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National Volunteer Week 2019

April 9, 2019

National Volunteer Week is a chance to thank volunteers, and acknowledge the incredible value that volunteering brings to our community. We wouldn’t be able to make Dreams come true if it weren’t for the tireless efforts of our many volunteers. We thank you all from the bottom of our heart’s. Elk Lake Triathlon volunteers Every… READ MORE

Fight 4 The Cause’s Heavyweight Donation!

March 25, 2019

Contenders left it all in the ring at the 7th Annual Fight 4 The Cause (December 1, 2018). It’s a huge physical and mental undertaking to take part in this charity boxing tournament. Many of the contenders had never been in a boxing ring before signing up for the event, and all undertook long weeks… READ MORE

Scotia McLeod Charitable Foundation Donation!

March 6, 2019

We were honoured to recieve  a cheque for $6,500 from the ScotiaMcLeod Charitable Foundation today. The donation was made possible by Kevin Greenard, Portfolio Manager and Director with the Greenard Group, through the Share the Wealth awards program. Kevin also sits on our Board of Directors. He knows the valuable work we do, and advocates for… READ MORE

Grizzlies Game Night A Win!

March 4, 2019

Hockey Fans Celebrated a 4-1 Victoria Grizzlies win AND huge fundraising total It was a win-win at the Q Centre on February 9th as the Victoria Grizzlies beat the visiting Wenatchee Wild, and raised funds and awareness for Help Fill A Dream. We were so pleased and grateful for the support we received for this… READ MORE

So Many Thank Yous

February 13, 2019

We’ve been so busy planning our next fundraising events, as well as Dreams for deserving kids, that we’ve neglected to say a few thanks yous. At Help Fill A Dream we are always humbled when we are chosen to receive donations, knowing how many good causes there are to chose from. In December and January… READ MORE

Seafirst Insurance 2018 Jeans Day donation

February 11, 2019

It was a beautiful sunny day when Craig collected a cheque from the wonderful staff at Seafirst Insurance. One of the ways that SeaFirst works to encourage and support community involvement is through a company wide Wednesday Jeans Day fundraising initiative. Staff members who wear jeans donate $5 each Wednesday, or $20 for the month…. READ MORE

Van Isle Comic Con

August 27, 2018

Not all heroes wear capes, some are dressed up as anything from Gandalf the Grey to Princess Leia to Deadpool to Sailor Moon. This past June the Vancouver Island Comic Con was held at Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney and welcomed a plethora of geeks and nerds of all ages! The organizers not only put… READ MORE

Ted Balderson & the Victoria Harbour Cats

August 27, 2018

We would like to thank Ted Balderson who presented us with at cheque of $1,100 on the final game of the Harbour Cats’ regular season. Earlier this summer Ted promised to donate $50 for every double play that the Harbour Cats would turn at a home game. We were so happy to once again share… READ MORE

Yana and Run4Dreams

August 23, 2018

Yana Hempler is one motivated young woman. She seeks to empower and help others through her running and invites others to partake in this movement. Run4Dreams is a virtual 5k “race” that you can run and walk in your own time. When you sign up for Run4Dreams all proceeds go to Help Fill A Dream,… READ MORE

Cornerstone Properties Ltd.

August 23, 2018

We would like to thank the lovely people over at Cornerstone Properties for generously donating to us following their annual golf tournament. Co-workers and invited guests gather every year and participate in some friendly competition while also fundraising for the charity of their choice. This year they chose to donate to Help Fill A Dream… READ MORE