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Christmas Fund

West Shore food bank goes flat out to make sure clients get hampers

West Shore food bank goes flat out to make sure clients get hampers

Donation key to helping those who are struggling

Donation key to helping those who are struggling

Times Colonist Christmas Fund helps women affected by trauma to seek employment, return to school

Times Colonist Christmas Fund helps women affected by trauma to seek employment, return to school

Through the Times Colonist Christmas Fund, this year, Bridges will give its students $100 gift certificates.
Times Colonist Christmas Fund helps kids in need get the gifts they wish for

Times Colonist Christmas Fund helps kids in need get the gifts they wish for

Donate online to the Christmas Fund at timescolonist.com/donate
'Teenagers are often forgotten': Christmas Fund helps single-parent group to buy gifts for youths

'Teenagers are often forgotten': Christmas Fund helps single-parent group to buy gifts for youths

Housing group provides shelter for youth, with help from Christmas Fund

Housing group provides shelter for youth, with help from Christmas Fund

Threshold assists young people ages 15 to 24 who need a roof over their heads
Christmas Fund: So far, half as much as raised last year, but twice as much as year before

Christmas Fund: So far, half as much as raised last year, but twice as much as year before

Christmas Fund reaches $311,103.51 — money that will be put to work helping people in need throughout our readership area
Tuba Christmas returns but will be at UVic recital hall; admission by donation to Christmas Fund

Tuba Christmas returns but will be at UVic recital hall; admission by donation to Christmas Fund

Drop your returnables at Bottle Depot donation bins and help the Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Drop your returnables at Bottle Depot donation bins and help the Times Colonist Christmas Fund

The Christmas Fund helps people in need through a variety of agencies, including the Salvation Army, Mustard Seed Street Church and Victoria Women's Transition House
'We couldn't keep up': Agencies report jump in domestic violence cases during pandemic

'We couldn't keep up': Agencies report jump in domestic violence cases during pandemic

Women in abusive relationships are often reluctant to leave the family home around Christmas, afraid that their children will be left with unhappy memories, says Susan Howard of the Victoria Women’s Transition House Society. But the reverse is often true.