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Donate to the 2022 Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Donate to the 2022 Times Colonist Christmas Fund

We have raised and distributed millions of dollars through our Christmas Fund over the years — including almost $1 million last year alone — and the success is a direct result of your generosity.
Frequently asked questions about the Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Frequently asked questions about the Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Learn more about the Times Colonist Christmas Fund and what we do.
Tuba Christmas roars back to Market Square on Saturday to raise money for those in need

Tuba Christmas roars back to Market Square on Saturday to raise money for those in need

On Saturday afternoon, 1 to 3, Market Square will be filled with musicians of all ages and gleaming brass instruments to raise money for the Times Colonist Christmas Fund
Christmas Fund helps Women's Transition House provide comfort of food

Christmas Fund helps Women's Transition House provide comfort of food

With skyrocketing grocery costs and high rents, many people, including women fleeing violence, are forced to cut down on the quality and quantity of their food — or to choose between paying rent or buying food.
For Ukrainians fleeing to Victoria, a helping hand from the Christmas Fund

For Ukrainians fleeing to Victoria, a helping hand from the Christmas Fund

Donations from TC readers provided everything from food to bus passes for arriving families, and helped finance the creation of Ukrainian Village, a transitional housing community
Christmas Fund: Salvation Army toy stores help parents 'shop' for gifts

Christmas Fund: Salvation Army toy stores help parents 'shop' for gifts

Parents and caregivers can make an appointment and personally choose appropriate toys and gifts for all the children in their family.
Dave Obee: Christmas Fund donations are going to work right away

Dave Obee: Christmas Fund donations are going to work right away

Times Colonist Christmas Fund raises money for people in need on Southern Vancouver Island
Dave Obee: Your giving helps the entire community

Dave Obee: Your giving helps the entire community

Some things to watch for when you make a charitable donation
Jack Knox: Amid tales of dysfunction, don't forget need

Jack Knox: Amid tales of dysfunction, don't forget need

When encountering some bedraggled figure on the sidewalk, what do you feel? Sympathy? Fear? Resentment? Does your heart hurt or your lip curl?
Meals served with love and dignity at Rainbow Kitchen

Meals served with love and dignity at Rainbow Kitchen

Non-profit Rainbow Kitchen in Esquimalt is among the many community organizations receiving assistance from the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.
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