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New Year’s Resolutions Become more active Volunteer Donate to a charity Leave a legacy in Will If all of these resolutions were achieved we would be that much closer to putting an end to MS. What resolution are you going to commit to for 2012?

Giving makes us all better The Goodricks invested in their community by setting up a Life Annuity which supported Mr. Goodrick after his wife’s death and was donated to the Victoria Hospitals Foundation when he passed away. Their gift will support the purchase of leading-edge equipment for the new Patient Care Centre. For more inFormation please contact Beth Cairns, Major Gift Officer, at 250-519-1750, or by e-mail at beth.cairns@viha.ca

For more information on how your resolutions can help in the fight to end MS call 250-388-6496 or visit us at 1004 North Park St. www.mssociety.ca

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Community Support in Action

T H I S H O L I DAY S E A SO N

T hank You Community for sending in your donations and making hampers! You made 130 hampers for clients who used our services this past year. We have achieved half of our campaign goal of $100,000.

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Your Action THIS S E A SO N !

Your generosity is heart-warming to the women and children who need our services

“ I cannot believe that people actually care. ” ~Shelter Client Suite 100 – 3060 Cedar Hill Road,

Victoria BC V8T 3J5

• Elissa Bergman, Development Manager

Donate at www.transitionhouse.net or call 250-592-2927

• P 250-592-2927 Ext 210 • F 250-592-9279 • E elissab@vwth.bc.ca


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Call Jennifer Ingham 1-800-818-4483 www.lionsbc.ca

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Protecting wilderness & wildlife for more than 30 years.

WILDERNESS C O M M I T T E E WildernessCommittee.org/legacy Toll free 1-800-661-9453

’Tis the season to give and receive – remember to support your favourite charity.

Charitable Giving

14 th ANNUAL Extreme Christmas Dinner 2011 This Christmas, children right here in your city will not have Christmas dinner, or receive gifts, or have beds to sleep in. They are not far away, they are down the block and right here: children in need. You can help! Extreme Outreach Society will host a Christmas dinner for over 500 needy children and families. Each child will receive a delicious dinner, a gift and a stocking stuffed full.Help bring the joy and wonder of Christmas to someone in need this year. Any size of donation helps.

Donate-a-vehicle program Your unused car, boat, RV, motorcycle or anything of value will help continue our essential outreach programs. It’s hassle-free: we tow away, if Call 250.384.2064 for more information needed.You get a tax receipt for the fair market value! Extreme Outreach Society is a local non-profit focused on helping children and families in need as well as the prevention of homelessness. We offer varied and fun programs for children ages 6 -12 years, encouraging choices that lead to healthy lifestyles and developing their God-given potential!

Mail donations to: Extreme Outreach Society, 999 McKenzie Ave., Victoria BC V8X 3G8

250.384.2064 • office@extremeoutreach.com • www.extremeoutreach.com

Charitable no. 89221 3414 RR0001

TO G E T HER WE’ RE M AKIN G A D IFFER ENCE!


From everyone at Veterinarians without Borders, we wish you a peace-filled holiday and a joyous New Year.

A Gift to Inspire is a tribute to a life well lived Did you know that by making a planned gift, you can support the vital services and programs offered by the Greater Victoria Public Library? The public library is for everyone, and your gift will benefit readers and lifelong learners today and tomorrow. How Do I Leave a Gift to the Greater Victoria Public Library?

One World Gifts Vets without Borders In Laos, VWB/VSF works to improve livestock animal health. In Tanzania, we help smallholder farmers raise healthier chickens. In Latin America, we are helping find responsible solutions to over population of free-roaming dogs. All of our programs are grounded in the philosophy that the health of animals, people, and the ecosystems we share are interwoven.

It’s easy. You can arrange for a planned gift in several ways, the most common being a charitable e gift through a bequest in a will. Many people set aside a dollar amount or leave a paid up life insurance policy, securities, retirement income or other financial investments. Consult the appropriate professional advisors to ensure the type and timing of your gift maximizes the advantages to you and to the e Greater Victoria Public Library. You can also call or write us if you u need to know more about how planned d giving benefits present and future generations. rations.

You can help us create a better future for all. Donate before midnight on December 31 to ensure you receive a 2011 tax receipt.

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Greater Victoria Public Library 735 Broughton Street Victoria, BC V8W 3H2 Phone: (250) 413-0356

www.vwb-vsf.ca

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’Tis the season to give and receive – remember to support your favourite charity.

Charitable Giving

Planned Giving creates a lasting legacy. Please give and help us support generations of wildlife. NIWRA’s mission is to care for ill, injured and orphaned wildlife and to educate the public on wildlife and environmental issues. Your donation helps projects at NIWRA such as the Rehabilitation of wildlife, Wildlife Educational programs and the Vancouver Island Black Bear Program. Please visit our website under “Bequest/Sponsor” at www.niwra.org. Also view our 5 minute video called WILDLIFE LEGACY on our website at Whats New - Video NORTH ISLAND WILDLIFE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION 250-248-8534 Box 364, 1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC V0R 1V0

They Need You and We Depend on You


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For 33 years, providing practical support, opportunities for growth and a sense of hope for single parent families in Victoria.

Help create a healthier, brighter future for single parents and their children. Services include free individual counselling, over 20 life skills and parenting courses, a mentoring program for single moms, a dads’ support group, a free clothing and bread room and an annual school supplies and Christmas hamper program. To make a gift, visit www.1-up.ca For more information, call 250 385-1114 or visit us at 602 Gorge Rd. East www.1-up.ca

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’Tis the season to give and receive – remember to support your favourite charity.

Charitable Giving

People across Canada and especially Victoria have opened their hearts in response to the needs of people around the world. From tools to toys, medical equipment to sewing machines, crutches to baby cribs, hospital beds to bicycles, and much, much more have been received, processed, packaged, loaded and shipped world wide. Over 300 full sized shipping containers have been processed and shipped. Destinations in over 65 countries. Many thousands of smiling faces. Somebody cares. Over 100 volunteers working long hours, making a difference one package, one destination, one person, at a time. We need your help to continue making a difference.

Thank you for making the Compassionate Resource Warehouse part of your giving plan this Christmas Season. Please make cheques payable to “Compassionate Resource Warehouse” (A charitable receipt will be issued) P

COMPASSIONATE RESOURCE WAREHOUSE 4277 Quadra St. Victoria, B.C., Canada V8X 1L5 • Call 250-381-GIVE (250 382-4483) or visit our web site at www.crwarehouse.ca for more information.


Dec 20, 2011 The Gift of Charitable Giving