Community involvement

Cultivating culture

CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble is an auditioned choir for adult voices based in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, and is directed by the talented Michael Gormley.

Now in its 27th season, CapriCCio continues to captivate audiences with outstanding performances of choral music ranging from the 15th century to the present, from Tallis and Gabrieli to Pärt, Whitacre and even younger contemporaries, from simple folk songs to Bach’s B Minor Mass and Handel’s Messiah, all performed in CapriCCio’s signature style: virtuosic clarity with a sensitive, compelling spirit.

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CapriCCio Vocal EnsembleChildren’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island believes that children with disabilities and health challenges deserve the same opportunities and life chances as other children.

We raise money and manage funds to remove barriers and create opportunities to ensure children and families have access to the support they need. We achieve this by providing funding and leadership for effective programs, research of emerging best practices, and building partnerships in order to create positive outcomes for kids.

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Get Pink'd! Get Pink’d! is an annual wear pink day in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. From coast to coast, organizations, businesses, schools and community groups come together to raise money for breast cancer research through this fun and easy fundraiser!

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Every two years Mosaic Learning Society showcases the talent of our youth in a multi performance theatrical production. ​In June 2010 ‘Peter Pan’ was a tremendous success with 2 sold out shows. Two years later we again played to a full house two nights in a row with our production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and then again in 2014 with “A Little Help From Our Friends”.

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Our Place Our Place is an inner-city community centre serving Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable: working poor, impoverished elderly, mentally and physically challenged, addicted and the homeless. Individuals and businesses provide the majority of financial support for our programs and services. Our Place serves over 1,200 meals per day, and provides hot showers, free clothing, counseling and outreach services, plus 45 transitional housing units. Most importantly, we provide a sense of hope and belonging to our neighbours in need.

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Power To Be provides adventure-based programs designed for youth and families in need of support. Our caring staff, specialized equipment and network of community partnerships assist people living with a disability by strengthening connections with nature and finding inspiration through the discovery of limitless ability.

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To promote and encourage amateur hockey and to develop the highest possible standard of sportsmanship and citizenship for the youth of our community.

To maintain and increase the interest of hockey in this community and to encourage competition and good fellowship, not necessarily for the proficient, but rather for all participants.

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We are — you, your neighbours, your friends or family.

The Saanich Peninsula Hospital is a vital part of our community and after 29 years of work, we see a strong sense of ownership on the part of residents of the peninsula. Our loyal and supportive donors have helped fund no less than 8 major renovation or construction projects and purchase hundreds of pieces of equipment. It’s our hospital.

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Join us for this popular annual golf event at Crown Isle hosted by Mindset Wealth – HollisWealth. Over the past 25 years, the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation Golf Classic has raised over $570,000 for our community hospital and is the largest single-day event put on by the Foundation. The Golf Classic has funded new equipment and renovations for various hospital departments including Emergency, Maternal Child, Cancer Care and the Intensive Care Unit.

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United Way United Way is a leader in the social service sector with its dual role as a fundraiser and community funder. We aim to address the immediate needs of the community on an annual basis by funding a network of services, while creating long-term strategies to target the root causes of social issues. Since it takes everyone working together to change social conditions, we unite community partners, volunteers, donors, business, labour and government in a common cause of caring. We are the largest non-government funder in the Capital Regional District and we have invested over $144 million to build a strong and caring community since 1937.

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