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December 17, 2014

Our Place family members want to wish all our donors and supporters a very, merry Christmas. Discover exactly what your support and donations mean to the people who visit Our Place on a daily basis.

November 17, 2014

Demand for a hot meal and warm shelter at Our Place has experienced a dramatic increase this winter. In October alone, Our Place served over 58,000 meals – a 62-per-cent increase from the same month last year. And it’s not slowing down.

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November 10, 2014

Mayoral Candidates Debate on Homelessness and Affordable Housing - Our Place hosts public debate on issues surrounding poverty in Victoria

October 26, 2014

Week after week, hundreds of volunteers offer their time, and their expertise, to show their support. Veronica Cooper met one of those volunteers, who’s been teaching clients her passion, one knit, and one purl, at a time.

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October 23, 2014

Thanksgiving is a celebration of hope, family and belonging – and thanks to your generous support, this was also true for Victoria’s most vulnerable citizens. Your support means your impoverished neighbours were given the opportunity to experience a sense of community – and yes, even family – at this special time of year.

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October 17, 2014

CHEK TV's Vee Cooper takes a look at how Our Place helps the most vulnerable celebrate a special family holiday, because at Our Place, everyone is family.

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September 7, 2014

This 12-year-old boy fulfills the wishes of his older sister by challenging Greater Victoria to serve people in need. Shaw TV's Paul Beilstein meets up with this inspiring young person at Our Place in downtown Victoria.

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September 6, 2014

Shaw TV's go! island had a lot of fun at our Splish Splash Celebrity Charity Carwash on the weekend. We even had a donor challenging the cameraman to strip and wash her car - yikes!

September 5, 2014

Amazing Our Place Volunteer Lizzie was honoured by Save-On-Foods and CTV this week. Check out the video to see just how special Lizzie is.

Amazing Teen

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July 14, 2014

The true heart of what Our Place provides to the most vulnerable citizens of Greater Victoria is best told from those we serve: the family members who walk through our doors every day for nourishment, warmth, hope and belonging. This short video introduces three stories of transformation, told from the heart, and in the words of those transformed.

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