When’s the last time you’ve taken action for a cause? This fall, take a walk or a bike ride with a new purpose in mind. Victoria’s Ride for Refuge happening late September is held by the Cridge Centre for the Family.
This month, literacy will be high on our social agenda. September is Literacy is Life Month in B.C. In the coming weeks, government, businesses and non-profits will work together to support literacy initiatives across the province.
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.