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.
June Fundraising events in Victoria
Canstruction benefiting the Mustard Seed Street Church Food Bank
June 2nd to June 12th | @ Hillside Mall
Presented by the Dahlia Society, Canstruction showcases colossal structures made from full canned goods. After the competition and exhibition, the food is donated to the Mustard Seed Food Bank. Make a donation and vote for your favourite structure. One can make a difference.
Kaleidoscope Ball in support of the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
Saturday, June 3rd | 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm @ the Victoria Conference Centre
Open to the whole family, the Kaleidoscope Ball is a birthday party with food, fun, magic and surprises. This is one of the many events in Victoria that supports children and their families.
Boat for Hope Victoria in support of Variety – the Children’s Charity
Saturday, June 3rd | @ Victoria’s Inner Harbour
By invitation only, children with special needs and their families set sail on a pirate adventure. This opportunity would otherwise be out of reach for due to mobility, financial and other challenges.
6th Annual Victoria Goddess Run benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation
Sunday, June 4th | @ Westhills Stadium
Join a women’s only 10K and 5K run and walk, one of the fun events in Victoria, that inspires participants through a unique experience. Release your inner Goddess!
2017 Headway Charity Golf Tournament in support of Headway, Victoria Epilepsy & Parkinson’s Centre
Thursday, June 8th | 11:30 check-in and 7 pm dinner @ Olympic View Golf Course
Celebrating their Silver Anniversary, after 25 years, Headway is proud to provide awareness and support for people in the community that are faced with challenges.
Teeny Tiny Garden Party in support of the Victoria Hospice’s end-of-life care programs
Saturday, June 11th | All Day @ select locations around Greater Victoria
Take a peek inside 12 of Victoria’s best backyards. Explore Victoria from a different perspective with a self-guided tour of hidden gems around the neighbourhoods of Fernwood, Hillside, Lansdowne, Braefoot and Gordon Head. 100% of funds support the Victoria Hospice.
Power to Golf in support of Power to Be
Thursday, June 15th | 11 am – 6 pm @ The Victoria Golf Club
This event is invitation-only, to connect inspiring philanthropists over 18 holes of golf, a magical evening and 30 auction items.
Bowls, Burgers & Beers – An Introduction to Lawn Summer Nights in support of Cystic Fibrosis
Friday, June 16th | 6 pm – 8 pm @ The Victoria Lawn Bowling Club
The perfect introduction to Lawn Summer Nights, this event is open to LSN teams, friends, family, co-workers, past participants…everyone. Learn to lawn bowl, enjoy burgers and drinks, or practice your skills before the real competition begins in July!
Raymond James Father’s Day Run/Walk for Prostate Cancer
Saturday, June 18th | 9:45 am – 11:45 am @ Vancouver Island Technology Park
On Father’s Day, thousands of Canadian men, their families, and those supporting a loved one run for Prostate Cancer. 100% of funds raised will support patient programs on Vancouver Island. “If you can’t run from it, run for it!”
MEC Victoria Paddlefest supporting Power to Be
Sunday, June 18th | 10 am to 4 pm @ Willows Beach
Now’s the time to try out paddling be it kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding. Go for a test paddle, learn how to paddle at a clinic or participate in the annual gear swap or boat auction. Fun in the sun for everyone!
Also mark your calendars for…
The HarbourCats Sock Toss with the Anawim House
Tuesday, July 11th | 6:35 pm
Foin Anawim for their summer fundraiser, at the HarbourCats game! The HarbourCats are organizing the Stock Toss on behalf of the Anawim House. Bring socks and get ready to have some fun.
Moss Street Art Gallery Paint In, in support of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Saturday, July 15th | 11 am – 9 pm @ Moss Street
In support of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s educational programs, Moss Street becomes one big art scene. Watch over 180 artists and participate yourself, there will be two murals created.
Lawn Summer Nights Victoria benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Every Thursday of July (6th, 13th, 20th & 27th) | 6 pm @ The Victoria Lawn Bowling Club
A unique fundraiser where lawn bowling is at the heart of the action. Whether you are part of a team or attend via a Social Ticket, enjoy food, drinks and conversation all in support of a great cause. See you #onthegreen.
Jaguars On The Island benefiting the Victoria Hospice
Saturday, July 29th | 9 am – 3 pm @ the Windsor Cricket Pitch
Experience the largest display of famous Jaguar cars in North America. There are multiple events throughout the weekend, but this exposition is not to be missed.
Victoria Dragon Boat Festival benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation
Friday, August 18th to Sunday, August 20th | @ Victoria’s Inner Harbour
Bringing the community together through Dragon Boat racing, it’s time to register a team to join in the paddling or donate to your favourite Dragon Boat team.
Woman 2 Warrior Challenge in support of the Easter Seals BC/Yukon, CNIB and the Victoria Hospitals Foundation
Sunday, August 27th | @ Westshore Parks and Recreation
A 5K race for women of all ages with obstacles. Challenge yourself, challenge your friends and challenge your family. This race aims to bring the warrior out of every woman.
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