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Huron Carole aims to deliver peace, hope and love through online concerts

Huron Carole aims to deliver peace, hope and love through online concerts

No team, no dream. That’s how singer-songwriter Tom Jackson describes the collective effort that brings the Huron Carole to life each year.
'Everybody needs a boost up at Christmas,' says longtime Christmas Fund donor

'Everybody needs a boost up at Christmas,' says longtime Christmas Fund donor

Longtime roofing-company owner Wayne Massey donated $5,000 to the Times Colonist Christmas Fund this year in what has become a tradition that’s now in its 14th year.
$500,000: Times Colonist Christmas Fund reaches new marker as community shows heart

$500,000: Times Colonist Christmas Fund reaches new marker as community shows heart

A cool half-million dollars. $500,000 to help people who are less fortunate than most of us. More money than the Times Colonist Christmas Fund has raised in its 65 years of making life better for those in need.
Thanks to you, Christmas Fund reaches $479,000

Thanks to you, Christmas Fund reaches $479,000

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Your Times Colonist Christmas Fund reached $479,800 Thursday, and it will help to make Christmas better for those less fortunate in our delivery area.
Christmas Fund continues to climb, reaching $456,000

Christmas Fund continues to climb, reaching $456,000

Your Times Colonist Christmas Fund reached $456,800 Wednesday, 65 per cent of the way to the goal of $700,000 by Christmas Day. The money raised is used to make Christmas a bit better for those less fortunate in our delivery area.
Mask-maker donates money from sales to Times Colonist Christmas Fund

Mask-maker donates money from sales to Times Colonist Christmas Fund

A loss for the annual Times Colonist book sale turned into a gain for the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.
Match challenges help push Christmas Fund toward $700,000 goal

Match challenges help push Christmas Fund toward $700,000 goal

Your Times Colonist Christmas Fund continues to grow, raising money to help the less fortunate have a better holiday season. The fund total stands at $427,300, 61 per cent of the way to our goal of $700,000 by Christmas Day.
Donate refundable bottles and cans to help the Christmas Fund

Donate refundable bottles and cans to help the Christmas Fund

The Times Colonist Christmas Fund has grown because of small donations, large donations, and match challenges. In this year of unprecedented need, it has already raised more money than any of our previous 64 campaigns.
Jack Knox: This year's Mustard Seed dinner even more heartwarming, heartbreaking than usual

Jack Knox: This year's Mustard Seed dinner even more heartwarming, heartbreaking than usual

Half an hour before the first turkey dinner was dispensed, the line outside the Mustard Seed Street Church already stretched down the block.
Demand grows at food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

Demand grows at food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

The emergence of new agencies providing help to vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic is putting additional pressure on Victoria’s Mustard Seed Street Church and other food banks across the country, officials say.