group gear up for final Blues for Eric fundraiser

Patrick Boyle and UVic jazz group gear up for final Blues for Eric fundraiser

UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble to be featured in show at The Oaks on Nov. 2

  • Oct 28, 2019
Patrick Boyle and UVic jazz group gear up for final Blues for Eric fundraiser
Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)                                Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)

Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair bounces back into Pearkes

The family-friendly event runs Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes

Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)                                Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)
Shaun Cerisano, co-founder if TP the Town, and Andrew Wilson, president of operations pose in front of this year’s haul of donated toilet paper. (File contributed/ TP the Town)

Fifth annual ‘TP the Town’ event collects 105,000 of toilet paper

The event also collected feminine hygiene products for the first time

Shaun Cerisano, co-founder if TP the Town, and Andrew Wilson, president of operations pose in front of this year’s haul of donated toilet paper. (File contributed/ TP the Town)
The Poutine With Purpose Crawl is happening on Sept. 24 (Black Press File Photo)

Poutine With Purpose Pub Crawl supports local charity

Enjoy a pub favourite while helping to feed local kids

The Poutine With Purpose Crawl is happening on Sept. 24 (Black Press File Photo)
Reid Plumb, 4, neighbour Kesler Fawcett, 9, and Ashton Plumb, 7, began selling iced tea shortly after they heard of the sudden death of their neighbour Carter, 9. (File contributed/Lindsay Plumb)

Greater Victoria kids mourn loss of friend with lemonade stand

The sudden death of nine-year-old Carter Bonsdorf has pushed kids to fundraise for his family

Reid Plumb, 4, neighbour Kesler Fawcett, 9, and Ashton Plumb, 7, began selling iced tea shortly after they heard of the sudden death of their neighbour Carter, 9. (File contributed/Lindsay Plumb)
Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old; now she’s an active volunteer with the BC Burn Fund (File submitted/ Dave Hacus)

Victoria woman accesses healing Burn Fund resources 45 years after injury

Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old and now works as an adult burn survivor advocate

Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old; now she’s an active volunteer with the BC Burn Fund (File submitted/ Dave Hacus)
Lynn Phillips was injured during a girls’ trip to L.A. when a driver ran over her twice (GoFundMe)

Victoria woman in L.A. hospital after she was run over twice

Lynn Phillips has suffered from multiple broken bones and internal bleeding

Lynn Phillips was injured during a girls’ trip to L.A. when a driver ran over her twice (GoFundMe)
Doug Sunray is a driver with the Living Edge Community, which transports donated produce and sets up free farmer’s style markets six days per week. The organization’s van is on its last legs. (File contributed/ Deborah Price)

Victoria charity desperate for new van to deliver free groceries

The Living Edge Community runs free farmers’ style markets six days per week

Doug Sunray is a driver with the Living Edge Community, which transports donated produce and sets up free farmer’s style markets six days per week. The organization’s van is on its last legs. (File contributed/ Deborah Price)
Remy Currie is a 10-month old Victoria boy who was born with Mosaic Down Syndrome and a hole in his heart. He underwent open heart surgery at the BC Children’s Hospital in January (File contributed/ Dave Currie)

Successful open heart surgery prompts Victoria family to rally for Jeans Day

Remy Currie was born with a heart defect and underwent surgery at the BC Children’s Hospital

Remy Currie is a 10-month old Victoria boy who was born with Mosaic Down Syndrome and a hole in his heart. He underwent open heart surgery at the BC Children’s Hospital in January (File contributed/ Dave Currie)
Staff from Kid Sister participated in the Hungry Hearts fundraiser for Our Place (File contributed)

Our Place fundraiser gathers a record-breaking $150,000

The sixth annual Hungry Hearts event let foodies pick the best dishes in town

Staff from Kid Sister participated in the Hungry Hearts fundraiser for Our Place (File contributed)

Monopoly-themed event raises money for the Canadian Cancer Society

The Monopoly Affair is happening Feb. 23 at the Delta Ocean Point Hotel and Spa

Cascadia Martial Arts is hosting a “Jingle Balls” charity dodgeball event for their holiday party. (File contributed/Adam Ziorio)

Holiday dodgeball event to raise funds for youth suicide prevention

Cascadia Martial Arts’ ‘Jingle Balls’ event taking different approach to holiday celebrations

Cascadia Martial Arts is hosting a “Jingle Balls” charity dodgeball event for their holiday party. (File contributed/Adam Ziorio)
Hudson Poppit (left) and his twin brother Harrison, age 12, pose in a portrait for their mother’s “Wombmates” collection, with donations and partial book proceeds going to Jeneece Place. (Photo contributed)

Seeing double: local artist focuses on twins for charity project

Hudson Wren Portraits securing donations, diverting partial book proceeds to Jeneece Place

Hudson Poppit (left) and his twin brother Harrison, age 12, pose in a portrait for their mother’s “Wombmates” collection, with donations and partial book proceeds going to Jeneece Place. (Photo contributed)
Hundreds of students walked around the BC Legislature to participate in the WE Walk for Water event. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Hundreds of students participate in WE Walk for Water event

350 students from Greater Victoria took part in a walk for access to clean water

Hundreds of students walked around the BC Legislature to participate in the WE Walk for Water event. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Defending champion Castro Boateng of House of Boateng is back to face some of Victoria’s top chefs Feb. 7 for Hungry Hearts, a culinary fundraiser for Our Place Society. Facebook

Hungry Hearts a savoury soiree in Victoria for Our Place

Annual fundraiser brings the city’s top chefs together for some friendly competition

Defending champion Castro Boateng of House of Boateng is back to face some of Victoria’s top chefs Feb. 7 for Hungry Hearts, a culinary fundraiser for Our Place Society. Facebook
Neil Rawnsley of Oak Bay Rotary rings the bells Thursday morning on Oak Bay Avenue for donations to the Salvation Army, as part of the Christmas Kettle Campaign. The campaign is well below its goal for 2017 and is looking for more volunteer bell ringers to help give the annual fundraiser a final push. Christine Van Reeuwyk/Black Press

Christmas Kettle Campaign needs strong finish in Victoria

Annual Salvation Army fundraising program less than halfway to 2017 goal in final days

Neil Rawnsley of Oak Bay Rotary rings the bells Thursday morning on Oak Bay Avenue for donations to the Salvation Army, as part of the Christmas Kettle Campaign. The campaign is well below its goal for 2017 and is looking for more volunteer bell ringers to help give the annual fundraiser a final push. Christine Van Reeuwyk/Black Press
Delight The Senses organizer Lucie Marlo (second from right) joins violinist Tatiana Kostour (from left), painter Rande Cook, jeweler Rafal Zebrowski and pianist Iryna Graifer gather to promote the Sept. 30 fundraiser. It will feature visual art, live music and jewelry, all to be auctioned off to benefit breast cancer research for the Canadian Cancer Society. Vadym Graifer photo

Delight the Senses in Victoria in the battle against breast cancer

Fundraiser assembles local artists and musicians to auction off original works

Delight The Senses organizer Lucie Marlo (second from right) joins violinist Tatiana Kostour (from left), painter Rande Cook, jeweler Rafal Zebrowski and pianist Iryna Graifer gather to promote the Sept. 30 fundraiser. It will feature visual art, live music and jewelry, all to be auctioned off to benefit breast cancer research for the Canadian Cancer Society. Vadym Graifer photo
Greater Victoria firefighters are reaching out to foodies with their latest fundraising vehicle. Photo contributed

Greater Victoria firefighters’ cookbook raising money for young burn survivors

Country Grocer stores leading way on sales of fundraising product

  • Sep 19, 2017
Greater Victoria firefighters are reaching out to foodies with their latest fundraising vehicle. Photo contributed
Riders with the Victoria Grandmothers for Africa chapter take a photo break near Qualicum Beach during last year’s ride from Campbell River to Victoria. Photo contributed

Victoria grandmothers ride the Island to help African orphans

Local group has raised more than $1 million since the first ride

Riders with the Victoria Grandmothers for Africa chapter take a photo break near Qualicum Beach during last year’s ride from Campbell River to Victoria. Photo contributed