At our meeting today, donations totaling $172,000  were made to the following organizations. 
Name of OrganizationProject Information   Amount
Ecole Quadra SchoolBooks for English Language Learners & Technology to support at risk learners providing them additional support.10,000
Central Middle SchoolCentral Middle School Breakfast Club5,000
YMCA-YWCA Strong Kids ProgramThe Y’s Pandora Youth Apartments, age 15-19 semi-independent living10,000
1000 X5 Children's Book Recycling Project SocietyBook Recycling Project1,500
Victoria Woman's Transition House Furniture for the Children’s Play Area at the VWTH Emergency Shelter5,000
Threshold Housing SocietyLife Foundations for At-risk youth14,000
Cornerstone Youth SocietyExpanded At-Risk Youth Programming: creative girls group, expanded one-on-one mentoring15,000
Victoria Conservatory of MusicMusic Therapy for Youth Transitioning to Adulthood20,000
Downtown Blanchard Advisory  – Quadra Village George Jay Summer Support Program12,000
Centre for Outreach EducationCORE Club is a campus-based program that provides at risk children and youth with accessible, individualized support in reading, writing and math from students enrolled in the University of Victoria’s Teacher Education program.10,000
Power to be Adventure Therapy SocietyWilderness School for youth displaying high-risk indicators5,000
George J Elementary Empowerment ProgramEmpowerment through exploration and Learning, facilitate inclusion on low income families12,000
Lifecycles 2017Growing schools in vulnerable communities - hands on food gardening experience5,000
South Island Centre for Counselling & TrainingBridging a Gap: Providing Professional Mental Health Counselling Services and Support to Children, Youth and Their Families5,000
Mustard Seed Street ChurchFood security expansion - providing youth at risk with access to healthy food10,000
Vancouver Island Kids Club Centre SocietyLunch program 5,000
Brayfoot Community AssociationTransportation for field trips for youth from low-income families in summer camps6,000
Disaster Aid CanadaOur Soap for Hope program gathers soap and soap products from local hotels, reprocesses them and donates to people in need of hygiene products5,000
Victoria Woman's Transition House  - CWWA CampSummer camp & counseling for children who witness abuse1,500
Family Services of Greater VictoriaCaught in the Middle program - assisting children whose caregivers are separating or divorcing15,000