Sisters of St. Ann Donate $450,000 To Affordable Housing

Victoria – On the day that marks their 160th Anniversary of service in Victoria, the Sisters of St. Ann and…

Cool Aid Celebrates 50 Years of Community Service

On June 10, 1968,  Cool Aid began with the installation of a youth hotline to help transient youth in need….

Those Cool Years At The Old Cool Aid Hostel

by Mark Idczak, Cool Aid resident When the plans for the new shelter Rock Bay Landing were announced tears and…

Legacy Golf Tournament Raises Over $26,000

July 18, 2017 – This year’s Legacy Golf Tournament raised over $26,000 last Friday, thanks to our sponsors, auction donors,…

Sandy Merriman Open House & Garden Reveal

May 24, 2017 — Sandy Merriman House, Cool Aid’s emergency shelter for women, had an extensive interior renovation this last…

Nance’s Salute to Sandy Merriman House

Walking into Sandy Merriman House, the day we were to interview Nance, we were instantly greeted with the sweet melody…

Cool Aid’s Winter Coat Giveaway at the Downtown Community Centre

The chill of winter can be felt by all of us in Victoria, and it is especially chilly for those…

Urban Barn “Blanket the Country in Warmth” Campaign

Urban Barn Shares Winter Warmth Urban Barn customers have come through once again with their “Blanket the Country in Warmth”…

Shoe Box Project provides hope to Victoria women in need

Four years ago, Linda Ferguson went to Vancouver to visit her daughter and came back with a vision that would…

Carl Young Estate Creates Pets In Need Endowment & Much More

December 16, 2016 – Victoria – In March 2015, Carl Graham Young passed away in advance of his years in…