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People who sustain a brain injury experience multiple changes and losses in their lives. These losses become apparent in many areas of a brain injury survivor’s life when they pop up unexpectedly. Common examples include activities like making a quick choice on what clothes to put on or preparing dinner or meeting up with friends or going to work. The implications of these losses are personal, multiple, meaningful, and painful. Grieving these losses can assist people with an ABI to let go of the old in order to develop new patterns and horizons in their lives. 

This hands-on group is especially...

VBIS is excited to be one of the non-profit organizations hosting a booth at Volunteer Victoria's Recruitment Fair at UVic this year!

Thinking about volunteering? Come find out about hundreds of volunteer opportunities available in Victoria.

Where: University of Victoria, Student Union Building (SUB) in Michele Pujol Room
When: Monday, September 17, 2011 - 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

Thanks to a generous donation from LifeCycles Project Society, we have oodles of plums.

Come on down to the Victoria Brain Injury Society and grab a bundle!

Each year the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, with the help of hard working volunteers, puts on Project Connect, an annual service fair for people experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty in Greater Victoria.

An estimated 700 people attend Project Connect to access services, like foot care, haircuts, ID replacement, veterinary help, and medical attention and much more.

Attendees don’t just get access to much needed services; they are also treated to a barbecue and receive custom care packs filled with the necessities for the coming winter months.

This year Project Connect...

How would YOU like to own this fantastic running shirt?

Start collecting pledges to support TEAM VBIS in the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon and you could be running down the street in STYLE :)

All our pledge collectors will be entered to win a running shirt!

Send friends and family to pledge online here:

http://www.canadahelps.org/gp/20839

OR, create your own Giving Page at CanadaHelps.org and get your family and friends involved!

It’s EASY:

  1. Go to CanadaHelps.org
  2. Click on GivingPages
  3. Register with CANADAHELPS
  4. Create a GivingPage
    1. Type of Page: Sporting Event
    2. Page Title: Goodlife Fitness...