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Christmas Fund: You’ve given the community $1 million in a time of great need

Christmas Fund: You’ve given the community $1 million in a time of great need

The Times Colonist Christmas Fund has made it to $1 million. Thanks to everyone who donated; you have made a ­difference in your community, and your donation is very much appreciated. At 5 p.m.
Christmas Fund reaches $845,000, toward new goal of $1 million

Christmas Fund reaches $845,000, toward new goal of $1 million

The Times Colonist Christmas Fund is getting closer to its target of $1 million. By Tuesday afternoon, the total was at $845,000.
Jack Knox: At the food banks, people the volunteers have never seen before

Jack Knox: At the food banks, people the volunteers have never seen before

Outside the cramped little Mill Bay building, waiting for a volunteer to pass her a bag of groceries, a young woman rocked from foot to foot, looking a bit self-conscious.
Dave Obee: Norman Spector’s challenge pushes fund toward new goal of $1 million

Dave Obee: Norman Spector’s challenge pushes fund toward new goal of $1 million

Norman Spector’s generosity has paid off, giving the Times Colonist Christmas Fund an extra push as we head toward our new goal of $1 million by the end of the year.
Christmas Fund event coming to Dodd's Furniture

Christmas Fund event coming to Dodd's Furniture

A special Sunday event in support of the Times Colonist Christmas Fund has been dubbed Santa Claus is Coming to Dodd’s. Host Gordy Dodd is holding the gathering at his furniture store at 715 Finlayson St. from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mustard Seed adapts on the fly to reach people in need during pandemic

Mustard Seed adapts on the fly to reach people in need during pandemic

Like many on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mustard Seed Street Church in Victoria and other food banks across the country had to adapt quickly in the face of a deadly threat.
Christmas Fund reaches $733,000; goal has been boosted to $1 million

Christmas Fund reaches $733,000; goal has been boosted to $1 million

Your Times Colonist Christmas Fund will help more people than ever before. Let there be no doubt about that, considering that the fund has reached $733,000, surpassing the original $700,000 goal, and is still going strong.
Bottle Depot steps up for Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Bottle Depot steps up for Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Eat, drink and be merry this holiday season. And take your empties to the Bottle Depot.
$700,000 and beyond for the Christmas Fund

$700,000 and beyond for the Christmas Fund

As the Times Colonist Christmas Fund nears its goal of $700,000, let’s pause to thank all of you who have donated for your help in taking us this far, and for your determination to help those in need enjoy the festive season in the worst year in memo
Times Colonist Christmas Funds nears 2020 goal

Times Colonist Christmas Funds nears 2020 goal

The Times Colonist Christmas Fund reached $645,000 on Saturday, closing in on the 2020 goal of $700,000. It got a further boost thanks to donations made during the online Tuba Christmas concert, which was live-streamed on CHEK’s Facebook page.