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The Da Vinci Centre will be decked out in style for the Red Carpet Gala this Valentine’s Day. (Contributed photo)

Red Carpet Valentine’s event will aid Sooke charities

This is a chance to have that “red carpet” experience

The Da Vinci Centre will be decked out in style for the Red Carpet Gala this Valentine’s Day. (Contributed photo)
The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)
Olivia Doyle, 8, helps Dylan Lee-Woods, 5, and brother Finn, 8, of the 1st CedarHill Beavers during their annual Christmas tree sale. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Olivia Doyle, 8, helps Dylan Lee-Woods, 5, and brother Finn, 8, of the 1st CedarHill Beavers during their annual Christmas tree sale. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Talking about tubas! Annual concert attracts hundreds to Market Square

Talking about tubas! Annual concert attracts hundreds to Market Square

The 2019 edition of Tuba Christmas concert and fundraiser goes this Saturday in the square

  • Dec 13, 2019
Talking about tubas! Annual concert attracts hundreds to Market Square
Camosun College instructor David Armstrong sits in the sun outside Dunlop House. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

Sip and savour a few brews to help build a new playground at Camosun daycare

Mystery Brews tours local breweries for a good cause

  • Nov 21, 2019
Camosun College instructor David Armstrong sits in the sun outside Dunlop House. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)
Nov. 14, 2019– Kelly King, director of communications for Habitat for Humanity Victoria stand in front of some of the participants in this year’s Gingerbread Showcase at the Parkside Hotel and Spa. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

PHOTOS: 11th annual Gingerbread Showcase comes to Victoria

Bakers spent more than 100 hours perfecting their creations

Nov. 14, 2019– Kelly King, director of communications for Habitat for Humanity Victoria stand in front of some of the participants in this year’s Gingerbread Showcase at the Parkside Hotel and Spa. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
It’s time for Movember! (File contributed/ Benjamin Wilson, spangdahlem.af.mil)

Welcome to mustache season: Movember begins

People can now start fundraising for men’s health initiatives for the month of November

It’s time for Movember! (File contributed/ Benjamin Wilson, spangdahlem.af.mil)
Patrick Boyle and UVic jazz group gear up for final Blues for Eric fundraiser

Patrick Boyle and UVic jazz group gear up for final Blues for Eric fundraiser

UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble to be featured in show at The Oaks on Nov. 2

  • Oct 28, 2019
Patrick Boyle and UVic jazz group gear up for final Blues for Eric fundraiser
Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)                                Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)

Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair bounces back into Pearkes

The family-friendly event runs Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes

Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)                                Victoria’s Ultimate Toy Fair is happening Oct. 19-20 at Pearkes Arena. (File Contributed/ Candice Woodward)
Shaun Cerisano, co-founder if TP the Town, and Andrew Wilson, president of operations pose in front of this year’s haul of donated toilet paper. (File contributed/ TP the Town)

Fifth annual ‘TP the Town’ event collects 105,000 of toilet paper

The event also collected feminine hygiene products for the first time

Shaun Cerisano, co-founder if TP the Town, and Andrew Wilson, president of operations pose in front of this year’s haul of donated toilet paper. (File contributed/ TP the Town)
The Poutine With Purpose Crawl is happening on Sept. 24 (Black Press File Photo)

Poutine With Purpose Pub Crawl supports local charity

Enjoy a pub favourite while helping to feed local kids

The Poutine With Purpose Crawl is happening on Sept. 24 (Black Press File Photo)
Reid Plumb, 4, neighbour Kesler Fawcett, 9, and Ashton Plumb, 7, began selling iced tea shortly after they heard of the sudden death of their neighbour Carter, 9. (File contributed/Lindsay Plumb)

Greater Victoria kids mourn loss of friend with lemonade stand

The sudden death of nine-year-old Carter Bonsdorf has pushed kids to fundraise for his family

Reid Plumb, 4, neighbour Kesler Fawcett, 9, and Ashton Plumb, 7, began selling iced tea shortly after they heard of the sudden death of their neighbour Carter, 9. (File contributed/Lindsay Plumb)
Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old; now she’s an active volunteer with the BC Burn Fund (File submitted/ Dave Hacus)

Victoria woman accesses healing Burn Fund resources 45 years after injury

Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old and now works as an adult burn survivor advocate

Stasi Manser was burned when she was five years old; now she’s an active volunteer with the BC Burn Fund (File submitted/ Dave Hacus)
Lynn Phillips was injured during a girls’ trip to L.A. when a driver ran over her twice (GoFundMe)

Victoria woman in L.A. hospital after she was run over twice

Lynn Phillips has suffered from multiple broken bones and internal bleeding

Lynn Phillips was injured during a girls’ trip to L.A. when a driver ran over her twice (GoFundMe)
Doug Sunray is a driver with the Living Edge Community, which transports donated produce and sets up free farmer’s style markets six days per week. The organization’s van is on its last legs. (File contributed/ Deborah Price)

Victoria charity desperate for new van to deliver free groceries

The Living Edge Community runs free farmers’ style markets six days per week

Doug Sunray is a driver with the Living Edge Community, which transports donated produce and sets up free farmer’s style markets six days per week. The organization’s van is on its last legs. (File contributed/ Deborah Price)
Remy Currie is a 10-month old Victoria boy who was born with Mosaic Down Syndrome and a hole in his heart. He underwent open heart surgery at the BC Children’s Hospital in January (File contributed/ Dave Currie)

Successful open heart surgery prompts Victoria family to rally for Jeans Day

Remy Currie was born with a heart defect and underwent surgery at the BC Children’s Hospital

Remy Currie is a 10-month old Victoria boy who was born with Mosaic Down Syndrome and a hole in his heart. He underwent open heart surgery at the BC Children’s Hospital in January (File contributed/ Dave Currie)
Staff from Kid Sister participated in the Hungry Hearts fundraiser for Our Place (File contributed)

Our Place fundraiser gathers a record-breaking $150,000

The sixth annual Hungry Hearts event let foodies pick the best dishes in town

Staff from Kid Sister participated in the Hungry Hearts fundraiser for Our Place (File contributed)

Monopoly-themed event raises money for the Canadian Cancer Society

The Monopoly Affair is happening Feb. 23 at the Delta Ocean Point Hotel and Spa

Cascadia Martial Arts is hosting a “Jingle Balls” charity dodgeball event for their holiday party. (File contributed/Adam Ziorio)

Holiday dodgeball event to raise funds for youth suicide prevention

Cascadia Martial Arts’ ‘Jingle Balls’ event taking different approach to holiday celebrations

Cascadia Martial Arts is hosting a “Jingle Balls” charity dodgeball event for their holiday party. (File contributed/Adam Ziorio)
A participant at one of The Inside Ride events is cheered on by people in costumes. (File contributed/The Inside Ride)

‘Party with a purpose’ fundraising for Vancouver Island kids with cancer

‘The Inside Ride’ will see teams partying it up on stationary bikes

A participant at one of The Inside Ride events is cheered on by people in costumes. (File contributed/The Inside Ride)