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Giftof Giving 2012

This Holiday Season consider a gift that helps many and lasts all year long.

SLEEP APNEA Diagnostic & Treatment Program FREE Community Education & Support Group Contact JODIE PETERSEN,

RespiratoryTherapist & Health Fitness Specialist • • • • •

Wheelchair & Seating Scooters, Walkers & Rollators Porchlifts, Stairlifts & Home Elevators Vehicle Conversions & Adaptations Bathroom Safety Products

250-858-6791

• Incontinence & Wound Care • Blood Pressure & Home Diagnostic Equipment • Back Care, Supports & Braces • Aids to Daily Living

1561 Hillside Ave., Victoria Healthcare solutions for better living

250-370-2984


250-384-2064 Developing Future Leaders Our local programs include: - Christmas Warm A Soul: 1000 stockings for kids and adults in-need - Christmas Dinners: 700 meals served to families in-need - BBQ Outreaches: 50 a year - Superkids Saturday: fun active lunch programs for children at-risk - Adventure trips, surfing, boating - Superkids Summer Camp: sponsoring children at-risk to come to camp “Because of what you do in the community, there will be less youth in custody, thank you” - Youth Custody Centre Chaplain

Our Superkids Saturdays and Superkids Camps program is a place to creatively learn healthy living skills, grow in faith, and relate to others in a caring atmosphere.

Please donate at www.extremeoutreach.com

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OUR VISION: Every woman affected by violence, trauma or abuse will have the economic security to sustain herself and her family in safety, health, and freedom.

“Bridges is an essential tool for

any female survivor to heal and move forward from her past.” ~ Bridges Employment Program Graduate

Can we count on your support this month and year round?

www.bridgesforwomen.ca 250-385-7410

Donations can be called in, or sent to 320–1175 Cook Street V8V 4A1

Thank you Victoria for your ongoing support!


1 in 3 women survive sexual assault

Invitation to support

Little Spirits Garden

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Little Spirits Garden is a community memorial dedicated to the acknowledgment and remembrance of pregnancy and infant loss.

SILENCE. This year, with your financial help, we provided 4,741 hours of support to survivors of sexual assault. Despite these efforts, the demand for counselling services is overwhelming.

Please consider the Women’s Sexual Assault Centre in your charitable giving. To donate, phone 250-385-5545 or visit us online at vwsac.com Need help? Call our confidential crisis line: 250-686-3232.

1 in 4 survivors

“It does not matter if parents lost their baby 50 years or 5 hours ago, the grief of the loss of a baby before birth is often lifelong, raw, and ever present, laying just below the surface of the parents’ heartbeat.” Jill Davoren, M.S.W., R.S.W.

To make a tax deductible donation or for more information: www.facebook.com/LittleSpiritsGarden or www.saanichlegacy.ca or email info@robp.ca

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Help single parents and their children enjoy the stability of tradition and caring this holiday season! Even with tough times and hardships we want to ensure children have the stability of tradition and caring this year. Through a death, illness, break up or bad luck, single parent families will need your last minute support to provide food and TLC this holiday.

Please provide emergency help with a cash donation, gift card or food voucher. Give online: www.1-Up.ca Give by phone before December 21st: 250-385-1114 Give in-person before December 21st: 602 Gorge Road E. Give via mail: 1-Up, 602 Gorge Road E., Victoria V8T 2W6 Providing practical support, opportunities for growth and a sense of hope for single parent families

Single mom Stephanie and her son Rylan in a contemplative moment

• 250-385-1114 • info@1-Up.ca • www. 1-Up.ca


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Community This Holiday Season, make a monetary donation to WIN to support women in transforming their lives. Find out how: womeninneed.ca /donate 250-480-4006 x203 Transforming Our Community, One Woman at a Time.

Help us end multiple sclerosis this year. New Year’s Resolutions Become more active Volunteer Donate to a charity Leave a legacy in my will

www.mssociety.ca 250-388-6496

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South Vancouver Island Chapter 1004 North Park St. Victoria, BC V8T 1C6

Our utmost gratitude for your ur support in 2012. Your donations help s. create a world without blood cancers. S STEP BY STEP, WE’LL FIND A CURE!

We wish you a joyous holiday season and a happy new year.

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