Since July 12th, an expected 14,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to more than 200 wildfires across British Columbia. As the fires have spread more disaster help is needed from the community. The following companies have stepped up across the country in a vital time to help victims of the BC wildfires.
The TD Art Gallery Paint In is one of the most anticipated community events in Victoria every summer. Since it’s origin in 1987, the event has grown from a small crowd to engage the local Artist community to a crowd of 40,000 attendees who gather along Moss Street. This year, on Saturday, July 15th, the TD Art Gallery Paint In will celebrate its 30th anniversary.
There’s no question, canned food is commonly associated with food banks. Yet this annual event and fundraiser legitimately takes canned food to another level. This year, Canstruction Victoria presents the theme “You Are What You Eat”, which has inspired many popular character favourites–from Pooh Bear and his honey, a take on Hannibal Lecter, to the Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar. Here’s a glimpse at the great show that Canstruction Victoria puts on–on now!
As the sun gets higher, the air gets warmer and the nights get longer we know one thing that is certain: Victorian’s are gearing up for Lawn Summer Nights. Will we see you #onthegreen for the fifth anniversary of Lawn Summer Nights Victoria?
Here are four reasons to attend this hot summer event, whether you’re a seasoned lawn bowler or not.
Over the past couple weekends in Victoria, we’ve been treated with golden rays of sunshine and we hope that summer is here to stay. In disregard to the weather, these fundraising events in Victoria are a fun way to celebrate and support our local community.
As a large name-non-profit in Victoria, the Mustard Seed Street Church is also a very innovative organization and has broadened its focus to long-term social enterprise solutions and emergency food aid.
We’re still buzzing from the energy created at Social Media Camp 2017. Members of the HeartPress team have attended the conference in previous years, but this year was different. We were honoured to be Gold Sponsors of #SMCamp2017 to share your giving stories.
From March 3rd to 11th, Victoria Beer Week 2017 was made up of 9 days with 16 different events. The wide spectrum of gatherings, organized by the Victoria Beer Week Society, around Greater Victoria showcased a combination of BC craft brews and local artisans.
From Victoria Beer Week favourites to newly unveiled events, the week offered something for every craft brew connoisseur, beer geek, and newbie.
We thought we would give a nod to a few female social entrepreneurs, especially on International Women’s Day. These women are creating and building businesses that contribute enormously to not only a global economy but are solving real world social problems in innovative ways. We are both inspired and humbled by these women who are using business to help change the world.