With the holiday season creeping up on us, there’s always the intention to get your Holiday Corporate Giving plan ready. And as the busy season progresses, it’s easy to push that aside. Research has shown that more than one third (34%) of charitable giving takes place between October and December, with nearly 20% of all donations being made in December.
This year, Lawn Summer Nights Victoria celebrated its fifth anniversary in style. Over four evenings of July, you could find costume-coordinated teams with their best lawn bowling skills in hand, ready to duel it out for the 2017 Victoria lawn bowling champion title.
As the seasons change pace you may find your daily routine sifting with the cooler weather, start of school or need to try something new. Here’s our seasonal round-up of fall fundraisers and events in Victoria that you won’t want to miss.
As an investor, the first thing that anyone wants is a return, and hopefully a healthy one. With the growth in popularity of socially responsible investing (SRI) over the last decade, this raises the question: How does one choose an investment to not only get a return, but to also do some good?
Today, July 13th, marks the two year anniversary since Markus Pukonen of Routes of Change began his journey around the world in support of a sustainable future. 730 days later and Pukonen has made it to 9 Countries, 17 Cities and over 25,000km without the use of a motor.
This year marks our Country’s 150th birthday. In celebration of Canada, companies have been launching contests and promotions throughout the year. As giving back proves to be a key theme of the #Canada150 campaigns, we have rounded up a few excellent examples of companies who are leading the way for the next 150 years.
The Anawim House “is a refuge, a home, a meeting ground, and a source of hope for many of Victoria’s street community.” They are a family inside Victoria’s street community, a resource for the homeless. Acting to break the “us vs. them” stigma around homelessness they have built a community. We sat down with Anawim and were delighted to learn about their involvement within the Greater Victoria community.