As Juan de Fuca regional residents we share this in common:
We are gravely troubled by the staggering rate and volume of deforestation in our region. We believe that our forests are being grossly mismanaged, and that these lands which should represent our commons have been unjustly expropriated in the name of fast profit for industry shareholders, at the expense of ecological sustainability and what is literally the birthright ground for future generations.
Our vision is two-fold:
Create U Coaching primarily works with folks 50+ that want to create a fulfilling and thriving life aligned with their true purpose, passion and interests.
Men and women between fifty and seventy-five are “neither young nor old.” In our youth obsessed society, baby boomers are challenging the stereotypes and cultural norms of aging. Today people are living longer, are healthier and as a result, raises many interesting questions on how to compose their lives during this stage of their life.
Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization that manages the blood supply in all provinces and territories outside of Quebec. Annually, Canadian Blood Services collects over 900,000 whole blood donations and delivers products to more than 700 hospital customers with every donation going on to save lives. We currently have one permanent site located in Victoria and various mobile clinics located throughout the Greater Victoria Area including one every 56 days in Sooke.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
For more information check out their BC website.
Hope Centre is a joint venture between the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island (SSVP) and the M’akola Group of Societies (M’akola). It came about when the groups identified a need in Sooke to provide affordable housing for aboriginal and non-aboriginal homeless singles (both men and women), including provisions for youth.
Housing and services for those experiencing homelessness in the Capital Region are primarily focused in downtown Victoria. There is great demand in Sooke for affordable housing – especially for youth who have few local resources or supports.