everyone deserves home

News & Stories

Cool Aid’s staff, volunteers and supporters have a helpful influence on hundreds of tenants, patients and clients each and every day. Here we share some of the stories of our “Cool People” and the news that Cool Aid is making as we continue to build homes, lives and community in Greater Victoria — because everyone deserves home.

Offering compassion, one meal at a time

May 21, 2024

“Enjoying a meal and chatting with our cooks may be the only human interaction someone has that day," Food Services Manager, Paul Stewart.

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Recovering and putting down roots

May 21, 2024

"I felt super-excited to be in a clean, shiny home in such a beautiful neighbourhood. My self-worth was back...," Jody, Cool Aid resident.

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Empowering clients at the Downtown Community Centre

February 14, 2024

“It’s about listening, respect, and empowerment, and we’re right in the middle of town. Everyone is welcome,” Peer Support Facilitator, Warren Bailey.

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Boosting nutrition – and well-being – with grocery gift cards

February 14, 2024

"Besides a better diet, the gift cards give dignity, choice, and a boost to our clients’ mental health,” Frontline Supervisor, Amanda Nurse.

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Victoria clinic bridging gaps in dental care for patients in need

February 13, 2024

From now until Feb. 29, Cool Aid's Everyone Deserves to Smile campaign is raising funds for life-changing dental treatment.

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Campaign raises funds for dental clinic that serves people in need

February 12, 2024

Cool Aid's Everyone Deserves to Smile campaign was featured in the Times Colonist on February 4, 2024. There's still time to give!

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