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Amigos de los Niños

Providing quality healthcare to marginalized children in Los Cabos, Mexico.
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Fostering Responsible Stewardship of the Salish Sea

SSI’s mission is to foster responsible stewardship of the Salish Sea, to inform and inspire the people who are willing to work to preserve it for the benefit of current and future generations.
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A Small Community Making a Big Difference

In this time of paramount climate awareness, more and more community groups and non-profit organizations are maximizing their efforts to protect our planet and implement local, environmentally sustainable solutions.
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GreenAngels Woodchoppers

A number of years ago, a team of retired men on Pender Island BC, got together and began chopping wood for charitable causes. They're a stalwart, loyal bunch who get together a couple of times a week for the enjoyment and satisfaction of helping out the community. With an average age of seventy, they can likely out chop many a younger man and do it all by hand.
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Back in the Paddle: Penelakut Canoe Races

Thanks to a committed group of people, led by Melvina James and Augie Sylvester, the canoe races on Penelakut Island (formerly Kuper) are making a comeback. 2019 marked the third year that this culturally essential sporting event was held after a 50+ year hiatus. What a day and what a success! A day for the whole community and for all ages.
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Social Enterprise - Africa Beyond Aid

As a ‘beyond aid alternative’, social business is disrupting the historical system and instead invests in those living in the margins, giving them the power to drive permanent change.
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Bicycles for Humanity

Bicycles for Humanity Victoria, BC chapter is preparing to ship its 11th container of bikes to developing countries. Their work supports grassroots projects that improve access to healthcare, education, water, food, and employment. Help them empower the world's poorest people. Donate your old bike. Make a financial donation to "sponsor" a bike. Volunteer. Change lives.
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Music & Memory

You may have read about GreenAngels' involvement with this wonderful music program created for people with dementia in our previous article. It is truly amazing to see how familiar songs can evoke powerful memories and emotions.
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Kitlope: Safeguarding Coastal Carnivores

Working with First Nations partners, Raincoast's goal is to permanently end commercial trophy hunting of all large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest. The next goal is to acquire the 5,300km2 Kitlope Conservancy tenure.
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Mercy Ships Celebrate 100,000 Free Surgical Procedures

Mercy Ships bring hospital facilities and free surgeries to regions where clean water, electricity, medical facilities and personnel are limited or nonexistent.
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SeaWatch Society

SeaWatch was founded in 1993 in response to the rapidly declining fish populations in the Sea of Cortez due to illegal fishing and fishing methods.
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United Nations FAO ~ Women in Aquaculture

Fishing, aquaculture, and related industries make up the livelihood for as much as ten to twelve per cent of the world’s population. And half of these people are women.
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SeaDoc Society ~ Champions for the Salish Sea

When you support SeaDoc, you are supporting cutting edge science that will help protect the Salish Sea for future generations.
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Salish Sea Stars

These energetic, young environmentalists are setting the bar for ocean protection education - beginning with their island home in the Salish Sea.
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Norgarden Knitters ~ Sending Love Around the Globe

The knitters spend many hours each week making washcloths, sweaters, dresses, teddy bears, toques, blankets and other necessities to be sent overseas to people in need.