Support Us

The programmes offered by CISV Victoria are made possible through various fundraising endeavors, generous donations of individuals, sponsorship and grants.

CISV Victoria hosts an international programmes on a 5 year cycle. Hosting is costly, but it is a vital part of providing this unique opportunity to youth from our community, and around the world. We appreciate every means of support and we gratefully accept in-kind donations, which are eligible for tax-deductible receipts. In the past we have appreciated in-kind donations such as: food for camps, discounts on food, bedding, transportation, storage, dry cleaning and laundry services, building space for events, guest speakers, manual labour, freezers and freezer space, professional advice, cooks, life-guard services, notary services, writing grant applications, sports equipment, photography, discounts on goods, and a helping hand.

Sponsors/Initiatives

Canada Helps

Or please consider investing in CISV Victoria's future by contributing via Canada Helps. Thank you for your support!

Alumni Donations

If you experienced CISV as a young person, chances are the memories are strong and hopefully the friendships you made from those experiences are too. We gratefully welcome donations, and hope you consider joining CISV again. To donate directly to CISV Victoria, please contact our Fund Development Chair

Support us by supporting these businesses/ initiatives:

SPUD

CISV Victoria has partnered with SPUD! A local Canadian company that makes getting local, fresh food easy! This is a fundraising opportunity to for CISV and a way for our families to connect with our local farmers. Buying local farmed goods decreases carbon foot print and supports the local economy as well as locally produce food is generally more nutrient dense and has more flavour since you are enjoying it closer to the date it was harvested! Spud delivers free of charge right to your door, and CISV gets back 25% or 10%, depending on the fundraising boxes you buy!

This is awesome for offices too, as they deliver right to your door, so consider making it a staple in your office.

Here's a link!

  1. Create an account.
  2. Select your box and add it to your cart.
  3. At check out, enter the code FUNDRAISING and select CISV Victoria from the drop down menu.
  4. Your box gets delivered and we get 25%

Magazine subscriptions

Give the gift of a magazine subscription! Buy a subscription through the QSP Reading program and CISV Victoria receives approximately 40% of the subscription value.

Anyone can order or renew magazine subscriptions for delivery to their home, or any Canadian address (family, friends or businesses). It's fast, there is no need to register and you save up to 85% off newsstand prices.

Follow the link to the QSP page and click on the "Shop Now" button to make a purchase in support of CISV VICTORIA! Our group online ID for QSP is 3666195.

Thank you in advance for your support!

Contact our Fund Development chair for more information or to ask questions about our magazine sales campaign.

Contributions

Tax deductible donations can be made by sending a cheque to:

CISV Victoria
Box 8058, Stn CE
Victoria, BC V8W 3R7

2018 - Beyond the Reef Youth Meeting

CISV Victoria gratefully acknowledges the following donors and sponsors who kindly shared their good fortune with our International Guests and supported the success of the 2018 Beyond the Reef Youth Meeting:

Avanti Sports
Country Grocer
Knotty By Nature
London Drugs
Rogers Chocolates
Clif Bar & Company
Singing Bowl Granola
Planet Organic

2015 Build-a-Bridge Village

CISV Victoria gratefully acknowledges donors and sponsors who kindly shared their good fortune with our International Guests and supported the success of the 2015 Build-a-Bridge Village.

2014 Step Up Camp

CISV Victoria hosted an International Step Up Camp In July 2014. Delegates from nine member countries were actively responsible for leadership and program planning using the CISV educational theme of Diversity. CISV Victoria would like to thank these outstanding donors and sponsors.

2013 Spring into Auction Fundraiser Event

2013 is an official "year of rest" in CISV Victoria's multi year calendar, but the preparations to host a "Step Up" camp in 2014 are ongoing. To help, the chapter hosted a fundraising event featuring local performers; Sarah Ayer, Marie Tasse, and the BC Fiddle Orchestra. Generous support from these corporate donors contributed to the financial success of the evening. Thank you!

2013 Autumn Apple Pick

A huge thank you goes out to SeaCider Farm & Ciderhouse for so generously donating to our chapter.

2012 Seminar Camp

In July 2012, CISV Victoria hosted an International Seminar Camp with youth from 15 member countries attending. The three-week long camp required delegates to shape the structure of their camp while they explored complex themes, resolved ever changing conflicts and developed personal leadership skills. This camp was life changing for delegates and the success can be attributed in part to the outstanding support from these local donors and sponsors.

2011 National Camp

August 2011, CISV Victoria hosted Canada's annual National Camp. Member CISV youth from across Canada explored the 2011 international theme of Conflict and Resolution. The week long camp was a great success and we would like to thank these local donors and sponsors.

2011 Youth Meeting

July 2011, CISV Victoria hosted Canada's first-ever international Youth Meeting, with the theme Image-In a CISV World. Participants included delegations from Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany and the USA. The camp was a great success thanks to our many volunteers and the generous contributions of these local donors and sponsors.

2010 National Board Meeting

The generous support of these local donors was greatly appreciated.

2009 Village

The 2009 “Cooking up Peace” Village was an overwhelming success thanks to our volunteers and the generous support of these local donors and sponsors.

News

CAMP KITCHEN HELP NEEDED:
Our Youth Meeting (YM) camp needs kitchen helpers July 8-21, and a head cook July 9, 13, 16 and 20.  All menus are preplanned.  Contact Sandi to sign up, especially if your youth is travelling this summer.  Thank you!

 

FUNDRAISER:  SPUD Food Boxes
Free deliveries of local, fresh farmed goods. 
We get 25% or 10% back as a fundraiser.
Sign up today! Easy:

This is awesome for offices too, as they deliver right to your door, so consider making it a staple in your office. 

Here's a link! 

1. Create an account.

2. Select your box and add it to your cart. 

3. At check out, enter the code FUNDRAISING and select CISV Victoria from the drop down menu.  

4. Your box gets delivered and we get 25% 

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2018 SUMMER TRAVEL
OPPORTUNITIES: 

PEACE BUS: Bursary available.
June 24-August 2 Eastbound
July 25-Sept 2 Westbound

A
 couple of delegate seats still available both directions (39 day cross-Canada trip): Eastbound (14-16) and Westbound (16-18). 

Contact peacebus@CISVvictoria.ca  Visit peacebus.ca/

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INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE'S PROJECTS (IPP)
Locally run projects that benefit a community and its environment.  Ages 19+  Contact Sonja at ipp@cisvvictoria.ca
Delegate needed for Frederiction, NB, Canada, asap.
Details:  cisv.org/upcoming-ipps/

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CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS (CRC): 
CRCs are needed for all people over age 18 in a household hosting homestays or people volunteering at camps
Please email: riskmanager@
CISVvictoria.ca
 to check if you have a valid one on file.
You may also email to request the password to apply at the Min. of Justice website:
justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/home.htm   

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CISV VICTORIA CHAPTER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

- Volunteer recruitment coordinator
- Leader/Staff recruitment coordinator
- Local Camp Coordinator

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CISV MEMBERSHIP: 
Obtain, or renew your annual membership. Forms are in the "Joining CISV" section of this site. As of Fall 2018, membership runs from October 1-September 30 each year starting this year. Individual (19+) and Family rates available: membership@
cisvvictoria.ca

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ARE YOU GETTING CISV EMAILS?
The most recent email newsletter was sent to CISV Victoria's membership on June 14, 2018. Please let us know if we missed you. Email  communications@
cisvvictoria.ca