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Real estate agent turns windfall into win for Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Real estate agent turns windfall into win for Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Morley Bryant said the Times Colonist Christmas Fund is top of mind as the world continues to struggle through the pandemic.
Dave Obee: A donation in memory of Chess and Helen 'who made such wonderful Christmases for us'

Dave Obee: A donation in memory of Chess and Helen 'who made such wonderful Christmases for us'

A family explains their $2,500 donation on Giving Tuesday
Dave Obee: Christmas Fund reaches $136,400 on Giving Tuesday

Dave Obee: Christmas Fund reaches $136,400 on Giving Tuesday

Donate online at timescolonist.com/donate
Jack Knox: Hoarding hurts food banks, but donors help

Jack Knox: Hoarding hurts food banks, but donors help

The panic-buying seems to be settling down, but it has still meant more stress for food banks, who now find their suppliers rationing purchases as they attempt to restock stores.
Jack Knox: We pay taxes, do we still have to look out for one another?

Jack Knox: We pay taxes, do we still have to look out for one another?

The face of need doesn’t always match our preconceptions.
Christmas Fund returns to help those in need; please donate

Christmas Fund returns to help those in need; please donate

The fund, which helps people in need in our community, is in its 65th year.
Christmas Fund reaches $1.24 million, boosted by flurry of donations

Christmas Fund reaches $1.24 million, boosted by flurry of donations

After a flurry of donations on Thursday — the deadline for charitable donations in the 2020 tax year — as well as a few more on New Year’s Day, your Times Colonist Christmas Fund has reached $1,243,452.
Times Colonist Christmas Fund reaches $1.186 million

Times Colonist Christmas Fund reaches $1.186 million

Donations to the Times Colonist Christmas Fund are still arriving online and by mail, pushing the total to $1.186 million. The money is being used to help Island residents in need. There is still time to give. Donate online at ­­­ ­ timescolonist.
Still time to donate to Christmas Fund; many people are in need

Still time to donate to Christmas Fund; many people are in need

Your Times Colonist Christmas Fund has reached $1.17 million, with a couple of days to go before the end of the year. And odds are, more donations will trickle in during the first week of 2021.
Thanks to your generosity, Christmas Fund reaches $1.13 million

Thanks to your generosity, Christmas Fund reaches $1.13 million

With a donation of $100,000, David Bird has pushed the Times Colonist Christmas Fund to new heights. By Saturday evening your fund was at $1,138,957.81, and the money continues to come in.